So that episode was a blast, right ? Of course we don’t want to spoiler anyone that hasn’t seen it yet, but that definitely calls for a third season. Summer mentioned in her tweets and the previous interviews that she liked the scene were all girls were together. And yes, the scenes were really great. It was nice to see her hang out with the team. Also the elevator scenes and … no, you better see it for yourself.
Anyway, here are the caps from tonights season final of Alphas.
Summer is soon starting the twitter chat and I’m sure most of you will check it out. For everyone that hasn’t the chance or just want to read it again, we will post Summer’s tweets here. We will update this post with new tweets when they arrive. Hopefully everyone has fun with the chat. And don’t forget to be kind!
A good friend of mine, and a huge fan of Summer Glau, @karenwing2012 is seriously ill and fighting for her life. Could you ask Summer if she might say a few words of encouragement for her during Monday’s live-tweeting? It would mean the world to Karen. Thank you.
- Hi Karen sending you love and healing thoughts!
Ms. Glau are you considering pursuing writing or directing?
- looking to work with writers and directors. Not looking to writing and directing on my own.
I’m here to start tweeting. Any questions
What was you favorite scene to shoot, Summer?
- The only scene with all four girls
Out of Cameron (#TSCC), River (#Firefly), or Skylar (#Alphas), which was your favorite to play?
- I’ll always keep that secret
Ms Glau, what 70s or 80s TV show would you love to see rebooted and be part of?
- I like to stick with originals
My favorite tv show growing up was Little House on that Prairie
Hey Summer! How did it feel when you first moved to LA to purse acting? What was the hardest part?
- The hardest part was being brave enough to be myself.
Hi, Summer! Did you do anything special to prepare for your role as Skyler on the show?
- Skyler’s boots are magical. I just put those on and I’m ready to go.
- Seriously, I always go on set and work on taking a part and putting together all of Skyler’s inventions.
How extensive do Skylar’s powers run, could she analyze any machine regardless of size?
Summer, what is your favorite movie of all time?
- That’s the movie that most made me want to be an actress.I used to watch it with my grandma. And she gave me the soundtrack when I was child
Heya Summer, whats your favorite scene with Zoe (Skylar) ?
- My favorite scene from Alphaville where everyone that lives in the village is having dinner together.
Summer, which do you think is the coolest gadget that Skylar created?
- The flame throw that I made at the end of Need to Know.
Hi Summer! When are you coming to Europe? You have so much fans here
- Made plans to come last year, but wasn’t able to make it due to work. 2013 should be my new European adventure.
Summer I’m a huge fan!! What is your dream role?
- To be the female John Wayne.
Hi Summer! If #Alphas were real, would you want to be one? With what abilities?
- If I wasn’t acting there is no way I could be Skyler. Everyone knows I’m mechanically challenged.
- If I could choose an ability I think I’d choose Nina’s.
it’s funny how you’re specialty has turned out to be sci-fi . Did you like this type of show growing up?
- Yes. I was a huge Star Trek the Next Generation fan. It’s a show I got to watch with my parents when I couldn’t sleep.
Summer, nothing related to acting but what is your favorite band?
- My favorite singer is George Strait. I like a lot of country music. There are a lot singer song writers that I love.
Hi Summer! What’s your favorite color (I’m bad at asking questions…please take pity on me ;-)?
You’ve got awesome moves. What do you do on a regular basis to stay in shape? Yoga? Pilates? Vegan diet? Other?
- I love yoga, cardiobar and hiking.
do you miss Firefly? Do you still keep in touch with the old cast?
- Yes. Always.
Hey Summer! Do you have a favourite tv show at the moment to watch?
- New Girl.
Hi Summer. Who do you look up to as an acting role model??
- So many actors. Cate Blanchet
Summer, if there were a fight between River and Cameron, who would win?
- I’ll never give that away.
hello summer, I am an up and coming actress and was wondering if you have any advice for making in the wonderful world of acting
- Know what’s true.
Do you believe in aliens?
- Skip aliens!
will we see you next season of Alphas, if they get rennewed?
- I really hope so
Summer, your character waking up in that room after being alpha’d was creepy. Whats your creeptastic fear or moment?
- Voodoo. Always been. Always be. Terrified.
Something Browncoats often debate: River with combat boots on, or barefoot. Which did you prefer?
- Combat boots.
- The grates on the ship really were quite sharp on my feet.
Besides San Antonio, what’s your other favorite city in Texas, Ms. Glau?
whats your favorite animal?
Is there any actress/actor in particular, that you would like to work with in the future?
- I would love to do more scenes with David Strathairn
Summer, what is the best advice you’ve ever received, and from whom?
would you consider being Doctor Who’s companion for a season or two?
- That’s a great idea!
What is your favorite sport game?
if there is a 3rd season and Skylar is in it how would you like to see the character develop?
- I would like to see her push herself to trust the team.
Your best Halloween Trick and your all-time three favorite costumes you’ve worn or created.
- We did fall festival growing up not Halloween. This is tough for me.
if you could be any other character on Alphas who would it be and why?
- It would be Harkin.
Hi. I remember you said you wanted to read more classics. As an aspiring writer, I’m curious what are your fav stories/authors?
- My favorite book is East of Eden.
Hi Miss. Glau. Which would you be: Vampire, werewolf or zombie and why?
- Vampire. Best clothes.
I read that you have a dog. How is he going? what is he like?
- He’s napping through the episode. He’s an angel dog.
- Bathroom break!
as a yogi myself & a loyal fan of yours I must ask can you do the “firefly” pose?
- I don’t even know that pose.
What is your favorite sci-fi show?
- Of all time it’s got to be Star Trek the Next Generation.
Do you enjoy the techno-babble your characters do?
- I don’t enjoy it before it’s been memorized.
what’s your favorite meal to eat while on set, and off set?
- Taco Bell (on and off set).
How was your time at Grey’s Anatomy?
- So much fun! Sandra Oh and Ellen are goddesses
HEY Summer!!! Do you think we will ever see who Zoe’s father is???? What do you think his alpha ability is???
- I’d like to see who he is and give him a piece of my mind.
- Hopefully we’ll find out what his Alpha ability is.
Summer, is the Dollhouse real:-)
- Some time and some where.
Summer, scariest movie ever?
- The last scary movie I watched was I Am Legend. To me that was scary.
What show would you love to guest star on if you could? Can you sing?
- New Girl (I’d love to guest star on).
- In terms of singing, it depends.
is zoe as adorable as she looks? Loved the gorilla toy!
Whoa, Summer, how was it filming the elevator scene with all the guns? #Alphas
- Our guard was down. It was 4 in the morning. Great conversations.
Summer! Who’s your celebrity crush?
- Nervous laughter…
- I’m still crying. That was traumatic.
Any chance of Dr. Horribles sing along Blog 2?
- If I get hired to sing it will be the proudest moment of my career.
Summer, do you play any instruments?
Summer, have you figured out how to program the remote yet?
Summer, are you a fan of Mystery Science Theater 3000 (aka MST3K)?
- I don’t know that is.
A perfect day for you?
Wao that were a lot tweets, right ? Hope we got everything.If we missed something, let us know. Summer answered a lot of question and you got to know her a bit better. Did everyone like the chat ? On a side note. SyFy just said that they had to cancel the chat early, because they reached the tweet limit.
You feel that its close to the season final of Alphas because a lot of interviews are coming up now. Most of it you have read already, but a few things are new – like an extended part about her tech skills. So head over to these web sites and check out the interviews with Summer. They were all part of the phone interview she gave last week. Enjoy!
Just a couple hours left before the season finale (and the live tweet) with Summer starts. We mentioned last week that Summer had a couple of phone interviews in preparation for the season finale of Alphas. So here is another one with her and executive producer Bruce Miller. A lot of it was mentioned during the tweets last week, but there are also a couple new information.
Bruce Miller tells us why he brought Skylar back to the series, which is really interesting. Summer speaks about how it was to work with the cast of Alphas and how she realized, that she and Erin have a lot in common. The part about Skylar(Zoe) and Summer is really great. It looks like that both of them are really close. Of course Summer would love to come back for another season and reprise her role as Skylar. (If it gets renewed) She also gives some great insights into her character, where she wants Skylar to be, what the challenges were and what is the difference between Skylar and the other characters she portrayed.
Besides Alphas, she also talks about Help for Holidays, Knights of Badassdom, the voice over for Supergirl – which was totally different but exciting – and that she would love to get back together with the Firefly family. (Nathan mentioned an animated series at the NYCC) There is a lot more, so go over to sci-fi talk and read the whole interview.
Couple days ago, Summer had phone interviews with several magazines in preparation of the season final of Alphas. We got a couple infos over twitter, but now IGN has posted the complete interview with her.
In this really great interview, Summer talks about how it feels to play a mom and Skyler who played her daughter in the show. She also talks about why the producers gave her character Skyler more mental than physical powers and of course the nice terminator reference in the last episode. Because we have the 10 anniversary of Firefly, she also talks about Joss (including S.H.I.E.L.D.) and the wonderful Firefly reunion panel at the San Diego Comic Con.
Follow the link and head over to IGN for the complete interview.
The official Alphas account @AlphasSyFy has confirmed that Summer will be tweeting live through this account next Monday. So don’t forget to have a look at it from time to time. We will collect the tweets and post them, so that you don’t miss anything.
According to @AzitaGhanizada Summer may tweet live during the season final of Alphas next Monday. And no, that doesn’t mean that she has a twitter account. If she decides to tweet, she will use the official Alphas @AlphasSyfy account.
Nothing is set in stone and we hope nobody is trying to force her to anything she doesn’t want, but if you decide to watch Alphas (we hope you do), pay attention to the official Alphas twitter account. We will keep you posted on anything new.
Summer and producer Bruce Miller gave phone interviews today in preparation of the season final of Alphas. Here is what we got from various twitter feeds. It was mainly about Alphas but she also spoke about Help for Holiday, which she recently finished and Knights of Badassdom We will add more infos when they arrive.
– Summer was attracted to the role of Skylar because she was a mother, which she’s not played before
– One of biggest challenges is that being a mother doesn’t come easy to Skylar, she’s used to being alone
– Bruce Miller (executive producer) would love to have Summer Glau as part of an Alphas web series!
– He said it was great to see Summer Glau play a different side than tough women like she is used to
– He would love to do longer stories about Skylar and Zoe – great relationship you could build a show around
– Summer said Erin Way has been such a blessing – she loves working with girls & finding friendships through work
– She is going to yoga with Erin soon.
– She & Erin realized how much they have in common – she respects her; she’s a phenomenal actress
– Being on set with Skyler Wexler (Zoey) was a special experience for her & hopes to work with her again
– Summer was hopeful that Alphas would go on – she loves sticking with a character & getting to watch them evolve. She’s been so blessed
– She also commented on the terminator comment from this week’s episode
– She would be very excited to come back next season
– She has always found in sci-fi the roles of women are exciting & outside the box
– Summer & Bruce Miller talked about a scene that involves all the girls & it made her realize how happy she is to be there
– Coming from being a dancer, it was a great way to transition to acting through physical roles
– “I do get jealous some times when I don’t get to throw any punches…but Skylar’s a badass in other ways”
– Skylar realized that she needed help, the vulnerable position is a transition & it can be beneficial 2 be part of a team
– Skylar will become a part of the team
– Summer said that Johnny Pyper-Ferguson (Stantion Parish) is so charismatic & she finds his character fascinating, he conveys it with grace and she couldn’t picture anyone but him in the role. He as a quiet intensity, is compelling and not just black & white
– She would love to come back to Alphas she loves working with the cast
About Help for Holidays / KOB
– She just finished a Hallmark Christmas movie that will be coming out also Knights of Badassdom.
– The Hallmark film was very different for her & fun; she’s always wanted to do one
– That she plays an elf in the movie
– about KOB, it’s live action creating in the moment. she & ryan would make some choreography
– Said that she is not the best at “Larping” and Peter Dinklage is great
– Summer will be visiting her hometown soon.
– She got a “little bit over excited” seeing the cast of Game of Thrones at the Comic Con
– Summer would take any opportunity to get back together with the Firefly cast & crew
– She hasn’t been approached for a Syfy Saturday movie
– Bruce Miller said it was a blessing that SyFy let Eureka be its own self (only regret is they never had Summer Glau on it)
– about the voicing Supergirl : It is very different than filming and she didn’t know what it would be like. It was an addicting experience to strip all but voice. It was very challenging
– Funny note : she can barely program her garage remote – is “gadget challenged”
– Skylar who provides the props helps her to understand the tech because it doesn’t come naturally to her
– Bruce Miller remembers Summer asking him what voltage meant. But he believes her on the show so she’s a great actress
– He said that Summer’s natural curiosity allows her to be a better Skylar
About Alphas (Bruce Miller)
– the finale is incredibly surprising and unpredictable sets up an amazing season 3
– the finale will be “great” – everything that you think they never actually go there, they go there
There will be a more complete interview published soon on scifivision.com so stay tuned. It also looks like that she will give more interviews so you can also send in question to Jamie Steinberg from the starrymag.
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