Sherlock and Game of Thrones Star Mark Gatiss
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A vanity van parked in one corner of an extremely noisy exhibition centre hosting the Mumbai Film and Comic Con is as weird a place as any to interview anyone, particularly when all that separates you from a horde of fans is a makeshift wooden wall.
Gatiss also has writing credits for Sherlock and Doctor Who, making him a bit of a legend in geek circles. The man himself cuts a figure that’s as interesting as any of the characters he’s written, and he’s managed both acting and writing very successfully. But which one of these hats does he prefer and why?
canada goose store “I like both hats, it’s hard to wear two hats, canada goose black friday sale so I have one hat divided down the middle,” he jokes. “I’ve always done both and I love doing both and it keeps everything very varied and interesting and I did a lot of filming this year, I’ve written three scripts but I’ve done an awful lot of shooting and it’s been very enjoyable. Equally I like canada goose store sitting at home and writing half year and acting the rest of it.” canada goose store
buy canada goose jacket That’s probably why so much of Gatiss’ work is so beloved in geek circles Canada Goose online he comes across as someone who really enjoys what he does. Gatiss is one of the rare few who finds himself in arguably three of the biggest TV shows Doctor Who, Sherlock, and Game of Thrones. Each of them are diverse universes ranging from the modern day to sci fi to gritty fantasy. But which one does Gatiss hold dearest? buy canada goose jacket
“I’m a tiny part of Game of Thrones, it’s a very violent world. Sherlock’s world is kind of our world so probably Doctor Who because you can go anywhere,” he says.
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“Many years ago I was asked to write a police series and I just couldn’t do it. I didn’t even try. After two meetings I said there’s no monsters in it or no kind of strange crimes I just can’t do it. It would be awful, it would be too straightforward for me,” he explains.
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“Benedict was the only person that we saw, we did have a very very long list but we didn’t pay any attention,” he says. “We all came to the same conclusion at the same time. I knew him. He played Stephen Hawking and he was in a film called Atonement. He came in and read. That was it. He was perfect. We saw six people for Dr. Watson and as soon as he and Martin read, we knew that was the show.”
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uk canada goose Part of the challenge lies in the format of Sherlock it’s not a continuing series with dozens of new episodes each year even HBO shows get 10 episodes each season to develop the narrative. Sherlock gets three episodes each season. That’s why, for instance, the creators wanted to make sure that fans weren’t left wondering about Sherlock’s death; Gatiss says he would rather leave cliffhangers to the show itself. uk canada goose
Canada Goose sale “We canada goose coats knew we were going to do some more,” he says. “By doing three movie length stories every season, everything was sort of telescoped. We brought in Moriarty and Mycroft quicker than what we would have done if it had been a longer series. If we did 12 one hour episodes it would have been a slower build and so with the the Reichenbach Fall we sort of had five minutes with him definitely dead.” Canada Goose sale
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