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29 June 2007 @ 05:26 pm
I'm still so frickin' happy about JD and 'Moonlight' that I made a list why ...  
1. I was right. Hah! Always number one. I kept saying that perhaps a show would retool and recast from the Pilot (like BtVS with Willow), but I was shot down. And AHA! It happened. Yay for me. (And yeah, Jason, too.)

2. The fact that this is (a) WB productions (b) Silver productions and (c) on CBS with Les Moonves likely means that we were not the only ones impressed with JDoh. The big boys liked him too, so YAY!!!!

3. I was worried that we wouldn't see him anymore because that seems to be the way with all actors I've loved, but the fact that he was cast in this by those big names (throw David Greenwalt, who knows something about star power, in the mix because he had to approve it, I'm sure) means that even if this tanks, I have more faith that he WILL get something else because he has made an impact. Woo-to-the-freaking-hoo!!!!!!!

4. A mischievous vampire!?!?! He's going to be playing a MISCHIEVOUS vampire!?!?!? GAH!!! Kill me now with joy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

5. There are four main cast members it looks like and he's one of 'em. AHHHHHHHHH!!!! One of FOUR main and he was hired to essentially be the young eye candy (not that he's not talented too, of course) which means ...

6. PROMOTION!! They will promote him. And since this is CBS, there will likely be a helluva lot more promotion for him ... probably pre-show will offer more promotion that all three seasons of Veronica Mars combined.

7. Promotion done NOT BY THE CW!!!! Meaning, hopefully no more horrific photos, photo-shopped crap from hell, budgetary concerns to a crazy degree.

8. Finally, Jason's pale, Irish complexion will finally work for the character.

YIPPEE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Doing the happy dance, doing the happy dance!!!!
Annieannie_oakley on June 29th, 2007 09:32 pm (UTC)
Hey, did you know that Joel Silver is producing a remake of Logan's Run for 2010? I just find it funny, because in that interview with OK! magazine last fall, JD mentioned wanting a role in it.

If things go well with Josef...
Arabian: Naked Backarabian on June 29th, 2007 09:37 pm (UTC)
Hah! I did not know that, but that would absolutely slay me if he did that. Hee!!!!!!!!! Ooh, I have to add another reason I just remembered! :D
hiddeneloise: Ten Suggestionshiddeneloise on June 29th, 2007 09:44 pm (UTC)
was right. Hah!

Between you and Tamar, I am going for 2 days now, answering "I told you so!" LOL. I am so glad to be wrong, though, you have no idea. :)
Arabian: Fine Ass!arabian on June 29th, 2007 09:46 pm (UTC)
Hee, love the icon.

Yeah, I gotta give Tamar a "you were right" also because I was worried we'd never hear from him again and she was positive we would. So, GO Tamar!!!!!!!!
Jennifer Juniper: VM - scruffy Loganjules_411 on June 29th, 2007 10:02 pm (UTC)
The news about him getting this part was the brightest part of my week. (But I haven't really been having a great week.) It's almost like TPTB went 'Okay, we've got this kid that's out of a job now. He's got some real acting chops and he's got a bunch of fangirls that will watch him in anything we put him in. Let's check out fall's line up to see what we can do.'

And man, what a great role for him. I'm going to try to stay on the positive side and not think about how most times I'm enjoying a new show, it's gone after a few weeks. But even if this happens, the exposure JD will be getting is making me really happy!!
Arabian: Logan & Heatherarabian on June 29th, 2007 10:05 pm (UTC)
Ditto, ditto, ditto on ALL counts!!!!!!!!!
WeHo M.afrocurl on June 29th, 2007 10:19 pm (UTC)
Oh, lovely list.

Arabian: Fine Ass!arabian on June 30th, 2007 12:07 am (UTC)
Thank you much. :)
Emma Bruty: Logan Echollsegirl on June 30th, 2007 10:02 am (UTC)
Just a dirty big WORD to that! ;-)

And hopefully we'll get it down here in Oz! :-D

Arabian: Little Boy Bluearabian on June 30th, 2007 02:38 pm (UTC)
Oh, I hope you do!! I know there's always dling, but not as fun to have the joy of sitting down to watch it on TV when it airs.
harper47harper47 on June 30th, 2007 11:27 am (UTC)
Word to everything but especially number 6. I am so, so thrilled at the idea that he might get some actual recognition from this. Pictures, promos, publicity - his name out there in the general public. Thrilled, thrilled, thrilled.

Did I mention I was thrilled?
Arabian: Deanarabian on June 30th, 2007 02:39 pm (UTC)
I know!!! Actual, real, honest-to-goodness PROMOTION!!!! I'm already hopefully imagining the EW Fall Preview issue!!!

Thrilled? I join ya! I can NOT stop grinning and just being so dang happy about it!!
Eleonorafreezing_82 on June 30th, 2007 02:11 pm (UTC)
7. Promotion done NOT BY THE CW!!!! Meaning, hopefully no more horrific photos, photo-shopped crap from hell, budgetary concerns to a crazy degree.

Amen, sister!
I mean, honestly? Where are season3 prompics? Cause if those two things count as photos..I'm Queen of England. Bah.

But there's so much to be all giggling and squeeing for, these days, so..yay!
Arabian: Little Boy Bluearabian on June 30th, 2007 02:40 pm (UTC)
Yuppers to the tenth degree!!! Gah, GOOD promotion for him! The idea just boggles!! I'm so frickin' excited. And we're gonna see him come Fall on our screens again! YAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Eleonorafreezing_82 on June 30th, 2007 03:50 pm (UTC)
I just can't wait to see his promopics! Aww!!!
Arabian: World of Squee!arabian on June 30th, 2007 04:31 pm (UTC)
I KNOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Imagine ... GOOD promo pics of Jason!! SQUEE!!!!
Eleonora: wocd3freezing_82 on July 1st, 2007 01:31 pm (UTC)
When do you think the first bunch of promo pics will be released? *mumbles*
Arabian: HappyJoyX2arabian on July 1st, 2007 02:46 pm (UTC)
Probably within the next month. SQUEEE!!!!!!!!!!!!
Eleonora: veronicafreezing_82 on July 1st, 2007 03:42 pm (UTC)
*bounces* yaaaaaaaaaaaay!!!
Can't really wait!!