“If Beale Street Could Talk” actress Regina King revealed during New York’s Comic Con that “Watchmen” creator Damon Lindelof sent her a “lovely” letter to convince her to join the show.
“He so graciously sent a letter with the script that no one else was able to read,” King said.
“It came directly to my house, and it had the loveliest letter that said this is his next project out, it’s dear to him, and he couldn’t see anyone else to be on this journey with.”
The actress also revealed that Lindelof had even included in an artist’s rendering of King dressed as her character, Angela/Sister Night.
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Actress Regina King revealed that “Watchmen” creator Damon Lindelof sent a “lovely” letter along with a script to convince her to join the upcoming HBO show.
“He so graciously sent a letter with the script that no one else was able to read,” King told audience members at a “Watchmen” panel at New York’s Comic Con on Friday.
“[The script] came directly to my house, and it had the loveliest letter that said, this is is next project out that’s dear to him, and he couldn’t see anyone else to be on this journey with [but me],” the actress shared.
Read more: We looked back at the long history of failed ‘Watchmen’ adaptations, as HBO tries to break the cycle with a new TV show
According to King, she was “in” as soon as she saw Lindelof’s heartfelt letter, but continued to read the script for “Watchmen.”
“Then I noticed that there was an envelope later on in the script — so of course I stopped and [went] to that envelope, and it said, ‘Regina, don’t open this until you get to this page. Don’t cheat,'” …read more
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