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 Matthew Cornwell & Brooke Jaye Taylor in "Becky & Barry: The Series"
Matthew Cornwell & Brooke Jaye Taylor in "Becky & Barry: The Series"
Ever wonder how actors stay so optimistic on the typically bumpy and never-ending road to stardom?

That’s exactly what you’ll explore in the first three seasons of the comedy web series “BECKY & BARRY: THE SERIES.”

The series comes from Atlanta-based creators/ producers/ stars Matthew Cornwell and Brooke Jaye Taylore (a real-life husband and wife), who engaged 松鸦, 杰伊, 杰伊 · D Zimmerman to direct the episodes. No doubt some of the antics are based on their actual experiences and they also brought some special guests along for the ride, including Mark Fincannon (North Carolina-based Casting Director), Ryan Glorioso (New Orleans-based Casting Director), RonReaco Lee (star of the hit Starz 显示 “Survivor's Remorse”), Tanya Boniface (Brittish pop 星, 星级 and member of the girl band The 411) and Brian Beegle (Atlanta-based Casting Director at Stilwell Casting).

I recently caught up with Matthew Cornwell to find out 更多 about “Becky & Barry: The Series.”

Tell us about your web 显示 “Becky & Barry: The Series.”

MATTHEW: The mockumentary-style series chronicles the life of Hollywood hopefuls Becky (Brooke Jaye Taylor) & Barry (Matthew Cornwell), as they stumble 前锋, 期待 on the path to stardom. Despite a series of hilarious setbacks, nothing can dissuade the determined couple from their dreams of making it big in Hollywood.

This is your baby as writer, producer and 星, 星级 – what’s that been like?

MATTHEW: It’s been a ton of work - essentially it’s a full-time job - and yet it's a ton of fun. I truly enjoy wearing all the different hats, and we all feel the product is something with which we can be very proud. We feel very strongly that producing high-quality, locally-produced work is the key to the future of the Southeastern market (specifically Atlanta). It’s our mission to keep raising the bar for ourselves and for others as we continue to gain notoriety.

What would 你 consider your characters ‘best’ quality? And their ‘worst’?

MATTHEW: I think their eternal optimism is both their best and worst quality. On the one hand, it provides the charm for these characters. In an industry that can produce lots of despair and negativity, it’s refreshing to see 2 actors who never give up, and never let their failures define them. On the other hand, that sort of naiveté can also be infuriating to those around them, which is the 来源 for most of our comedy.

Why did 你 want to create this series?

MATTHEW: The first synapse in my brain was caused 由 the desire to write a leading role for my wife, Brooke. 下一个 we brought on my long-time collaborator 松鸦, 杰伊, 杰伊 · D Zimmerman to share 写作 duties and also direct all the episodes. We quickly landed on the idea to write something that would be an educational series for actors. So all the early episodes were based on actor fails, and were essentially a tutorial on “what not to do.” And while that is still a big focus even in Season 3, we’ve fallen in 爱情 with these characters and built a world that seems to have taken on a life of its own.

What’s the biggest lesson 你 learned from working on this project?

MATTHEW: As an actor, it is so important to have a creative outlet that 你 can control. It’s easy to forget why you’re in the business at all unless 你 have a place to focus that creative energy. So despite the enormous effort it takes to produce a full season, it has kept us balanced.

We’ve also found a lot of fulfillment in working with extremely talented people throughout the 3 seasons. It’s humbling to see how many amazing actors, casting directors, and even 名人 have agreed to work with us for free. Our 互联网电影数据库 page is a veritable Who’s Who of the Southeastern film industry.

And, now just for fun:

What’s your 最喜爱的 food?

MATTHEW: Chick-fil-a sandwiches
BROOKE: Is coffee a food?

Cats 或者 dogs?
MATTHEW & BROOKE: Cats. Check out Episode 111 to find out why.

Favorite movie from your childhood.
MATTHEW: Princess Bride
BROOKE: Goonies

Tell us one thing that would surprise our readers to learn about you.
BROOKE: I was a competitive roller skater.
MATTHEW : 松鸦, 杰伊, 杰伊 · and I are both Georgia Tech grads. 松鸦, 杰伊, 杰伊 · for his Bachelors and I earned a Masters in Mechanical Engineering.

How can 粉丝 keep up with you?
MATTHEW: The best ways to keep up with the 显示 are...
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 Becky & Barry: The Series
Becky & Barry: The Series
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1) Have an uncontrollable lusting for someone else every five minutes.
2) Pretend to be from different ethnic backgrounds every hour.
3) Improvise Italian operas.
4) Gossip about someone to their face.
5) Answer every 问题 with a question.
6) Repeat yourself constantly.
7) Act like a member of the opposite sex.
8) Repeat yourself constantly.
9) Act like Mr. Flanders from The Simpsons.
10) Repeat yourself constantly.
11) Change what 你 repeat every now and then.
12) Use homonyms in your e-male that the spell cheque would knot sea as miss steaks.
13) Change what 你 repeat every now and then.
14) Talk...
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Face it, we all feel sleepy the moment we enter the office premises. But what if your boss caught 你 sleeping at your desk? Here is what 你 can tell him:

• "They told me at the blood bank this might happen."
• "This is just a 15 分钟 power-nap as described in that time management course 你 sent me."
• "Whew! Guess I left the 最佳, 返回页首 off the White-Out 你 probably got here just in time!"
• "I wasn't sleeping! I was meditating on the mission statement and envisioning a new paradigm."
• "I was testing my keyboard for drool resistance."
• "I was doing Yoga exercises to relieve work-related stress."
• "Damn! Why did 你 interrupt me? I had almost figured out a solution to our biggest problem."
• "The coffee machine is broken..."
• "Someone must've put decaf in the wrong pot..."
• " ... in Jesus' name. Amen."
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Footloose... Donk edition.
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The following are actual examples from Children's Essays I have read. The 写作 prompt was: tell a story about a 迷失 puppy. The children involved were from 3rd to 6th Grade. Enjoy.

Recess. All the calm the kids kept during school was let out with squeals, screams and running wildly about.

We went out to the playground. I watched in disgust as Erica took a big bite out of her 花生 butter, 棉花糖 and black 橄榄 sandwich.

Suddenly I hear a little wine and a big 鲸, 鲸鱼 coming from behind the slide.

We saw a dog that looked Hispanic. He was so dehydrated that he gained five pounds when I spit...
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你 will laugh your 心 out watching this vid.
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George 衬套, 布什 is being silly here.
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Hillarious video...I 爱情 h ywo o but this is hillarious LMAO u hav 2 wait a few 秒 4 da vid 2 play coz at first it jus has writin.
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ONN feature on the construction of the Freedom Tower, with experts providing the critique of the project.
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ONN feature on the financial hardships of the Make a Wish Foundation.
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Classic clip of hilariously overblown conspiracy theories from the film [u]Zeitgeist, the movie[/u], which works handily as a parody of documentaries.
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