Smurfing USA!

On Sunday, Tim and I went to see the Smurfs movie in 3D with our nephew Nicholas, his mom Patty, Tim’s brother Danny, and his wife Ginny.  We went to the brand new Ridge Hill multiplex here in Yonkers–it’s one of the only things open in this massive development (which is so big they may actually […]

The Smurfs Movie Is Out!

Well, today’s the day I make my major motion picture debut.  I play a silent waiter who runs afoul of the villain during a tasteful dinner at the Russian Tea Room.  The scene lasts all of a minute (if they kept the whole thing), but if it’s as funny on film as it was while […]

The Smurfs Movie: It’s a Wrap!

Last Wednesday, I returned from the gym to find a small FedEx envelope.  Inside was a small manilla envelope with an address label proclaiming The Smurfs Movie.  I opened the envelope to find a lovely invitation announcing “Smurfs – From Belgium to the Bowery – It’s a Wrap!”  So on Saturday night, after seeing The […]

Smurfs Movie Scene Completed!

On Tuesday, June 1st, I was at the Russian Tea Room in Manhattan filming my “day principal” scene as a waiter who runs into the rude villain Gargamel in the upcoming Smurfs 3D movie, due out in August of 2011.  Director Raja Gosnell gave me a warm welcome while I was in the makeup trailer.  He […]

Smurfs 3-D!!

I’ve just been cast in my first major motion picture!  It’s the Smurfs 3D movie, due out in August of 2011.  I have one scene as a waiter in an upscale restaurant who has to cope with bad behavior from Hank Azaria and Sofia Vergara.  I have no lines, just silent reactions to their villainous […]