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 […]

Smurfs 3D Movie Premieres July 29th!

At long last, the premiere of The Smurfs movie is almost here!  The date has been moved up from August to July 29th.  And today, I received a call from a woman checking the spelling of all the names to appear in the credits, and she confirmed that my little 30-second scene made the final […]

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 […]