STAR TREK: ENTERPRISE actress Jolene Blalock
talks with Zap2it
about her character's blossoming relationship with co-star Connor Trinneer
"They write it, I do it," she says matter-of-factly. "I don't see it, personally. T'Pol's a Vulcan -- how could she have a relationship? And he's so emotional. My goodness, he's like a nut case. So how are this nut case and this person who has her stuff together going to find common ground? Maybe that's the basis... We'll find out, because I'm not sure how that's going to evolve."
Blalock makes light of her skin-tight costumes, which got a makeover this season.
"The blue one is the least comfortable," she says, "because it's not a stretchy material. It doesn't have a lot of give. Once you're strapped in, you're strapped in." She says her back zipper is usually undone "just so I can use the restroom without having to ask permission."
Much like her on screen alter ego, Blalock says she's fascinated by science, particularly the human body.
"I can't even say I'm a science geek, it just intrigues the hell out of me, everything down to just the human body and how it functions, the intricacies of how amazing a creation we are. And if we are such an amazing creation, the beauty is in everything," she says. "Here we are, from the beginning we think we're the center of the universe, and we're just discovering the 13th planet now. We're so wrong. What we know is we know nothing."
For the full interview with Jolene, check out this page
In other news, FilmJerk
reports that the recently revealed eleventh episode of the season, "Carpenter Street" (story
), is seeking star power. In addition to the police offices, prostitutes, pan handlers, and a wheelchair-bound character named 'Strode', FilmJerk says the Enterprise crew will come in contact with an as-yet unnamed villain character in present day Detroit.
Although early plot information tells of a man named 'Loomis' who is working for the Xindi, FilmJerk suggests that an additional adversary may be in the offing: "The series is seeking a star name for 'a villain,' a role described as being between the wide-set ages of 25 and 40" and described as "slimy, contemporary, and urban petty criminal," according to the site.
For more on this new "Carpenter Street" character visit this page
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