The shoot here continues to be almost farcical in many respects, but still a hell of a lot of fun. I’ve decided my next movie’s going to be made in the US. It’s so cool here, except for the fact that all the food’s coated in sugar and it’s impossible to buy clothes that fit you unless you have a waistline of equatorial proportions.
The guy I cast as Joe has had to turn the part down due to its unpaid nature, and this has led me to a big decision. If people are going to keep dropping out because there’s no payment, I’m going to end up with a sucky movie. So I’m raising the budget to a minimum of 100,000 squid. Of course it’s not going to be easy to get this, so shooting may not begin as planned in October. We’ll continue working on props, costumes, locations and all that stuff, and I’ll do everything I can to get the money together. If you see a spiky haired busker on the streets of Hereford or New York, please write a blank check (oops, been here too long: cheque) and toss it in the hat.