First lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden have teamed up with the cast of NBC’s “The Night Shift” to spread the word about veterans’ health initiatives. Obama and Biden will appear on the show May 4 in an episode that’s part of an ongoing collaboration between “The Night Shift,” veterans advocacy groups Got Your 6 and Joining Forces, and the Office of the First Lady. The two also shot a PSA with cast members Eoin Macken, Jill Flint and Robert Bailey Jr. to encourage people to “change the conversation” around mental health treatment, especially for veterans and their families. …
Gabe Sachs was kind enough to upload some vimeo’s of the cast and crew working:
A little reminder of some Night Shift Moving in on the building
Shooting the TC freak out coming into surgery
That factory scene was a lotta craziness and a bit overwhelming
Oh look at these 2
Here is us shooting the plane crash
I wonder what’s going on in here….
Rehearsal with amazing stunt coordinator Al Goto
We built a giant black tent at our ranch location to simulate our night helicopter ride
The Night Shift’s first press event as a cast. This is the shooting of the NBC promo shot
A little taste on “Coming Home” – episode 6
Shooting outside at night
Rushing Topher’s wife into the ER.
Shooting the exterior of the trailer
Here is the crane they used to shoot the interior of the trailer
A tiny look at some of the interior trailer rehearsal
Here’s how they shot the interior of the trailer
Gabe’s viewing location when shooting the show
Wind Machines Rain Machines, Fire Effects
First real stunt on the show
Shooting the tower collapse
Setting up the rodeo segment
A lovely bloke wrote up the panel at C2E2 on Friday April 24th. Here are a few of Eoin’s comments: “Asked about preparing to play a knight, Macken said, “They put you on a horse, and that’s pretty much it.” “Macken joked that being an actor allows a person “to do things you’d usually get told to fuck off [for],” with Staite adding, “And there’s that table full of free food all the time.” Macken said playing a supporting character can be “liberating” because “you can play around a little more.” “You can say, eh, I don’t really have to remember these lines,” he joked.
Eoin Macken misses his co-stars from “Merlin,” but the Irish actor says he’s currently working with an equally fun cast on “The Night Shift.” “I’ve actually been really lucky,” Macken told me April 25 at the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo. “I’m used to working with nice people.” …
Read full article and watch the interview with Eoin Macken at C2E2
The poor bloke was sick and could hardly speak. Maybe that’s why we could hardly find any interviews with him that night.
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Their days out don’t seem to stop, after meeting the first lady Michelle Obama, Eoin gets to attend The Voice live show with Jill and Gabe.