“There’s a scene from the pilot where Russell’s character Elizabeth slaps Rhys’ character Philip’s face and Keri just — I don’t think she really meant to — but man she just took a whack at him. She hit him so hard because they were both so into the scene, and Matthew didn’t even flinch. It was like he just hadn’t even gotten hit, there was something about that moment…when he took that hit he just seemed like the toughest guy in the world.” - executive producer Joe Weisberg on how Matthew Rhys scored the role.
I love you like a semicolon; a half-pause in a torrent of thought during which life stutters into being. I want to take you in the breathless spaces between ellipses where passion builds and shudders into a trailing afterthought.