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    From: jmsatb5@aol.com (Jms at B5)
 Subject: ATTN JMS: ItB Script Question
      To: rec.arts.sf.tv.babylon5.moderated  
    Date: 4/14/2000 8:18:00 AM  

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>I just received my In the Beginning script & noticed something I never
>noticed before. Early on, Londo is talking to General Lefcourt & an
>aide, & he asks how the president is doing. When the aide responds, he
>refers to the president as male. Later, in the version broadcast, the
>president is female, but in the script, the president is still male.
>What's up with that?
>

We cast a female actor. When I'm not sure which gender we're going to use, I
just write he, since it's simpler and one letter less to type every time. Then
we open up the casting to whoever walks in the room and is best at the role.

jms

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