"Parks and recreation areas." The actors and roles of the brainchild Michael Shura and Greg Daniels
Conceived originally as the original spin-offmegapopular television series "Office", a new project of screenwriters and production directors, and concurrently with producers Michael Shura and Greg Daniels, while still in the making, became an independent television movie.
Behind the scenes
The series "Parks and recreation zones" (actors-performersthe main roles: E.Pohler, R.Jones, A.Ansari, O.Plaza, N.Offerman and K.Prett) retained most of the characteristic features of its predecessor, among which: the pseudo-documentary manner of shooting, the use of an unprofessional camera, "torn" monologues of characters in the form of interviews and, naturally, original humor. The premiere showing of the television film was held in April 2009 by the NBC channel. The "Office" moved to "Parks and recreation areas" actors Ben Wyatt and Rashida Jones.
The first season of the brainchild Michael Shura and Greg Danielswas received without much enthusiasm by the audience and did not arouse enthusiasm among film critics, both the former and the latter considered him a copy of the "Office." Such a cool reception did not cool the working ardor of the creators, and soon appeared the second and third season of the television series "Parks and recreation areas." The actors and roles they performed already became known to a wider audience, and the content made even the most skeptical reviewers change their negative opinion.
Individual specialists who initially expressedin a talk show extremely unflattering about the project, subsequently recognized the series as one of the best. For example, James Ponovotsik, a leading Time magazine columnist, called the TV movie "the best TV project of 2011" and "fabulous". Also in the top ten TV shows of 2011, the series was delivered by Maureen Ryan from TV Squad. And Weekly Entertainment Weekly marked the picture as "the most intelligent comedy project on TV." Actors and roles of the series "Parks and recreation areas" were selected harmoniously from the beginning, so almost without significant changes moved from one season to another.
The main character Leslie Nope (actress Amy Poehler)is a deputy. head of the department of improvement of the mayoralty of his town Pony, lost in the vastness of the state of Indiana. Leslie sees her position as a springboard on the way to a grandiose political career, she intends to assume the post of US president. Once Miss Knope finds out about the huge foundation pit left after the construction of the high-rise building and decides to launch a real campaign to erect a park with green lawns, shady trees and playgrounds on site. In his team, Leslie takes the capable and energetic mocking slobber Tom Havenford (actor Aziz Ansari), a student trainee, a very young April Ladygate (actress Aubrey Plaza) and a medical officer Anne Perkins (actress Rashida Jones). With the approval of the immediate leader Ron Swanson (actor Nick Offerman), the heroine organizes the committee and develops active activities, despite all the vicissitudes and difficulties. This idea of the creators realized on the screen the above actors. "Parks and recreation areas" filmed in California and Atlanta, as Pony is a fictional city.
Telefilm "Parks and recreation zones", actors in thatwere repeatedly nominated for the Emmy Award: in the categories "Best Comedy", E.Poler - "Best Comedy Actress", and "Best Supporting Actress" - Aubrey Plaza. At the presentation of the award of the Association of Television Critics, the project was nominated in almost all categories: Nick Offerman is the "best comedian", Amy Poehler is the "best comedienne", "program of the year" and "best comedy." According to the creators, this is due to the fact that during the work on the television film, they often consulted with real workers in town planning and improvement, civil servants.
The actor's ensemble. Actresses
The television series "Parks and recreation zones" has a rather powerful cast.
Comedy actress Amy Poehler, who played the main role,is a laureate of the Golden Globe and MTV Movie Awards 2009. The actress is known to a wide audience for participation in films: "Mean Girls", "Tales of the South", "Alvin and Chipmunks 1, 2".
American film actress Aubrey Plaza, despitesuffered a stroke, did not give up a professional career. In "Parks and recreation areas," her April Ladygate heroine has Natalie's sister, whom the creators named after her real-life sister, Aubrey, and who served as an inspiration to the actress during the creation of her character's image.
Actress Rashida Jones is known to a wide audienceIn the image of Angie Tribeca in the same sitcom. Her filmography contains mostly significant projects: "Office", "Social Network", "I Love You, Dude" and, of course, "Parks and Recreation Areas". Actors-companions Rashidy on shoots came to delight from her sparkling humor.
American comedian Aziz Ansari - actor, presenterawards ceremony of MTV Movie Awards, insisted that the authors renamed his character. First, the assistant to the protagonist was Darvish Sabir Ismael Ghani, but after an urgent request of the actor, the hero still got the name Tom Havenford.
American actor Nick Offerman is little knownwide audience, since after participating in this project I changed my vocation and published a book. Nevertheless, on his account several secondary and episodic roles in films: "City of Angels", "Counting Murders", "City of Sins" and many others.