"What would you like for dinner, sweetie?"
"Do you think taupe is a better choice for the living room walls? Or would you prefer dusty mauve?"
Neil is the scarecrow in the Wizard of Oz, stuffed with paper, not brains. And its been working, except today he's on set wearing that blazer in the August sun. He feels a trickle of sweat run beneath his shoulder blades. And then to his horror, he looks down to find a note with the words: "focus on character development," at his feet.