Monday, November 5, 2012

Soap World: Who Killed My Supercouple?

We Love Soaps contributor and entertainment reporter Nelson Aspen was asked about the soap opera supercouple in the November 2012 issue of Australia's Soap World magazine. Below is an excerpt:

“A supercouple has to be a Romeo and Juliet who surmount outstanding odds to be together,” he says. “They can’t come together quickly or easily. Audiences have to invest in their eventual union and suffer along with them through various setbacks,” he says.

“Of course, the actors have to have chemistry with each other and the writers have to be able to capitalise on that. So many creative forces are at play, both controlled and uncontrolled, in creating a supercouple that it can’t just be manufactured. A lot of it is serendipity,” he says.
Read the complete feature here.

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