Monthly Archives: August 2014

Finding the perfect “Dan” for the film of Neither Wolf nor Dog

There are many balancing acts involved in the filming of Neither Wolf nor Dog, but none more crucial and precarious than finding the right actor to play Dan.  Of course, his namesake, Chief Dan George, would have been great.  Floyd Westerman, too, had the combination of a distant, withdrawn wisdom and an irrepressible twinkle.  He and I had even talked about the role.  But, sadly, he passed.  The same is true of Gordon Tootoosis who would have brought a different […]

Finally, Neither Wolf nor Dog, the Movie

Well, it appears that it is finally going to happen. Steven Simpson, the director who has put so much of his time and heart, as well as his aesthetic sense, into the shaping of this film, is preparing to shoot Neither Wolf nor Dog this fall. The most exciting and fragile aspect of this project is the discovery of the perfect actor to play Dan. Steven and I anguished over this for many months, considering all options. But when we […]