Tuesday, September 23, 2008

New Mexico's Emmy Connection, Take II

Monica Winter Vigil rightly pointed out another Emmy connection I'd missed:

Jay Roach, director of the Austin Powers movies, is an Albuquerque native, and graduate of Eldorado High. He took honors the other night for his direction of "Recount"

Elsewhere Sunday, "Recount", a drama depicting the events following the 2000 election, won in the outstanding made for television movie category.

The film's director Jay Roach said he hoped this November's presidential poll would follow a different script.

"We don't want to go somewhere and do 'Recount 2: The Sequel'," Roach said.

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