Arnie Papadopoulos comes onto the scene as part Get Representation, where you look for a Talent Agency to sign you up.
You will find Arnie at his desk in Arnie &
Associates located on Brockwillow in the Neighborhood. He is your point of contact for all projects unless you change agents. He will give you fairly small projects to begin with due to your fame and experience but will offer you bigger projects as you progress.
Arnie is a talent agent who works from his office in the Neighborhood. His agency is called Arnie &
Associates, indicating he no longer has associates. Arnie is forever making cheese-grilled sandwiches and losing his pants!
Due to the the posters plastered on his office's walls, Arnie's most successful movies appear to be the "Sasquatch with a Watch" series.
Dialogue is logged alphabetically by goal title.
|A Surprise Meeting / Ratings are Forever|
|All righty, kiddo! Good news on the 0707 front: your work has paid off!|
The short-list has been whittled down to a short-short-list of just you and Rival!
Now, here are some things you'll wanna know about Mulgary: she's directed several dramas, including...
So - oh! - one minute... I've got a call coming in. Uh-huh... uh-huh... uh...huh...
1. Why he'd/she'd be delighted to meet with you... uh-huh... okay then... bye-bye!
|Airing Dirty Laundry|
Look who's here! My best client. Got somethin' to say?
1. mention (Rival) +2
1. Hahaha... *COUGH* *COUGH*, yeah I watch the news, buck-o! Word gets around fast in this town.
No such thing as bad publicity when you're at the bottom of the pile, but we don't want it getting out of hand.
2. The weather? I thought maybe you'd come in to tell me you'd had a public run-in with some local TV actor.
It's my job to know these things, ya know. But it's not my job to help with that crap...
An old, uh... friend of mine is a publicist. Charlene. She owes me a favor or three.
Arnie is calling...
Come by my office; I've got some good news!
At Arnie's office
I just got off the phone with Channel 9 - they like you! They even said they may call with other projects! I've never represented somebody that people like before!
That's not all: Edward Hacker's next movie is going into production soon, and a little bird told me they're still trying to still one of the key roles - with someone like you! Bad news is that auditions are any day now.
But I'd say if we play our cards right and get you a few roles between now and then to get your name out, you might have a real shot. This could be the break I've - I mean, you've - been looking for!
You've got a job at Starbeansright? That's good, 'cause you'll need to keep working there so you can afford some new clothes to look nice for the auditions I'm gonna get you... soon as I can, I swear. Trust me.
Auditions for Edward Hacker's new horror movie start any day now. Do what you can to make a name for yourself before then!
|Hey, (Your Name)! I got the call: you are 0707 - the world's most famous and top-grossing spy!|
Now, filmin' for - "Casino Skyrise" starts in 24 hours; I'll call ya then!
Your Agent is calling...
|Eye of the Cougar|
Hello, (Your name). Charlene's been buggin' me about how the projects you've been on aren't "sexy" enough.
1. You too eh? Gangin' up on me. OK, OK. I thought you might feel that way. So I've been working on it. Rising Star studio's got a drama in the works about sexy older women called Cougars in the City.
a. Whew. Maybe Charlene will leave me alone for a while. Auditions start in 24 hours - I'll give you a call to remind you.
Go tell Charlene she wins!
|Hey, (Your Name)! Did you hear the news? You're now the third most popular person on Facetome, the world's most popular, social networking site!|
It sure is! And you have good timing: George Focus, the creator of the ever-popular Star Battle movies has announced that the long-awaited Episode VII is ready to go!
|Hey, (Your Name)! I didn't know you were in town! I'm just here meetin' my old friend, Paulie Rosenburg. He's a producer, ya know!|
|(Your Name), I have a little side project for you: my cousin, Vinny, is tryin' his hand at some small-time movie producin'.|
Anyway, reason I ask is I was wonderin' you'd do me a favor and star in a movie he's makin'.
1. Thanks a bundle, kiddo! Vinny'll be so excited!
|Film Our Son the Ninja|
Sometime after filming Our Son the Ninja
Hey, kiddo! Looks like "Our Son the Ninja" has generated some buzz for you on the television front!
You have two offers for a couple of small roles: the first is for a role in a long-runnin' soap opera called "Club Desperation", where you'd be part of a love triangle with the main character and a villainous third lover.
The second offer is for a part in a crime drama called "Ordered Law: Internal Affairs", where you'd feature as a dirty cop!
1. Great! Okay, season ten of "Club Desperation" will film at Channel 9 and starts filmin' in 4 hours!
|It appears you've impressed Mr. Seville, (Your Name)! He thinks you're right for the role in "Remembrance." He also asked me to thank you for the suggestion - whatever that means!|
So, Seville wants to take some time before the film shoots, or I could pull some of the ol' Papadopoulous magic out of the hat and get him to start filmin' sooner, if you'd like.
1. 1 hour it is! I'll call you - when your schedule's clear - and let you know when to head down to the studio, kiddo!
|Film "The Life Sapling"|
(Your Name)! Have I got a script for you! It's called "The Life Sapling".
|It's working! Someone on the set of that romance flick must've liked what they saw, because I'm getting calls!|
2. no thanks
1. Yes, getting this kind of exposure is great! Auditions start in 24 hours! I'll call to remind you.
Welcome to Arnie's Talent Agency! I'm Arnie. I'd offer you a seat, but the repo guys took my extra chair... sorry.
As your agent, I'll find you projects, but you still need to show up and get the job done. It's like we're partners, except... well... you do the work.
And don't you worry about my fee - it will be included in your pay if... sorry I mean WHEN I get you a project.
Really? They told me they were done casting! I've got the script right here - read it, then go right there for an audition! I'll call (Friendly Actor/Actress).
Arnie is calling...
I DON'T KNOW IF YOU CAN HEAR ME. THEY'RE DOING ROAD WORK OUTSIDE. COME BY THE OFFICE. THIS IS ARNIE.
At Arnie's office
(Your name), did I call you? Doesn't matter! Charlene wants to see you again - something about an event you could attend.
Anyway, she'll be at Mr. Sushi; pay her a visit, and tell the old bat I said "Hi." *COUGH* Scratch that.
|All right, romance flicks are in! Key demographics - and I don't know which ones - eat this stuff up! We need to do a romance movie!|
|Horror Cash In|
|Folks are just eating you up in this horror stuff. My nephew says he really liked The Spooky Basement - he could really relate. If we keep it rolling and find ya couple more horror flicks, we can make some extra cash. Whaddaya say?|
|Keep At It|
|I lost a lot of money at the ponies last night... a lot. I almost had to give up my gold chain! Let's get you some work, pronto!|
|Kiss my grits|
|I've got good - great - news! Rising Star is showing some interest in having you be the lead in their newest TV show "Gunfog".|
They think they can bring back the western to television. On,y catch is *COUGH* the producers see you as somewhat... "soft" was the word. But all is not lost: if you can convince them you're gritty enough for the role - you're in.
|Hey, (Your Name)! I got a call from Mya Jeakob's agent today; she seems to think you and Mya are looking to get project going together...|
1. Good! Because she sent over the script for "Mind Complex," a film based on the semi-popular crime novel.
All righty. "Mind Complex" starts filmin' in 4 hours; I'll call ya then!
|Mind Complex 2|
|(Your Name)! "Mind Complex" did well enough that the studio wants to make a sequel; I took the liberty of telling them you'd be on board, but I can still get you out of it if you want.|
1. Great! Because I don't think I could have actually gotten ya out of it!
Let's see, filmin' on "Mind Complex 2" starts in 4 hours; I'll call ya then!
|Ordered Law: IA|
|(Your Name)! Bad news about "Ordered Law: Internal Affairs"... Your character's popular enough, but it looks like he/she is going to die in the next season...|
I know! Now, I can probably work some of the ol' Papadapoulos magic to make the studio reconsider - it won't be easy, but I'm sure I can do it.
|Our Son the Ninja / Spooky|
|I just got off the phone with the "Our Son the Ninja" people. They want you for the second season!|
And - if that's not enough - you have an offer for a new horror film, "The Spooky Basement".
In fact, I've been on this infernal phone all day negotiating. You're being offered a signing bonus if you do the second season of Our Son the Ninja, but why settle for the small screen when you can be on the big one?
1. Great! Filming starts in one day! I'll call you then.
Arnie is calling...
At Arnie's Office
Hey, kiddo! Charlene called me...
|Ratings are Forever|
The Hills Movie Studio has recently acquired the rights to the ever popular "Double O-Seven" franchise!
No! No! Double O-Seven: "0707," like that! Completely different... enough. Anyway, the BIG news is that someone over there likes you: you're on the short-list to be the suave Jane Stock in the next 0707 film titled "Casino Skyrise"! It's down to you, (Rival), Alana Straits, and Mya Jeakob. So, let's dive right in and show 'em that when it comes to action, you're the girl for the job! Get out there and get a 5-star rating on two action films!
I don't know what you said to Lefty - did you get me an autograph by the way?
|Sitcom Cash In|
|Folks are just eating you up in these sitcoms. My nephew says he really likes that ninja stuff - he could really relate.|
If we keep it rolling and find ya a couple more sitcom roles, we can make some extra cash. Whaddaya say?
Arnie is calling...
At Arnie's office
Hey, (Your Name), I've got a lead on an upcoming sitcom about ninjas or something. I can get a copy of the script soon, but until then, try to get some sitcom experience under your... belt. Get it? Because ninjas... wait... do ninjas wear belts?
(Your Name)! Okay, I've got something juicy for you. A made-for-TV movie based on, brace yourself, semi-famous and alcoholic pitcher Lefty LaRue! It's called The Southpaw Confessions. The studio sees you in the cast, only Lefty's people got him cast approval. I didn't even know you could do that! So, the studio's arranged for you two to meet. You gotta impress him to get on this project!
1. Head on down to the Cantina; he's waiting there. This is great, isn't it?
|Starhomes Real Estate|
|(Your Name)! Ms. Reynolds called about some spot you said you were gonna do for her real estate agency...|
|The Gift of Gab|
|(Your Name), I have some great news: you've been nominated -|
Charlene told me
Really? That woman always ruins my fun! Well, congratulations on the STAR Award nomination all the same.
3. The Stardom Thespian and Actor Recognition Award - the ol' Fish-lady trophy! How do you not know that? Next you'll be telling me you don't know what PITA stands for!
Sure ya could! Although, it takes some work to even get nominated...
But let's stick to the present! The STAR Awards aren't too far off and Charlene wants to see you...
Great news (Your Name)! The recent buzz you've gotten from Starnews has got us noticed!
Edward Hacker's assistant called me to ask if you'd show up to audition for a role in their movie! That's right! HE called ME!
It's a horror movie called The Reapening. The audition is in one day, but I haven't got the script yet.
I'll tell you as soon as I get it, but I'll keep calling with opportunities until then...
because stayin' relevant ain't easy, kiddo. You gotta keep your name out there and perform well on projects or your fans will lose interest! Why, even famous A-listers have to work to keep from droppin' out of the public's eye!
|The (Your Name) Show|
|Holy crap! This is it! Channel 9 saw some of the projects you've been working on, and they want you to star in a sitcom!|
The director is really into you - they're calling it The (Your Name) Show! Can you believe it?! I'm having a heart attack!
Yeah, Broadway: plays, one-person shows, musicals, the area of Manhattan named after... its wide... ways. *COUGH*
An associate of mine tells me that legitimate theater is the next big trend - everyone's gonna want to see plays and musicals! Maybe people are tired of yelling at their TVs and want to yell directly at the actors? So, armed with that knowledge, yours truly - still me - has put your name out in the more.... theatrical circles. The calls for actin' gigs out in New York should start coming in no time! But that's not the biggest news...
"Andy Hall"? "Brooklyn"? Ringing any bells? Anyway, I was gettin' off the bus on my way home when I bumped into Wendy Allen's manager, Simon Thurgood. Well... manager, personal friend, agent - I think. Simon does it all, and he only takes on le creme of the cream as clients. It's made his ego bigger than the tuckus I'm sitting on - snooty, but a nice guy. He's an old, school buddy on mine - way before he ran the "Thoroughly Good Talent Agency." He gave me the scoop on what Allen's up to! We got to talkin', I dropped your name and BAM! Next thing you know I missed my bus! More importantly, Simon wants to meet you!
You betcha! Now, Simon's a busy guy, but he told me you could catch him on his way to the airport - out in The Hills - on his way to New York. Boy, a guy like that asking a star like you to meet him on the street, practically! Ego, I tells ya... oh, well! Jump through the hoops for him and you're a shoo-in!
2. New York is great! You can perform in stage projects at The Regal Theatre, visit the lounge at the Fairlady Hotel to meet important people and get yourself a loft at Tera Lofts! You can get to New York by going to the airport, out in The Hills. Tap on the travel icon by the airport, select New York and next thing you know, you'll be there!