“I was living in Canada at the time and I got the pilot script from my manager in L.A. So I put myself on tape for one of the characters, and they came back saying, ‘We’ve already cast her, can you audition for this one?’ So I went out to L.A. two days later, auditioned for the network and the studio, and the same week found out that I’d landed the part. Then it was on to getting a visa. We shot the pilot a month after in Canada, so it all worked out. But otherwise …"