Join us for our in-depth conversation with the talented director Sarah Boyd. Sarah is popular for her work on iconic shows like The Flash, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., and the critically acclaimed episode “The Bloody Doors Off” from The Boys. In this exclusive interview, Sarah takes us behind the scenes, sharing insights into her diverse career, and the challenges of directing in unique settings, and teases the thrilling final episodes of Upload Season 3.
The Flash, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., The Boys – can you talk about your background and experience in directing, particularly in sci-fi and comedy?
Sarah Boyd: I’ve worked on various shows with different tones, from dark like Jessica Jones to light-hearted like The Flash and dark comedy like The Boys. My background in editing, especially in action and visual effects, influences how I approach directing.
You directed the final two episodes of the season. Can you offer a teaser or a hint about what fans can expect from your episodes?
Sarah Boyd: Without giving away too much, significant information about Nathan’s health is revealed, and the Horizon case’s resolution adds more intrigue. It’s a nail-biting ending that will leave fans excited for the next season.
Your episode of The Boys, “The Bloody Doors Off,” received a lot of attention. Can you share any behind-the-scenes anecdotes or challenges faced while directing that intense, action-packed episode?
Sarah Boyd: Filming at an abandoned psychiatric institute was a highlight, and the ambitious nature of the episode, including Frenchie’s confrontation and Cindy’s powers, made it a memorable experience.
You’ve worked across drama, comedy, and action. Do you have a preference for a particular genre?
Sarah Boyd: I purposely work on diverse shows to avoid being pigeonholed. I love working with visual effects as long as we ground it in real human moments, regardless of the genre.
About Upload Season 3
Get ready for another mind-bending journey into the afterlife as “Upload” returns with its highly anticipated Season 3. Picking up where the last season left off, our favorite characters find themselves navigating uncharted territories in the digital realm. As the story unfolds, viewers can expect a perfect blend of comedy, romance, and intrigue, with the added twist of unforeseen challenges in the virtual afterlife. Creator Greg Daniels continues to weave a narrative that keeps audiences on the edge of their seats, exploring the consequences of life, death, and everything in between. With cutting-edge visual effects, a stellar cast, and a storyline that will leave you questioning the nature of existence, Season 3 of “Upload” promises to be a thrilling and thought-provoking ride. Buckle up for a rollercoaster of emotions as we delve deeper into the digital mysteries of the afterlife.