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December 1st, 2008, 11:12 PM
At MGM Stargate (http://stargate.mgm.com/news_detail.php?id=119):

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Close Up: Bill Nye

December 1, 2008 (Actors)

In ‘Brain Storm’ Bill Nye helps save the day in under 40 minutes, and that’s pretty cool. Plus there’s freeze lightening! Come on!

A brief excerpt:

... Nye also relished the chance to work alongside old friend Neil deGrasse Tyson in a different capacity. Tyson, an astrophysicist, and Nye have served on the board of The Planetary Society together for almost 10 years.

“Working with Neil was a blast!” Nye exclaimed. “Neil had never really done any acting … I was quite charmed by how seriously he took it, and frankly, what a good job he did. I thought that was wonderful.”

Nye insisted he had a blast running around in a tux for a week. When asked about his planetary themed bow tie, Nye exclaimed, “I brought that! And Neil brought his. It’s the nerds, man; showing up with our gear...”