strides out to greet her guests, arms spread wide in a warm, welcoming gesture that runs contrary to her inner exhaustion.
“Earlier I asked, ‘Is it the day kind of midnight yet?’ because I couldn’t remember the word for ‘noon,'” Adlon said, a small smile on her face and a slight crack in her voice.
Adlon is tired, and understandably so. It’s day number 20 of a 39-day shoot, just past the midway point of production on “Better Things
” Season 2. Being that it’s May in the Valley, spring ended weeks ago, and the 88-degree heat is boring down on everyone — including the small group of reporters invited to set, as well as the director, producer, showrunner, and star, who’s been here since at least 8:45 a.m.
“I’m in heaven right now,” Adlon said. “I could do this every day.”
Even with the heat,