Geeky Q & A: Dominique Provost-Chalkley

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As part of Syfy 25 – where we’re looking back at everything amazing that’s happened in the world of sci-fi, fantasy, and horror over the last 25 years – we asked a bunch of famous people what sort of geeky stuff they like. Here’s what Wynonna Earp's Dominique Provost-Chalkley had to say.

The one thing I geek out over the most is:
A good old Poetry Slam!

The first thing I remember geeking out over is:
The Spice Girls.


The science fiction/fantasy creator I most respect is:
Joss Whedon.

My geeky guilty pleasure is:
Puzzle time!

The current state of science fiction in three words:
Golden Space Age.

The biggest genre game-changer of the last 25 years:
Wonder Woman -- the scene at the beginning when Gal Gadot saves Chris Pine from the water! It’s about time we started seeing women save the day!

The best quote from anyone in the genre, real or fictional, is:
"It is our choices that show who we truly are, far more than our abilities." -- Albus Dumbledore, Harry Potter

The best genre movie of the last 25 years is:
Lord of the Rings.


The best genre series of the last 25 years is:
WYNONNA EARP!

The best genre book of the last 25 years is:
Harry Potter.

The best comic book or graphic novel of the last 25 years is:
Saga.

The best video game of the last 25 years is:
No idea, don't play video games. But I do love Mario Kart! I’d never say no to a game of Mario.

The best genre theme song or soundtrack of the last 25 years is:
Stranger Things!


A movie that desperately needs a remake is:

I don’t think movies should ever be remade, because they are never as good.

On the flipside, a movie that should never ever be remade is:
All movies :)

The genre character I most admire and why:
Oh did I mention Wynonna Earp?!

The genre character I most despise and why:
He Who Must Not Be Named.

The genre character I love is:
Jeremy Chetri aka Varun Saranga!

If I could live in any fictional universe or reality, it would be:
The wizarding world of Harry Potter
Because:
Magic is REAL!

A scene from a movie that scared the ever-living sh*t out of me was:
Get Out, THE ENTIRE MOVIE!

The most underrated sci-fi/fantasy movie of all time:
Star Wars.

The most overrated sci-fi/fantasy movie of all time is:
Star Trek.

The fictional character with the best style is:
Mystique.

The best Batman was:
Christian Bale.

The LOTR character I’d like to be is:
Gollum.

The LOTR character I’d actually be is:
Pippin.

If I could time-travel I would:
Go back in time to see how the world actually began!

The most unforgivable insult in all of nerddom is:
Not watching Game of Thrones (like me!).

If I could have one superpower, it would be:
Flying.

Which superpower comes with the biggest drawbacks: flight, invisibility, or telekinesis?
Telekinesis.

If I were a hero my sidekick would be:
Donkey from Shrek.

The Hogwarts sorting hat would put me in:
Hufflepuff.

My patronus would be:
A unicorn!

On a voyage through space, my captain would be:
David Attenborough.

If I could pick one genre vehicle, my ride would be:
The Knight Bus.

People in fantasy tales are always British because:
British people are the best ... obvs! No I'm kidding, because the accent is pure and mystical.

In a fight between Dumbledore and Gandalf, who would win?
Dumbledore.

In a fight between Picard and Kirk, who would win?
No idea who either of these people are!

In a fight between Wonder Woman and Superman, who would win?
WONDER WOMAN! Obviously.

In a fight between Hulk and Thor, who would win?
The Hulk.

In six words or less, what words of wisdom do you have for fellow fans?
Embrace your inner weirdo.

Check out more of our Q&A’s. And head on over to our Syfy 25 page to see everything else we’ve got going on.