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The point man of The Legacy is Dr. Derek Rayne, played
by the distinguished Dutch actor Derek de Lint, whose
acting credits include Soldier of Orange (1977) and The
Great Escape II: The Untold Story (1988).
"He's a mysterious man. You don't know much about
him," says de Lint of the character he is creating.
"He doesn'thave a family, he's totally obsessed and
dedicated. He inherited [this career] frm his father,
because of what happened t him when he was 15 years old.
He saw his father die in front of his eyes [battling a
demon], and he's become almost totally obsessed in the
fight against evil. He's definitely a leader."
De Lint says that it's joyous to play a character
who's a tortured soul and who possesses psychic powers
becaue "it's more fun to play than happiness. That's
boring, you know. There should always be conflict. Crying
is much easier than laughing. To be totally happy is
very, very hard to play and not be boring after one
minute. And drama is conflict. There must be a tormented
soul -- there's so much to play here, it's