I kept working on flipping the character names between Houston and Antonio today. It’s a slow process as I have to make sure to not only change the name every time they speak but also every time they appear in the action/description AND when their name is spoken out loud. It also means skimming each scene to see if their name props up anywhere. The good news is that in the scenes THEY are in, I’m also making minor adjustments to some dialogue that improves the script. Overall, I’m mostly through the Second Act now and I should finish this major change tomorrow.
The one odd thing about this change is having to change in my mind their character name. To me, Houston is still Antonio and vice-versa. Hopefully my mind can make this change once I’m done and read through the whole script again.