22 "behind the cameras" data of the television series released in 2021

like Succession, or Insecure or [insert any wonderful series here]. Also, there are spoilers in the next few lines, so be careful.

1.According to behind the scenes of Netflix, real tempered glass was used for the glass bridge in The Squid Game. In the words of Jung Ho-yeon, who played Kang Sae-byeok, "It was really scary to shoot there."

Jung calculated that the bridge was suspended a meter — or a little more — from the ground.

Director and creator Hwang Dong-hyuk said in the same video, "Five feet can be scary." The glass made them nervous. I think we could see the fear and the stiff bodies. They felt like they really jumped off a high bridge. The game was real and they were really scared. The body showed that insecurity. We think that set had the strength of realism."

2.When Paul Bettany got the call about WandaVision, his character, Vision, had just died in Infinity War. He had thought they were about to fire him and not offer him a leading role in a new TV series.

you let?' And I said, 'No, aren't they firing me?' And they said, 'No, we were going to offer you a TV series.' That's how I found out."

3.In Leigh Bardugo's Grishaverse series, the protagonist, Alina, wears a necklace that increases her power, known as an amplifier. In the Netflix adaptation Shadow and Bone, the necklace was changed to a mysterious and notable body modification for safety reasons.

In the series, the goat horns that Alina wore as a necklace in the books are fused to her clavicle. In an interview with Decider, series director Eric Heisserer said that recreating the necklace as it appears in the books was impossible without either posing a danger to actress Jessie Mei Li or making it appear extraordinarily fake.

made of rubber—they would bend a lot when Jessie moved."

4.When they began shooting the mystery thriller series Cruel Summer, neither Chiara Aurelia (Jeanette Turner) nor Olivia Holt (Kate Wallis) knew how the season would end.< /h2>

in my hand to find out. I think I figured out the ending probably around episode 8."
I was interested in where the story could go. I had no idea where it was going until we started shooting."

6. Malcolm Spellman, creator and lead writer of Falcon and the Winter Soldier, told BuzzFeed that his favorite scene was Sam Wilson's speech to the Senator, because he was able to work with actor Anthony Mackie in it.

with Anthony".

7.Joshua Jackson, who plays evil surgeon Christopher Duntsch on Dr. Death, watched the pilot with his wife, fellow actress Jodie Turner-Smith, and their mother-in-law. In an interview with Entertainment Tonight Canada, Jackson said his mother-in-law "went away" after the first scene of surgery.

The actor joked that he interpreted this fearful reaction as "a good thing."

8.Keegan-Michael Key revealed during an appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert that playing musical-hating Josh in Schmigadoon! it was the "hardest job I've ever had to do in my entire life" because he loves musicals.

Key joked that when she danced on set, director Barry Sonnenfeld would stop filming and tell her, "You can't dance to the music. You hate it."

During the interview, Key said that Sweeney Todd and Oklahoma! They were his all-time favorite musicals.

9.Kevin Can F**k Himself combines a multi-camera sitcom with a single-camera drama to create a narrative of a wife breaking down under the stress of her marriage to an immature man, and while the two "series" seem drastically different, the same sets were used for both.

According to Vulture, to transform the multi-camera set into a single-camera set, a fourth (literal) wall and ceiling were added. The lighting and camera angles were also changed to give the room a claustrophobic feel.

10.Amanda Peet, who co-created The Director with Annie Julia Wyman, told Vanity Fair that she had Sandra Oh in mind for lead Ji-Yoon Kim while working on the pilot. .

especially since it is a middle-aged love story...".

11.In The Shrink Next Door, Dr. Isaac Herschkopf, a therapist played by Paul Rudd, manipulates and takes advantage of his patient Marty Markowitz, played by Will Ferrell. The show is based on a true story (well, it's based on a podcast about a true story), and its leads spoke to the real Markowitz.

Ferrell told the New York Times: “[Markowitz] can go to that corner where the pain is still felt. ?' He said, 'A lot of people would be embarrassed and not want to talk about this again, but that's where I feel peace.'" In the same interview, Rudd described Markowitz as "very forthcoming."

However, the stars did not meet or speak with the real-life Herschkopf. Herschkopf told the New York Times: "Nobody from the TV series ever contacted me, in any way." He described the series as a "fiction of a fiction" as he disagrees with the accuracy of the original podcast.

12. Before Barry Jenkins adapted Colson Whitehead's The Underground Railroad for Amazon, he gathered the opinions of a focus group on the best way to tell the story, focusing enslaved woman named Cora, who escapes via an underground railway.

According to the New York Times, Amazon organized the group, made up of Atlanta residents, to ask about the parts of the book they found most impactful. Jenkins established a ground rule: all participants had to be African-American.

My job was going to consist of combining violence with its psychological effects, without the visual representation of these things, but focusing on what it means for the characters. How do they recover? How do they recompose themselves?"

13.In a scene from The White Lotus, two characters encounter the resort manager, Armond, eating Dillon, a staff member, ass. The scene was originally less... specific, but actors Murray Bartlett and Lukas Gage had other ideas.

Gage, who plays Dillion, told the AV Club that they were originally supposed to interrupt Armond and Dillon during sex, but he and Bartlett said, "Wouldn't it be more interesting if ate his ass? I mean, how often do we see that on TV?' I think it's much more interesting and more uncomfortable to go in." Creator and screenwriter Mike White agreed.

The scene was shot under the supervision of a privacy coordinator, an expert on set who makes sure the performers feel safe and comfortable while filming vulnerable scenes.

14.The Mare of Easttown hairdresser was instructed to give the cast a rough, realistic look.

Davis told Insider: "They told me everyone had to have hair like they just got out of bed. ... and hit the ground running right away, so that had to be reflected in the physical appearance. I was basically told from day one, 'Hair like it's just grown up,' and I had to accept that."

producers of the French company Gaumont that Lupine was the role he would most like to play.

Sy told Rolling Stone: "If I were English, I'd say James Bond. So I said Lupine, which is pretty much the same thing." Later in the same interview, when Sy was asked if he would like to play Bond, he replied: "Of course I would. But I know I can't, because one of the rules is that I'm English. For now. But that can change. ".

16.Sterlin Harjo, co-creator and director of Reservation Dogs, told KCRW that, prior to the series, he was thinking of leaving the entertainment industry.

People in show business told him many times that "native movies don't make money." Harjo said, "And above all, I was in Oklahoma, I wasn't in Los Angeles, so I was even further removed from the industry, and I didn't even know how to do it." Instead, Harjo thought about starting a non-profit organization.

Luckily, Harjo gave Hollywood another chance, as Reservation Dogs currently has a 98% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

17.After recording the first take of a scene from It's A Sin, actor Olly Alexander, who plays Ritchie, cried so much that director Peter Hoar stopped filming for a moment while.

The scene showed Ritchie and his friends being arrested for "protesting the UK government's inaction on AIDS".

18. According to Netflix, the movement of the ears of Gus, the 10-year-old half-deer, half-boy who stars in Sweet Tooth, was the result of pure practical effect rather of CGI.

Puppeteer Grant Lehmann controlled the movement of the ears using a "handheld transmitter". Gus's ears are "always the first part of him to react," telling the audience that he's amazing listener.

19.Invincible creator Robert Kirkman told Decider that he and the rest of the creative team wanted the adaptation to be different from the comic book adaptation (also written by Kirkman). From the beginning". For example, the main character Mark Grayson has a racial origin that cannot be distinguished in the comics, and in the series he is biracial.

stop acknowledging that it was created by two white guys in their early twenties."
which is a very good idea." Kirkman also noted that the characters' races were decided before casting began.

20.Faith Omole, who plays bassist Bisma in We Are Lady Parts, learned to play the instrument two weeks after learning she had been cast in the show.

my last puzzle. It was like, 'Honey, now you have to learn a few things.' ... After my first lesson, I left a voice note for a friend trying to keep me from having a panic attack."

21.Margaret Qualley, who played Alex in The Cleaning Lady, told E! News that the dirty places her character cleans up are, luckily, pure movie magic and not actually dirty.

. She called the work that went into making the sets and props believable "impressive," noting that she felt good while shooting scenes with cockroaches.

22.And one last thing: During an appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, star and co-creator Steve Martin said he came up with the basic idea for Only Murders in the Building more than 10 years ago.

But in Martin's original plan, the series told the story of three old men who like to fight crime but are too tired to leave their house, so since there they solve "only murders inside the building". In the final product, the leads are two older men (Steve Martin and Martin Short) and a young woman (Selena Gomez).

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22 Behind-the-scenes data from TV series released in 2021