The director of “Rescue Operation” took part in the filming of the second season of “Mandalorets” – he worked on the action
Sam Hargrave said that he tried to maintain the main character’s fighting style and at the same time take the setting of fights to a new level
According to Sam Hargrave, he was invited to work on the second season of The Mandalore at the time he was involved in the post-production of his debut film Rescue Operation. The creators of the series on “Star Wars” turned to him, because they wanted to significantly improve the quality of the production of action scenes in the sequel.
Hargrave, who prior to filming The Rescue Operation, worked as a stuntman and stunt coordinator for Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Final, took the offer as a challenge and joined the production of the second season of Mandalore as the second director.
After completing the shootings, he said that he worked closely with stuntmen, tried to deepen the action scenes of The Mandalorean through the correct use of visual effects, through the techniques he learned in superhero films – and was confident in the quality of the work done.
At the same time, Sam Hargrave emphasized that his goal was not only to improve the action scenes, but also to preserve the fighting style of the main character of “Mandalorian”.
“When working on action scenes, it’s important to keep the balance and not forget about the character and style of the character you work with. If this character is a shooter, not a melee, then it would be strange for him to fight, do a double somersault and some crazy kick. Action scenes should match the character.
So yes, during the filming of a helmet can clothe any stunt or a fighter, but we must at the same time to curb your excitement and remain true to the history and image of a hero.
, told Hargrave, participated in the filming of” Mandalorian “became for his valuable experience, for example, he especially liked working with The Volume technology – according to the director, its use is reminiscent of “immersion inside the game engine.” The
second season of “Mandalorets” should start in October 2020 at the Disney + online cinema. Robert Rodriguez (Aelita: The Fighting Angel, From Dusk Till Dawn, Desperate), Peyton Reed (dilogy Ant-Man) and show runner of the series John Favreau (Iron Man 1-2, The Lion King “).
Michael Bean (“Aliens”, “Terminator”), Katie Sackhoff (“Star Cruiser Galaxy”), Temuera Morrison (second and third episodes of “Star Wars”), Rosario Dawson (“Sin City”, “Starred Sins”, starred in the series. Trans “) and Timothy Olyphant (” Justice “,” Deadwood “).
Disney has already begun production of the third season of Mandalorians.