12 Behind-the-Scenes Photos That Ruin Iconic Scenes (And Actually Improve The Bad Ones)
Ah, the world of filmmaking. A world of magic and wonder, where the impossible becomes possible and dreams become reality. But, as with any profession, there’s always a little bit of behind-the-scenes work that goes into making these dreams come true. From blue balls of doom to mutilated succulents, the stories behind these iconic films are often just as interesting as the films themselves.
It’s hard to imagine that the epic battles of Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End were actually filmed with blue balls of doom. Or that Benedict Cumberbatch had to crawl around on all fours and growl like a maniac for The Desolation of Smaug. Or that the magic behind BB-8 in The Force Awakens was actually a guy in a green suit pushing him around. Or that the real Drogon from Game of Thrones looked like a spiny plant that got mutilated. Or that the dinner scene in The Phantom Menace featured an actor wearing a Jar Jar head (not a Jar Jar mask).
So, without further ado, let’s take a look at some of the most unexpected behind-the-scenes secrets from some of our favorite films.