The Disney + series has started a new trend!
The Mandalorian series has not only been a hit with audiences, but also within the film industry, ushering in new technology to generate storylines faster, which speeds up the editing process in post-production. Now, another highly anticipated production, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, will also use this same technology (via ComicBook).
James Gunn opens the game
First used in The Mandalorian, StageCraft technology has come to appeal to some filmmakers, including James Gunn, director of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3. On Twitter, a fan asked Gunn if he was going to use this new cinematic feature during recordings of the film. The director has said he will use “Somewhere, Where Does It Go,” confirming that the film’s production will embrace this technical novelty as well.
Gunn’s positive response confirms rumors that the film will be shot in the UK in the second half of 2021. There are only four StageCraft units ready in the world: two in Los Angeles, where the third season of The Mandalorian and the premiere of The Book by Boba Fett; one in Australia, currently used for Thor: Love and Thunder, and one in the UK.
James Gunn has also confirmed that Guardians of The Galaxy: Holiday Special, a Christmas special featuring the supergroup announced last December at a Disney shareholders event and produced exclusively for Disney +, will tie directly to the new film.
What is StageCraft?
Created by the team at Lucasfilm and first used in The Mandalorian, StageCraft is a new technology that uses huge screens to create sets and other details directly on the set of recordings, so they can be filmed with the actors with the intention of reducing the post-production process.
In addition to helping the director and editors, this technology also prevents photos taken directly from the camera from leaking onto the internet, as it dramatically reduces the need to shoot on location, allowing everything to be done indoors. of a studio. Thanks to this, The Mandalorian can continue to be recorded without major problems, both from the point of view of protecting the plot and in the current pandemic scenario, where large towns are not recommended.
James Gunn isn’t the only Marvel Studios-related name working with StageCraft: Taika Waititi, director of Thor: Love and Thunder, will also use the novelty, which makes even more sense if you remember that he has already directed episodes of The Mandalorian. Obi-Wan Kenobi, the legendary Jedi master’s solo series, will also benefit from support from StageCraft.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.3 is coming out in 2023. The Mandalorian can be watched via Disney +.
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