17 Things No One Tells You About Being In A Horror Movie
As told by horror legend Bruce Campbell!
Horror movies are just as fun as they are terrifying.
To find out everything about life on a horror set, we sat down with Bruce Campbell, star of the Evil Dead films and the TV spinoff Ash vs Evil Dead.
To capture genuine reactions, sometimes extras aren't told anything about the horrible scene they're about to be in.
There's a trick to mastering the perfect scream.
A lot of blood is used on the set of most horror productions.
Fake blood is REALLY damn sticky, and not very fun to work with.
There's also a special blood-cleaning crew on set.
Makeup for actors can take hours.
And playing a monster or any kind of creature isn't fun at all, thanks to the heavy makeup.
Despite how dark and gory things can get, it's difficult to get scared while filming.
And the cast definitely become tight-knit.
Horror fans are usually pretty shy.
And they're also VERY dedicated.
Handling all of the crazy props can be pretty damn difficult.
And kill scenes are pretty tedious.
You need to be in decent shape to survive filming a horror movie.
Things like celery, walnuts, and dead chickens are used to create the gory sound effects you hear.
For actors, starring in a horror movie used to be considered embarrassing and something you'd hide.
But Campbell is pretty pleased horror has finally come out of the shadows and into the mainstream.
Campbell's latest project, Ash vs Evil Dead, is now streaming on Stan in Australia and playing on Starz in the US.
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