The entire dance scene took two days to shoot and the actors were aware of the script, but the colorful burst of light was initially kept secret from the cast. In an interview on “Late Night with Seth Meyers“, Adam Scott, who plays Mark Scout, explained that the reaction from the actors “in awe” to the scene was from people who were truly amazed at the radical change in pacing. “Severance” took about nine months, much of the capital used in the same claustrophobic Lumon Industries setting built into the South Bronx soundstage, so the MDE was an explosion of visual and sonic vibrancy for a group of people who, in Scott’s words, are “stuck” in the same space-drenched office for weeks in a row.
Part of the reason the cast was surprised was that there had been no prior indication that the glaring office ceiling lights were even capable of turning into dance club strobes. It’s lost lighting team It took almost a month to program the lights this way after the gaffer discovered how to manipulate and tweak the dimmer properly. Contrasted with the blinding white walls and nauseating green carpet, MDE is a welcome respite for both the fictional characters and the real-life actors of “Severance,” even if all else remains unsettled. part of a complex illusion.
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