the Castle, where the mighty and infamous count Dracula lives, is a dark and sinister labyrinth of winding spiral staircases and dark corners.
It was thus the location, as steven blum went on to work during the filming of the Netflix series 'Dracula', where the Danish actor plays the lead role as the iconic, blood-sucking vampire.
the Majority of filming took place at a gothic castle in Slovakia, and the role pulled to the sometimes large bills on Claes Bang.
the Footage required both many hours in the sminkerummet and cold nights without a trevl on the body. In the first episode of the series, on Saturday premiered on Netflix, the Danish actor seen in a very long nøgenscene.
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Claes Bang has received a lot of praise for the role of reviewers the world over . Photo: Linda Johansen
In the scene arrive Dracula to a nunnery disguised as a wolf. Suddenly, one can see that the belly of the wolf open, and Claes Bang enters in the role of Dracula out of the stomach, in spasmodic movements while he is naked and smeared with mucus and blood.
- It was wet and cold, tells Claes Bang, when the temperature in Slovakia in the beginning of march can move down to the sub-zero temperatures.
- Dracula has just come out of a wolf, he has no undies or shoes. I think it works quite well, you can see that he is naked as a wild animal, says Claes Bang.
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The Danish actor had previously read in the manuscript, that he had to be naked, but it was not required that he should be it all the time.
But it would Claes Bang like.
- It was me who insisted that we were to do the scene without clothes, because it came to look fatter out that we could get pictures where he stands in the bar ass, he says.
Claes Bang, has no qualms about appearing undressed. He has done that before at the theater, and, therefore, touches him not having a whole film crew as spectators.
- They have probably seen something that is worse, better, or more fun, joker the 52-year-old actor.
- In the specific scene, it was important that it was without clothes, so the animal could come forward. It becomes cumbersome with clothes on, so it is better to have the freedom, where we just take all my clothes of, he says.
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It was not only cold and nakedness, that marked the filming.
Claes Bang was often on set for long hours every day, and he spent a particularly long time in the sminkerummet, when he first section should sminkes as an old, sinister and worn copy of Dracula.
He got as thick a layer of makeup on, it was difficult to make out his facial features behind the make-up.
He stood up at two o'clock at night, was picked up at three o'clock, driven to the set and sat down then four hours in the makeup before should be recorded in 11 hours.
- I have not tried anything like this before. If you must do it many days in a row, one becomes insane, because it takes so long time, says Claes Bang.
'Dracula' can be viewed on the streaming service Netflix. The series is in three sections, each of which has film.
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