Dave Bautista Compares Zack Snyder’s Directing Model to James Gunn’s

According to Dave Bautista, Guardians of the Galaxy’s James Gunn and Army of the Dead’s Zack Snyder have very different directing styles.

Army of the Dead Star Dave Bautista recently spoke about it James GunnThe more structured directing style compared to Zack Snyder’s flexible approach behind the scenes.

Bautista told vulture“James Gunn is a whole different director. To me, he’s a lot more involved in my performance, especially because he’s invested so much in Drax and the characters as a whole. We’re usually very much directed by James. He makes sure he does it gets.” what he wants, and then he always gives us some settings to do what the hell we want. We are very structured, but at the same time it gives us freedom. “

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When Bautista talked about how Snyder’s directing was different from Gunn’s, he said, “While Zack – he gave me more freedom than any director I’ve ever worked with.” However, this does not mean that the Army of the Dead set was relaxed. Indeed, Snyder himself announced that no session was allowed on set to allow more direct communication between its cast members.

The official synopsis for Zack Snyder’s Army of the Dead read,

Army of the Dead takes place after a zombie outbreak that left Las Vegas in ruins and cut itself off from the rest of the world. When Scott Ward, a former zombie war hero who is now turning burger on the outskirts of the town he now calls home, is approached by casino boss Bly Tanaka, this is the ultimate suggestion: break into the zombie-infested one Quarantine zone to receive $ 200 million sit in a vault under the strip before the city is destroyed by the government in 32 hours. Ward has little left to lose and is up for the challenge. He puts together a ragged team of experts for the robbery. With a ticking clock, a notoriously impenetrable vault, and a smarter, faster horde of alpha zombies approaching, in the biggest raid ever, only one thing is certain: survivors take it all.

Directed and co-written by Zack Snyder, Dave Bautista, Garret Dillahunt, Ella Purnell, Omari Hardwick, Raul Castillo, Tig Notaro, Theo Rossi and Ana de la Reguera. The film is now in theaters and is streamed on Netflix.

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Dave Bautista Plans to ‘Steal’ Zack Snyder’s Directing Fashion

Army of the Dead star Dave Bautista says Zack Snyder taught him how to direct on set – and now he’s about to “steal” his style.

Army of the Dead star Dave Bautista said he has long wanted to work with Zack Snyder – and now that he’s done the actor is ready to make his own films in the same vein.

Bautista spoke with JoBlo about filming the zombie movie with Snyder coming out next month on Netflix. Part of the appeal of the role was seeing firsthand how Snyder directs a movie and learning tricks of the trade.

“I’ve wanted to work with him for years and it’s really just that I can steal all of his shit,” said Bautista. “I want to steal his stuff. I want to watch him at work because he’s great. How visually he is a visual master and I wanted to go in and learn from him and steal his stuff. So I could go on and direct my films and Recognition for his work. I’ll steal all of his stuff and my films will look like his films. “

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When asked what exactly Bautista took away from the director, the actor explained exactly how Snyder likes to shoot things. “Just a kind of camera trick. And I also liked the fact that he was very – I only know that because I saw that documentary about Spielberg, [who] was one of those who visually looked around and saw something and ran and snapped the camera. He’s going, let’s shoot it. Let’s shoot. And Zack is very similar, “said Bautista.” Because we take it all in with a lot of natural light, mostly natural light. So you just glued in a few light tubes here and there, how very economical, but most of it is all natural light. And so it often just catches things on the fly, which is strange. “

Snyder’s unique approachHowever, this could be a challenge, especially for actors who are used to strict shooting schedules.

“It’s one of those things that our schedule is constantly changing about,” continued Bautista. “But you too want to be flexible because you want to be a part of it at the same time. It can be a little frustrating at times when it comes to schedules. It’s nice to know what you’re doing when you’re doing it. You prepare yourself a little better. So it’s one of those things where we just do a lot of things on the fly, and sometimes, especially when we’re in the desert, the weather changed, the lights changed, or [you] Move on to something else or go back to the next day. It gets a little frustrating at times. “

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In the end, the actor said it was all worth it as the effort helped Raise the project. “A lot of his focus tricks are really very, very unusual. Really unusual, but lead to a really interesting, interesting look at the characters, but also a really interesting look at the background,” said Bautista. “So, often the background almost becomes one of the characters because of the way he shoots. I mean, it feels like it’s another person who feels alive. So I have little ones here and there Learned tricks. It’s an interesting one – it’s an artistic way of watching a zombie movie. It’s different. “

Directed and co-written by Zack Snyder, Dave Bautista, Garret Dillahunt, Ella Purnell, Omari Hardwick, Raul Castillo, Tig Notaro, Theo Rossi and Ana de la Reguera. The film will be released on Netflix on May 21st.

Source: JoBlo

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