BAFTA nominee: ‘How we shot that iconic Blade Runner scene’


He is the man in charge of making Ryan Gosling and Jake Gyllenhaal look great on screen. At 53, Donald Mowat is one of the business’ most looked for after make-up specialists. This year he is up for a BAFTA for his work on Denis Villeneuve’s science fiction continuation Blade Runner 2049.

Here, he discloses to Sky News how he propped Gosling to look like Jack Nicholson and made a goliath, pink character which turned into the film’s most notable scene.

It is one of my most loved scenes. Where the character Joi, played by Ana de Armas, is seen anticipated as a goliath pink multi dimensional image. Be that as it may, it was likewise an immense wellspring of uneasiness.

The first Blade Runner is one of my most loved movies. I grew up contemplating it, I utilized it in numerous references – I was enlivened by it.

I additionally worked with the executive Denis Villeneuve on some of his past movies like Prisoners and Sicario in this way, when he requesting that I complete a continuation of Blade Runner, I was alarmed.

Since it is so overwhelming. The considerable Marvin Westmore made the make-up for Ridley Scott’s 1982 exemplary, and I didn’t trust I could do it equity.

I questioned myself. I had an inclination that it wasn’t my classification or my style.

In any case, at that point I understood ‘hold up a moment, they need me! There’s an explanation behind why they need me’, so I did it Read More.