The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.
In this edition, Fast Five stunt coordinator Jack Gill breaks down the huge bank vault car chase from the end of the blockbuster sequel. Plus, Ron Burgundy does a sound check for his brand new podcast, and Charlie Day responds to some intriguing theories fans have about It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia. Read More »
Fast Cars + Furious Stunts = How Did This Get Made?!?!
This is that story behind the stunts of the 5th highest grossing movie of all time: FURIOUS 7.
Given the box-office success of Fast & Furious 6 ($788 million worldwide), it’s not too difficult to figure out how Furious 7 got made. But there is, however, one thing that does immediately jump out about the making of this film: the staggering number of stunt performers—over 150 in total—that it required to complete this movie.
This is a story about two of those stunt performers—who just so happen to be married to each other—about the film’s two stunt coordinators—who also happen to be brothers—and about the brilliant mad scientist at the center of it all…
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