Well it's D-day... Arrow Season 2 premiere in the US. I thought I'd do some research and profile the stunt team that's going to provide all the action on Amell Wednesdays. JJ Makaro - Supervisor - ARROW & The Tomorrow People Member of Stunts Canada IMDB JJ MAKARO STUNT COORDINATOR REEL from Stunts Canada on... Continue Reading →
Congratulations to the Arrow stunt team who were nominated at the UBCP/ACTRA awards. UBCP is the Union of British Columbia Performers. The nominations were: Best Stunt: Simon Burnett – Arrow – The Undertaking Simon Burnett – Arrow – Salvation Colby Chartrand – True Justice – Dead Drop 2 Cassandra Ebner – Arrow – Unfinished Business... Continue Reading →
There were many surprise omissions from the Emmy nominations last week but for me there was no bigger shock than the lack of Emmy nominations for Stunt Co-ordination for Arrow. Have The Emmys become irrelevant, caught up in politics and bias? Would Stunt Co-ordination in Arrow have received recognition if it were an HBO cop... Continue Reading →
It seems like the Arrow stunt team may have perfected cloning. Today Stunt Co-ordinator JJ Makaro & Fight Co-ordinator James Bamford announced that the Arrow stunt team will be responsible for the wicked action on the CW's new series The Tomorrow People, in addition to the kick ass action each week on Season 2 of... Continue Reading →
CW have uploaded a new stunt rehearsal video which shows Stunt performers Simon Burnett (Mr. Invincible) and Jon Kralt (Mr Fantastic) give a play-by-play of the final scene with the showdown between Arrow and the Dark Archer. I believe James is filming it. The rehearsal reinforces how dominant the Dark Archer is over Arrow.
At yesterday's PaleyFest Arrow panel Stephen Amell mentioned the amazing Arrow stunt team, JJ Makaro, James Bamford, Simon Burnett (Stephen's stunt double) and Jon Kralt, who apparently does all of the high falls on the show. Stephen was impressed with the detail that went into the stunt sequences and mentioned how they mapped out chase... Continue Reading →