Ground Is Lava is likely one of the greatest new reveals added to Netflix in 2020. And by greatest, we imply most ridiculous. The competitors present, impressed by an age-old recreation performed by youngsters of their dwelling rooms, has teams of three make their method by themed obstacles programs surrounded totally by treacherous lava – or, you already know, some form of thriller goo. Almost a month after the present’s arrival, Netflix shared an interesting video detailing how the present and its units got here collectively.
For starters, a manufacturing village and check area was arrange in a former Ikea. Then, over the course of six weeks, the assorted units had been constructed by a building group, with every prop being constructed from scratch, hand-painted, and examined for security. Sure components of the course had been additionally arrange in a pool within the car parking zone, the place stunt folks of various abilities and bodily talents would give them a shot.
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As for the lava, the manufacturing group obtained assist from the chemistry lab accountable for lots of the slime proven in Alien or Ghostbusters. A particular results group additionally rigged numerous contraptions to make the lava bubble up throughout inopportune instances for contestants. Consequently, almost 2,000 towels had been used a day to scrub up the sides of the set. Our favourite tidbit, nonetheless, may be the truth that contestants initially thought they had been making use of for a present referred to as Satan’s Run. (That is most likely coming to Netflix in 2021, proper?) Watch the video above to be taught extra Ground Is Lava manufacturing secrets and techniques.