Wonder Woman 1984 (2021)

Wonder Woman comes into conflict with the Soviet Union during the Cold War in the 1980s and finds a formidable foe by the name of the Cheetah.
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Wonder Woman 1984
Release Date: January 5, 2021
Certification: Full Certification

In the scene where we see to pairs of horses being ridden in a Roman stadium, prior to filming the horses were tacked at the horsebox and led by grooms. The grooms mounted the horses and on action rode horses at a trot around the stadium. When the woman leads the horse out of the stadium, the actress was prepped on how to lead the horse. When we see horses in the background in the stadium, the horses were held in the tunnels in background by trainers.

In the scene in the stadium when the Tartans run the Obstacle course and we see them dismount the horses before moving on to the obstacle course, prior to the action the horses were trotted around the clockwise. They filmed it in the first take.

In the scene where the little girl mounts her horse, collects her bow and hits her first target, and we see other actors on horseback on the beach in the background, the horses were led by grooms wearing green suits. The child actress was trained to ride the horse. On action, the girl jumped on the horse. The other horses were held by trainers.

In the scene where the actress sits at an outdoor café and we see a dog being walked down the sidewalk in the background, the dog was prepped by the trainer and on action the background actor walked the dog.

When the Camaro drives into an intersection and does a curly-q and we see a dog-walker walking with three dogs, the trainer also prepped the background actor with the dogs.

In the scene when we see the man’s apartment and there’s a fish tank in the background, trainers checked the water temp and fish before filming.

In the scene where we see camels and goats off the side of the road in the background, the camels were led by their trainer on the side of the road. Once in place, the camels didn’t move.

In market scene that takes place in the Middle East, we see two goats and one dog in background, the trainer led the goats, and was dressed in costume. The dog was held by his lead by the owner.

In the scene when the actors get out of the cab and we see cows in the background, the cows were brought to set by animal handlers in costume. Once they were on their mark, they filmed the scene and the cows were brought back to their holding area.