During the first season of this series, one of the most expensive in the history of the small screen, the various directors of the
Rings of power
imagined epic battle scenes.
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Game of Thrones
House of the Dragon
And live up to the
Lord of the Rings
Many horses are therefore riding in this fiction from the universe of Tolkien and broadcast on Amazon Prime Video.
A numerical method made it possible, moreover, to multiply their number on the screen.
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Season 2, which is currently being filmed in the UK and promises similar scenes, was cut short by an incident.
The heart of one of the beasts, we learn from the specialized American site
, has dropped.
The horse went into cardiac arrest during a rehearsal, ahead of a scene in which around thirty nags were to participate.
An angry association
The production said it was
The association For Ethics in the Treatment of Animals (Peta), she was indignant.
Producers have the option of using computer graphics, mechanical devices and other methods that would not result in the death of vulnerable horses on set,
said the association founded in 1980 in the United States, who recently rejoiced that Charles III had banned foie gras from the British royal table.
In the summer of 2022, a horse died on another shoot, that of the series
The Gilded Age
, an HBO production.
The horse, which probably suffered from head trauma, showed signs of weakness before dying.
The help given did not save him.
Apparently, HBO's standards surrounding the use of animals in its productions are as backward as its period dramas ,