The last two installments of the franchise were shot continuously. “There were tears that day,” says director Castille Landon.
After. Lost souls, the third installment in the franchise that adapts Anna Todd’s novel saga, has already reached theaters. This implies that the history of Tessa and Hardin it’s just one more movie away from coming to an end. After 3 and its sequel After Ever Happy were shot continuously, so both Josephine Langford and Hero Fiennes Tiffin have already said goodbye to their lead characters. How was your last day of filming? We asked him.
“I remember the last scene, but it is impossible to explain it without ‘spoilers”, tells Fiennes Tiffin to SensaCine. Despite not being able to tell too much, it does give a clue about her: “It was definitely emotional”.
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Her co-star Langford admits that she doesn’t quite remember that moment on set. “I think my last scene was getting out of bed”says the actress. “I really can’t remember”, Add.
The one who does remember that moment most vividly is Castille Landon, the one in charge of getting behind the cameras in After. Lost souls and After Ever Happy.
As Landon explains:
It was very difficult [decir adiós a esos personajes]. Everyone was excited that day. Especially because, it’s not just that Hero and Joe are the heart of the franchise, they are also the heart when we make these movies. We became very close and it’s sad to say goodbye to your friends […] I remember in a very specific way when they both finished shooting. There were definitely some tears that day
Landon shared through his Instagram account, the December 18, 2020, that the filming of the two remaining installments had come to an end. In the image you can see the director with the main actors.
“So many bittersweet feelings. This has been the biggest challenge, but also the most rewarding experience of my life. 2 movies, 5 months away from home, 52 days of shooting, nearly 400 crew members, and a global pandemic. But! we did it!”the director wrote.
The ‘After’ saga adds two new films: Hardin’s past and the children of the protagonists
Although Langford and Fiennes Tiffin have already said goodbye to these characters, the film franchise is not over. Last April it was known that Landon will be in charge of writing and directing a prequel about Hardin’s past and a sequel about the couple’s children.. In neither of the two installments will Langford and Fiennes Tiffin return.
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