Alcatraz is a “special horse, with a special problem,” who will have a multi-episode storyline in Season 5. To see a behind-the-scenes video of Razz (one of four horses to play Alcatraz) preparing to film, click the link above!
And the cameras just started rolling on #Heartland - first up? A scene with Jack (Shaun) and Tim (Chris) from Episode 502!
The official Heartland blog has posted a behind-the-scenes video on the filming of this very first scene of Season 5. To watch the video (and to learn how Heartland films scenes in moving vehicles), click here!
Basen said writing for a season begins with the five characters’ story arcs.
“That’s where the characters start at the beginning of the season and where they end up,” she explained. “We just talk about what would be good, what would be dramatic.”
For the story to be believable, Basen said they have to think like the characters and not create a story that is far removed from the Heartland universe.
“Whatever happens has to come out of the reality that you’ve created for that particular character,” she said.
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