Rue Moruge on the set of MAD HEIDI

An article by Rue Morgue. Published on November 19, 2021

Rue Morgue: «We meet some more zombies in the makeup department before making our way downstairs to the bowels of the studio where Casper Van Dien (Starship Troopers) is shooting a scene on the film’s cheese factory set. Over the set’s conglomeration of pipes, beakers, and computer monitors,Van Dien, looking like a cross between a male model and Moammar Gadhafi in his spotless white uniform and crimson sash, stands ready on an elevated platform. Fog fills the set as he prepares for his big moment. This is an obviously tense scene for Van Dien’s character, President Meili, dictator of Switzerland, as he struggles with an unseen foe. Before exiting the set, we run into veteran actor David Schofield (Gladiator, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest) who plays Heidi’s grandfather, Alpöhi. ... Read the full article >>