Behind the Scenes: “Scared to Death”

After 3 weeks of hiatus, Castle returned to our big TV screens and you all made Castle the most watched show of the night after “Dancing with the Stars”. Also, delivering its biggest audience this season. Congratulations Castle!

The Castle crew was filming the episode in the beginning of February, during the cold spell that hit the Los Angeles area by surprise. Both the actors and cast members were tweeting pictures and their thoughts about the cold on twitter.

The Asylum part of the episode was shot in a former jail, now used as a filming stage. From Andrew Bikichky’s tweets, they have shot scenes there before, but no-one can remember which ones exactly. The cabin in the woods was located on Disney Ranch, which is a small part of the huge Disney backlot. During some of the shoots at this location, both Nathan and Stana had a rare day off.

The “haunted” video was made by Richmond, the video playback technician, together with his colleagues. Richmond is also the one who creates the cheeky faux news playing in the bullpen.

Here’s some of the spoiler tweets Andrew made during the filming of the episode:

William Shatner took to Twitter to share his reaction to his shoutout in Castle (for those that don’t follow him MBB = My Best, Bill)

Don’t forget to check the ABC’s official Castle production blog for some awesome Behind The Scenes pictures about this week’s episode sets including this one!

And here are some pictures tweeted by Andrew Bikichky, Christopher Brow, Nathan Fillion, Seamus Dever, Stana Katic and Meta V on Twitter:

Big dance floor laid for 2 cameras, a walk and talk from the elevator to the murder board.

Big dance floor laid for 2 cameras, a walk and talk from the elevator to  murder board

This place has always been a little creepy...

This place has always been a little creepy…

Dollying as we go Ep517

Dollying as we go Ep517

Buttons for controls of the doors in a particular cell block where we’re shooting

Buttons for controls of the doors in a particular cell block where we’re shooting

Ep517 We’re getting spooooky today ;) #XFiles

Ep517 We’re getting spooooky today ;) #XFiles

Now we pack the stake beds and move to….. the woods ;)

Now we pack the stake beds and move to….. the woods ;)

Limited cell reception out here now. Approaching the working trucks. Cold and wet :)

Limited cell reception out here now. Approaching the working trucks. Cold and wet

Bill Roe & Jono (Gaffer), the duo from #XFiles :)

Bill Roe & Jono (Gaffer), the duo from #XFiles :)

Ep517 Beckett tackles shadow area.

Ep517 Beckett tackles shadow area.

Ep517 another angle on the cabin in the woods.

Ep517 another angle on the cabin in the woods.

Ep517 the area where Beckett tackles the shadowy figure.

Ep517 the area where Beckett tackles the shadowy figure.

Ep 517 The Cabin in the woods…. Very cold night of filming.

Ep 517 The Cabin in the woods…. Very cold night of filming.

Hello, Trinity Knot.

Hello, Trinity Knot.

Seamus' hostile work environment.

Seamus’ hostile work environment.

“@NathanFillion who's your favourite Castle co-worker?” Today, this guy. -  He has the softest hands.

“@NathanFillion who’s your favourite Castle co-worker?” Today, this guy. – He has the softest hands.

Pretty quiet around these parts lately.

Pretty quiet around these parts lately.

Oh, HAIL no!

Oh, HAIL no!

Fur hat for Bill Roe

Fur hat for Bill Roe

Jail is not where I expected to learn chess.

Jail is not where I expected to learn chess.

One of the things I love about this business is the unusual places we shoot.

One of the things I love about this business is the unusual places we shoot.

Correctional facility turned into an Asylum.

Correctional facility turned into an Asylum.

You gotta know where one is & when to use it.

You gotta know where one is & when to use it.

Hailing&freezing cold in SoCal.Time 2 take out the Nikola Tesla hoodie. Don't know who he is?Google him.

Hailing&freezing cold in SoCal.Time 2 take out the Nikola Tesla hoodie. Don’t know who he is?Google him.

Did we see the posters in last night's episode? #BTS of the Wes Craven shoot. #castle

Did we see the posters in last night’s episode? #BTS of the Wes Craven shoot. #castle

 

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Comments

  1. catluver aka Donna says:

    Thanks Trinxy, I just love these behind the scenes photos. The one of the exit that Stana tweeted had a lot of fans freaking out trying to figure out what she meant. Funny now. I love her hoodie and that she has some Geek in her too.

  2. Very Cool! Thanks Trinx! :D

  3. The show Scared to Death kept me on the edge of my sit.I love a mystery that I can not solve .This show may be think who done it.I like how spooky it was .It was great acting from all the actors . thank you for entertaining me right to the end .