[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”28309″ img_size=”900×500″ alignment=”center”][vc_column_text]When Bray Wyatt, who had been away from wrestling for a while, came back wrestle in SummerSlam, he brought with him his new look and personae. The Fiend was different than had been seen before and he topped it by carrying in a lantern that looked like his own head. How did Bray come up with this great new and intimidating look and how did he wrestle in it?
The answer is a collaboration between Wyatt and horror special effects icon Tom Savini and his production company, Tom Savini Studios. This was revealed when Jason Baker, who is credited with supervising Wyatt’s new look, spoke with GameSpot about the evolution of Wyatt’s mask and lantern.
It’s all Bray’s brainchild. He had these ideas, and we did some concept art, but it wasn’t really hitting home with Bray. So he got a really, really good sketch artist named Kyle Scarborough, out of St Louis, to do some concept art for him. Those sketches were awesome, and we took those and brought them to life.
They’re good blueprints, but we put our own stamp on the mask as well. It comes down to sculpting, logistics, and comfort. If the guy’s going to wear this while beating the living piss out of people, he should be able to see out of it and make sure it’s strapped to his head.
As for the much talked about lantern, Artist Kyle Scarborough recently shared his conception on Twitter and it is pretty close to final look:
I honestly didn't think this would make it to #wwe televison, but it was nastier than I thought possible. The stitched eyes instead of open lights.
What a great time to be a wrestling fan. #WWESummerSlam@WWE @WWEBrayWyatt #SummerSlam #SummerslamCL @WWENetwork pic.twitter.com/yr0jwemI2Y
— Kyle A. Scarborough (@ScarboroughTWTC) August 12, 2019
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