masked singer The audience always feels breathless when the mask comes off and the identity of the celebrity is revealed. Recently, hip-hop artist, Tyga was exposed as the artist inside a Dalmatian costume and fans went crazy. The audience and the judges keep speculating and are shocked and thrilled when the singer is finally exposed. masked singer Executive producer Craig Plestis said finding top talent for the series is a necessity. But how do they keep the identity of the celebrity a secret? Also, what did one do masked singer Celebrity told showbiz cheat sheet about her experience on the show?
‘Top talent’ was a necessity for ‘The Masked Singer’ producers
Plestis said Fox’s biggest need was to have big-name talent. “From the get-go, Fox asked how we were going to cast it,” Plestis told Hollywood Reporter in 2019.
“They were determined to say, ‘Unless you’ve got incredible talent for the show, we’re not going to do the show,’” he continued. “It has to have a recognizable name. When the masks come off, everyone has to recognize that face — or they have to have some great credibility in sports, entertainment, TV, film, music.”
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Plestis said some celebrities were involved in the show and envisioned the show’s potential. “They loved the idea of being behind a mask no one knew who they were, and showing off the talent that no one knew they even had,” he said. “They got it right away.”
“Some people said no,” he admitted. “Finally, we got great names, and they’re all big in their field in some form or another. The stats we have among Grammy winners [and other achievements], is truly unprecedented. When we started putting together and looking at all the awards that all these people have won, we realized that we didn’t have one or two great people; We have 12 great people.”
How Do Producers Keep ‘The Masked Singer’ Identity Secret?
masked singerHis identity is kept secret, which is quite a difficult feat for Hollywood. Plestis explained the lengths that producers go to to maintain confidentiality. “All the stars, before leaving their homes, they had to meet at some other place,” he explained. “He wore cloaks and masks. We had drivers who had no idea who they were. Everyone was under a different surname, and when they pulled off a lot, everyone had to wear these cloaks and wear these masks. They were locked in a private area, guarded by security guards. “
Then on the sets too, the celebrity had to be completely covered up, even the skin was not visible. If the manager of the celebrity accompanies the singer, the manager also has to put on a mask and cover up.
How was the experience of ‘The Singing Surgeon’ on the show?
Known as “The Singing Surgeon”, Dr. Elvis Francois told Showbiz Cheat Sheet that joining the show was more nerve-racking than going into surgery. “I’ve spent the last 15 years or so training to be a surgeon inside a hospital, so that’s my pace,” he told Showbiz Cheat Sheet. “But to find myself on stage in front of Nicole Scherzinger, Ken Jeong and Robin Thicke and actually start singing… it was the most nerve-racking thing ever!”
Unlike some other celebrities, Francois did not perform in front of a large audience. “On top of the fact that I was in a huge 45-pound suit where it was 120 degrees inside. And I’ve never danced or choreographed before. So it’s definitely nerve-wracking and very different from my day job. “
He said, “If you told me two years ago that I was performing on a set in a giant serpent costume and singing for America, I would have called you a crazy person.” “Because number one I’ve never performed on stage before. I’ve never performed for people like that before. So it was definitely a very exciting opportunity in the middle of 2020, with all the craziness going on in the world .
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