WWE struck gold with Bray Wyatt‘s new character of The Fiend, and the success of the character has several reasons attached to it. The promos, the entrance, the music, the creepy mask, etc. everything has contributed to the success of Wyatt’s new persona.
Bray Wyatt returned to WWE via backstage skits titled Firefly Fun House in April, and slowly unleashed his dark avatar on what was supposed to be a children’s show. The director of the Firefly Fun House, Jason Baker, recently spoke with Gamespot and talked about the intriguing Firefly Fun House in detail.
Baker said that he had a great time working on the segments, and appreciated Bray Wyatt greatly. Baker said that the mask and lantern were completely Bray’s idea. According to Baker, they hired a sketch designer to design a blueprint for Bray’s mask, which was in turn physically designed by the Savini Studios.
“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.”
Baker had an interesting response when he was asked about the future of Firefly Fun House. He said that the things that have happened till now are nothing when compared to what is in store for the future shows.
“They need to keep watching because they haven’t seen anything yet. If they think this is the greatest thing to ever happen, they just need to keep watching. It’s going to blow them away.”
The WWE Universe will definitely be appeased by this response and it will be interesting to see how things unfold in the future.