“This is about having more informal bonds and allowing them to see a different side of you.” The more personable you are with others, the harder it is for them to be nervous around you. Colene recommends being clear that you don’t intend to be intimidating, signaling that you’re open to working on the problem, and actively requesting more information.
However, there are times when it's absolutely necessary to scare people off a little bit and to assert yourself. If the don't, look past them, then look back to where you were without flinching.
So I would say that he ran the set as if we were in the Norwegian army - which, as you can imagine, might be a little scary.
I had asked the actors about the atmosphere on set, and how Lars Klevberg was able to set up a proper horror headspace for their performances.
When it came time to being professional, though, director Lars Klevberg was able to run a tight ship…
at least partially because he legitimately intimidated his cast..Apparently it wasn’t just Lars Klevberg’s physical presence that was a bit scary – as the filmmaker stands at nearly six-and-a-half feet tall – but that he also had a super intense job before pivoting his life and directing his first big Hollywood feature.