The most memorable thing about season one of Hemlock Grove was the batshit transformation of a human into a wolf. How can this show beat that thrill this time around? By going even more crazy with the "wolf-face exploding out of human face" action. And by reversing the process.
This featurette shows Eli Roth and VFX creators MastersFX talking about how they tried to go a lot further with the VFX this time around. Including showing the human skin stretching as the wolf bursts out of it. There are a few separate transformations showcased in this one video, and they're all nuts. And a neat blend of CG and practical effects, too. But not only that — MastersFX figured out how to turn a wolf back into a man, which presents a whole other set of insane challenges.
Hemlock Grove season two is on Netflix now. [via SciFiNow]