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Many military-themed movies and TV shows misrepresent the veterans, have unrealistic stories, and get every detail wrong. For this seal team He worked tirelessly over six seasons to get it right. The show, which ran on CBS for four seasons before moving to Paramount+, just celebrated the premiere of its sixth season. While David Boreanaz, who plays Master Chief Jason Hayes on the popular series, is grateful to CBS, he believes moving to the streaming service was the right move.
“Paramount+ has given us the opportunity [bring even more realism],” he says. “This show was not intended [have] poppy look and glossy a [network] Show,” Borenaz says. In the last episode of Men’s Daily Warrior PodcastIn this article, we spoke with Boreanaz about what it’s like filming the series, his experiences working with US Navy SEALs, and more. This article discusses how the Boreanaz and crew are treated seal team She worked hard to provide realistic stories to viewers and how those stories affected veterans.
Put everything on the line
During filming, the cast and crew seal team Rely on actual seal guidelines to ensure they remain as accurate as possible. Although safety remains the top priority, the actors on the show push themselves over the edge, both physically and mentally. Speaking of an all-or-nothing mentality, Borenaz says, “We [take] We pride ourselves on putting ourselves into the elements and shooting them for real. [That means] We get into a Black Hawk and go up – we don’t do that on a green screen. The show aims to portray the emotional audacity that transports the viewer from the safe living room to a high-stakes mission somewhere in the world.
striving for balance
This series is unique in that it strives to give viewers a holistic look inside a community that many never see. The entertainment industry often portrays special agents as one-dimensional characters who live to fight, but life as the Navy isn’t all about gunfights and explosions. A major theme of the show explores the difficulty of balancing an all-consuming job with the responsibilities of a husband and father. Even after six seasons, Boreanaz is struggling to understand how SEALs are dealing with a worldwide spread at any given moment. “Talk about the division… to deal with your family’s casting aside, taking you [kids] Somewhere knowing that you will be called to do something. [But] That is the work,” he says. The actors in this series do an amazing job of accommodating this conflict, making their characters more believable. “We pride ourselves on studying these characters and giving the audience an inside look from their point of view,” says Boreanaz.
make a difference
Topics Covered seal team It often mirrors real life, including an episode related to a veteran’s suicide. In 2021, a Brown University study found that 30,177 veterans have committed suicide since September 11, 2001; This is four times the number of 7,057 soldiers killed during combat operations in Afghanistan and Iraq. Although it’s hard to discuss, it looks like seal team Highlight this problem and let those in crisis know that help is available. After addressing this topic in Season 2, the cast members began to see the real-world implications of their work.
“When a warrior comes up to you and says, ‘Thank you for saving my life… I called Veterans Hotline“You have to think about that moment and [think] That’s why we do this kind of show,” Borenaz says. “If my character can have even the slightest effect on the man who suffers, whether it be depression or trauma…and [he gets] He helps us because he watched the show… and then we do our job,” he adds.
The realism of the show is responsible for enhancing the amazing connection that veterans feel with these characters. Besides making this level of realism possible, working with SEALs for six seasons caused Boreanaz and other cast members to develop a greater appreciation for the sacrifices they make. “You have to understand what these men and women are going through and the courage that they have,” he says. We are all afraid, whether you are a doctor [or] Tom Brady…but you must have the courage to get past that fear.”
While seal team Set out to tell the stories of US Navy divisions, they also introduced a whole new generation of Americans to serviceability. Whether you realize it or not, the chain is a great recruiting tool that has helped countless young people find their way to success. For this season of the show, Boreanaz says he’s excited for fans to take this journey with him as Season 6 kicks off every Sunday on Paramount+. “At the end of Season 6, you will have a moment… when you understand this journey, [but first] She must go through her darkness, pain, emotional turmoil, and weakness [felt by] Each of these characters has to win what happens in the end. It’s huge,” Borenaz promises.
Check out our entire conversation with David Boreanaz on Men’s Daily Warrior Podcast And watch new episodes of seal team Every Sunday at Paramount+. Can’t wait until Sunday? Dive into watching seasons 1-5 at any time, only in Paramount +.
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