Wyedean at the Movies
While Wyedean primarily manufactures regalia and accoutrement for the military, and armed and uniformed services, it also supplies to the film and television industry through production companies and costumiers. In fact, the company has supplied goods for numerous high profile blockbuster movies in recent years, some examples of which you can see below.
Starring Brad Pitt
The helmet chin straps worn by the soldiers in Brad Pitt’s Fury were manufactured by Wyedean.
Starring Brendan Fraser
For The Mummy, Wyedean was tasked with producing thousands of metres of binding tape/bandages that were wrapped around the film’s mummys.
Master and Commander
Starring Russell Crowe
For nautical adventure Master and Commander: Far Side of the World, Wyedean supplied various items of accoutrement including the epaulettes worn by Russell Crowe.
Band of Brothers
Starring Damian Lewis
Webbing and helmet straps for Band of Brothers were manufactured at Wyedean in Haworth.
Saving Private Ryan
Starring Tom Hanks
Wyedean supplied the production company behind Steven Spielberg’s Saving Private Ryan webbing for use on the soldier’s uniforms.
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
John Cleese played Nearly Headless nick in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. Wyedean supplied the tunic buttons worn by Nick.
Sky Captain and the
World of Tomorrow
The unique cap badge seen on the front of Angelina Jolie’s pilot cap in Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow was made specially by Wyedean.
Raiders of the Lost Ark
Starring Harrison Ford
There’s a popular scene in Raiders of the Lost Ark where after a dramatic show of swordsmanship, Indiana Jones simply shoots his Arabian opponent. Wyedean made the red waist sash worn by his opponent.
Die Another Day
Starring Pierce Brosnan
For epic Bond movie Die Another Day starring Pierce Brosnan and Halle Berry, Wyedean supplied special luminous and reflective cord and thread.
The Man in the Iron Mask
Starring Leonardo Di Caprio
Wyedean manufactured a whole range of uniform braids worn by many different characters in The Man in the Iron Mask.
The Last Samurai
Starring Tom Cruise
Numerous uniform braids and sashes were produced for The Last Samurai, which famously starred Tom Cruise.
If you represent a film or television production company, or are a costumier then we’d love to hear from you. Wyedean regularly takes on bespoke commissions and is happy to discuss your requirements.