LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - The actors shooting the
Western remake "3:10 to Yuma" came away with a newfound respect
for life in the Wild West.
The Lionsgate film, which stars Christian Bale, Russell
Crowe and Ben Foster, is set during a drought and thus shot in
the wild deserts of New Mexico, with production set up at
But director James Mangold and his crew were thrown for a
loop when a giant snowstorm blanketed the area. At last week's
San Diego Comic-Con International, Foster described how tons of
dirt had to be brought in to cover the snow.
The actors also had some modern help with their
"We used handwarmers so you could have a quick draw" and so
hands wouldn't freeze during filming, Foster said.
Co-star and self-described gun-head Peter Fonda, however,
said he used his handwarmers on the guns themselves in order to
keep them well-oiled instruments and not likely to freeze.
"It's unbelievable to do the things that this country was
built on without a coffee break or cigarette break," Foster