Without people like Alex King, your favorite action movies might look a little bare.
"A lot of people don't know my job exists," King says. "They watch a movie, and they just think all the cars turn up, stunts drive everything, and it's all fine."
He's a picture vehicle coordinator -- the person who equips directors with the cars, trucks, and even tanks they need. The 46-year-old industry veteran has done so on more than a dozen projects, including The Bourne Ultimatum, Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit, and The Man from U.N.C.L.E. His most recent gig? Wonder Woman, for which he helped build the Ehrhardt armored car that gets obliterated.
You might only see King's work on-screen for a minute or two, but his job takes months of planning. To learn what's needed when a frickin' tank rolls in, we called King and got his process: