Feb 7, 2011

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10 Facts About The Movie ‘Edward Scissorhands’

Edward Scissorhands is a 1990 romantic fantasy film directed by Tim Burton and starring Johnny Depp. The film shows the story of an artificial man named Edward, an unfinished creation, who has scissors for hands. Edward is taken in by a suburban family and falls in love with their teenage daughter Kim. Supporting roles are portrayed by Winona Ryder, Dianne Wiest, Anthony Michael Hall, Kathy Baker, Vincent Price, and Alan Arkin.Burton conceived the idea for Edward Scissorhands from his childhood upbringing in suburban Burbank, California. During pre-production of Beetlejuice, Caroline Thompson was hired to adapt Burton’s story into a screenplay, and the film began development at 20th Century Fox, after Warner Bros. passed on the project. Edward Scissorhands was then fast tracked after Burton’s success with Batman. Before Depp’s casting, the leading role of Edward had been connected to Tom Cruise, Tom Hanks, Robert Downey, Jr., and William Hurt, while the role of The Inventor was written specifically for Vincent Price in his final performance.

Throughout the film, Edward says just 169 words.

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At one point, when Edward’s driven a car in the yard the children play. This is a running boy Nick Carter, who in the future become a party to Backstreet Boy

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Originally, the screenplay was written as a musical.

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On the role of Edward, instead of Johnny Depp could get Tom Cruise, Jim Carrey and Robert Downey

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To transform Johnny Edward every time dressers and make-up artists needed 1 hour and 45 minutes.

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For the filming of all the inhabitants of the town of Tampa, Florida were moved to the hotel and the houses are painted in four different colors.

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Scars on the face of Depp in the film in different scenes at different locations and vary in length and depth.

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This is the last frame with  on the screen before his death

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Johnny played a role inspired by the movie “The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari”

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All figures from the bushes that are cut out, Edward was made of metal frames and thousands of small plants in plastic pots.

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