The mask in 'Halloween' is actually William Shatner's face.
The production crew bought the cheapest mask they could find at a Halloween store, which happened to be William Shatner. They spray-painted it white.
Leonardo DiCaprio was originally offered the role of Max Denninson in 'Hocus Pocus'
He turned it down for 'What's Eating Gilbert Grape?'
Robert Deniro was considered for the role of Jack in 'The Shining'
Stanley Kubrick thought he wasn't psychotic enough after watching 'Taxi Driver.'
Robin Williams was also considered for the role of Jack in 'The Shining'
Stanley Kubrick thought he was too psychotic after watching 'Mork and Mindy.'
The original title for "Halloween" was "The Babysitter Murders"
This one wasn't chosen was because the filmmakers wanted the story to take place in one night for budget reasons.
The barf used in 'The Exorcist' was actually Andersen's Pea Soup.
They tried Campbell's soup, but they didn't like the way it looked.
Drew Barrymore auditioned for the role of Carol Anne in 'Poltergeist'
Steven Spielberg wanted someone more "angelic." Drew's 'Poltergeist' audition led to her casting in 'E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial,' though.
Tom Cruise was offered the role of Edward Scissorhands.
He turned it down because he wanted a happier ending.
Nick Carter is actually in the movie 'Edward Scissorhands.'
He's in a scene where Edward is being driven around town.
Audrey Hepburn was the favorite to play the mom in 'The Excorist'
She turned it down because she would only take the role if the movie was filmed in Rome.
Church, the cat in 'Pet Sematary,' was actually played by seven different cats.
Each cat was trained to do a specific trick.
The killer's robe in 'Scream' was originally supposed to be white.
The directors changed it to black because they were afraid it looked too similar a KKK robe.
It took eight days to shoot 'The Blair Witch Project' and eight months to edit it.
The movie cost $22,000 to make and made over $240 million.
'Paranormal Activity' was Oren Peli's directorial debut.
He changed the ending because Stephen Spielberg told him to.
Rosie O'Donnell was offered the role of Mary Sanderson in 'Hocus Pocus'
She turned it down because she didn't want to be a "scary witch."