Moviegoers in 1990 didn’t take kindly to Johnny Depp because the soft-spoken, scissor-wielding boy born in Vincent Worth’s lab. However with all of the love for Edward Scissorhands 25 years after its Dec. 7 premiere, it is arduous to keep in mind the Tim Burton vintage began off on shaky footing on the field place of Business.
The majority of the long-lasting tale, which marks Vincent Worth’s ultimate look on display, got here in combination in only a few weeks, screenwriter Caroline Thompson advised Selection.
“One night time over beverages, Tim advised me about this drawing he’d made in highschool of a personality who had scissors for arms, and I right away knew what to do with that symbol,” Thompson stated. “So I wrote a 70-page remedy in about 3 weeks and gave it to him. And that is the reason principally the film we ended up with.”
He and Burton met on the recommendation in their brokers, and get on well.
“They appropriately assessed that we had unusual concepts concerning the global,” stated Thompson, who went onto paintings with Burton on The Nightmare Prior to Christmas and Corpse Bride.
Edward Scissorhands did trade in a single lovely key method after that preliminary remedy, although. Burton initially sought after the movie to be a musical. He had idea, Selection notes, that audiences would possibly now not differently in finding the quirky storyline palatable. Julie Kliegman
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