The Dead Zone Movie Behind The Scenes

Making The Dead Zone

The Dead Zone Picture


Go behind the scenes on the 1983 Horror / Occult movie starring Christopher Walken, Brooke Adams, Tom Skerritt More Cast

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Stephen King allegedly originally wanted Bill Murray to play Johnny's role!
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Director David Cronenberg had to reshoot the scene in which John Smith has his first premonition. It showed a little girl's room burning with a small "E.T." doll on one of the shelves. The scene had to be re-done when Universal Pictures objected.
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It was David Cronenberg's idea to insert Johnny into his visions. The idea was met with a favorable response from writer Stephen King.
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When Martin Sheen was approached for the role of the shady Stillson, he was a bit reluctant. For he had recently wrapped his work in "Gandhi" (1982) and felt that playing a role as Stillson wouldn't be right.

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Deleted Scenes

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Alternate Versions

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1983 Paramount Pictures
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