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Fatal Attraction Behind The Scenes

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Go behind the scenes and learn what went on during the making of the 1987 Thriller movie starring Michael Douglas, Glenn Close, Anne Archer et al.
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Barbara Hershey, Miranda Richardson and Debra Winger all turned down the role of Alex.
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Horror director, John Carpenter, was originally offered the chance to direct.
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Brian De Palma was originally slated to direct but he backed out because he feared that the story was too similar to Play Misty for Me (1971).
Deleted Scenes
When movies are made, scenes are often left on the cutting room floor.
Alternate Versions
Sometimes, there will be several versions of a movie floating about on cable, tv or video etc. Other times, a Director may release a special cut of the movie.
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The original ending had Alex committing suicide while dressed in white, and Dan being arrested for her murder. It was changed when preview audiences felt that Alex was not brought to justice. In the other ending, Beth shoots Alex to death. The original ending still appears in the Japanese release. The ending was reshot in the worship room of the Unitarian church in Mt. Kisco, NY.
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