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|Directed by||Tim Burton|
|Written by||Scott Alexander; Larry Karaszewski|
|Produced by||Michael Lehmann; Tim Burton; Denise Di Novi; Michael Flynn|
|Music by||Howard Shore|
|Edited by||Chris Lebenzon|
|Distributed by||Touchstone Pictures|
|Release date(s)||September 28th, 1994|
|Running time||127 min.|
Ed Wood is an American film and a biographical comedic drama of the life of Edward D. Wood, Jr. - a movie director of the 1950s known for helming poorly conceived, and extremely awful science fiction and horror fare. The movie was directed by Tim Burton and based on the book, Nightmare of Ecstasy, written by Rudolph Grey. The screenplay was written by Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski. The movie was produced by Touchstone Pictures and stars Johnny Depp, Martin Landau, Sarah Jessica Parker, Patricia Arquette, Jeffrey Jones, G.D. Spradlin, Vincent D'Onofrio and Bill Murray.
|Johnny Depp||Edward D. Wood, Jr.|
|Martin Landau||Bela Lugosi|
|Sarah Jessica Parker||Dolores Fuller|
|Patricia Arquette||Kathy O'Hara|
|G.D. Spradlin||Reverend Lemon|
|Vincent D'Onofrio||Orson Welles|
|Bill Murray||Bunny Breckinridge|
|Mike Starr||Georgie Weiss|
|Max Casella||Paul Marco|
|Brent Hinkley||Conrad Brooks|
|George "The Animal" Steele||Tor Johnson|
|Juliet Landau||Loretta King|
|Clive Rosengren||Ed Reynolds|
|Norman Alden||Cameraman Bill|
|Leonard Termo||Makeup man Harry|
|Ned Bellamy||Doctor Tom Mason|
|John Ross||Camera assistant|
|Bill Cusack||Tony McCoy|
Notes & Trivia Edit
- Production on Ed Wood began on August 5th, 1993. Principal filming concluded on November 17th, 1993. The movie was shot in Los Angeles, California.
- Actor Johnny Depp got his start in the horror genre for his portrayal of Freddy Krueger victim Glen Lantz in the original A Nightmare on Elm Street. Actress Patricia Arquette is also a veteran of the "House That Freddy Built", having played the role of Kristen Parker in the third installment of the franchise, A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors.
- Actor Bill Murray is best known for his work in comedy films such as Caddyshack, Stripes and Ghostbusters. He also had a bit role as himself in the 2009 zombie comedy Zombieland.
- Actor Martin Landau won both the Oscar Award and Saturn Award in 1995 in the categories of Best Supporting Actor and Best Actor (respectively) for his portrayal of Bela Lugosi.
- Martin Landau is the father of Juliet Landau, who also appears in this film. Juliet is best known for playing the crazed cockney vampire Drusilla on the WB Network television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer and it's spin-off series, Angel.
- Bela Lugosi, played by Martin Landau in this feature, is best known for portraying the infamous Count Dracula in Tod Browning's 1931 classic Dracula for Universal Pictures.
- Screenwriters Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski are also known for writing the script to the 2007 haunted hotel thriller 1408, which was based on a short story by author Stephen King.
See also Edit
External Links Edit
- Ed Wood at Wikipedia
- Ed Wood at Metacritic
- Ed Wood at the Film Reel
- Ed Wood at Box Office Mojo
- Ed Wood at Rotten Tomatoes
- Ed Wood at the Sci-Fi Movie Page
- Ed Wood at the British Film Institute