13 Surprising Early Drafts Of Beloved Movies
We all have that one movie that we watch over and over again. The movie where you know all of the lines, where you can quote it verbatim, where you can finish each other's sentences. The movie where you watch it so many times that you start to get worried about how much you're spending on Netflix each month. But we don't care, because we love those movies. They're our beloveds. We watch them when we're happy, when we're sad, when we need a pick-me-up, or when we want to escape from the world for a little while. They provide us with comfort and laughter, and a sense of belonging. They're always there for us, no matter what. And that's why we love them so much.
Writing is such an unpredictable process; you can sometimes start out making one thing and end up on the metaphorical equivalent of a different planet. And if the results end up being beloved cinema classics, it's pretty interesting to look at where they were originally supposed to end up.