15 Iconic Monsters As Described in the Script Vs. How they Appear On Screen
When adapting written work, it’s almost a given that fans will complain about the casting or the visual depiction of their favorite characters. Well, the sad reality is that producers usually don’t consult each and every fan about the character they envisioned while reading the novel. Even if they did, there are other factors at play. The written description might not be all that visually interesting, the character traits might change based on the movie’s story line, or maybe the technology isn’t quite sophisticated enough at the time to bring a really descriptive character to life.
Adaption-wise, villains and monsters might be the trickiest to get right. Eliciting fear and intimidation in a visual (and audible) medium is a lot different than on the page, and these movies did their best to mold plain old words into some of the most iconic antagonists in movie history. Here are 15 villains and monsters that are a lot different on screen than they were on the page.