15 Early Drafts For Horror Movies That Are Totally Bonkers

Developing a film and deciding what stays and what goes can be a daunting task. Should we show the monster more, or less? Should the ending be happy, or horrible? Will the audience like seeing the alien’s penis, or should we give it a vagina? Difficult is the life of a filmmaker. Here is a list of some, uh, questionable first draft ideas we almost got in big horror movies.

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15 Early Drafts For Horror Movies That Are Totally Bonkers - Michael Myers almost sported a clown mask - Instead of using a spray-painted William Shat Source: CBR

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15 Early Drafts For Horror Movies That Are Totally Bonkers - The Evil Dead remake almost ruined Mia’s entire fight with its alternate ending - The oriSource: Bloody Disgusting

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15 Early Drafts For Horror Movies That Are Totally Bonkers - The Thing almost had a happy ending - An alternate ending exists where MacReady is rescueSource: IndieWire

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15 Early Drafts For Horror Movies That Are Totally Bonkers - Dawn of the Dead almost ended with Peter and Francine taking their own lives - The originSource: Screen Rant

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15 Early Drafts For Horror Movies That Are Totally Bonkers - The Cthulhu monster in Underwater almost looked like a less creepy, fish version of the PSource: Bloody Disgusting

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15 Early Drafts For Horror Movies That Are Totally Bonkers - Aliens 3 had a first draft with animal-alien hybrids and a totally different protagonist.Source: Den of Geek

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15 Early Drafts For Horror Movies That Are Totally Bonkers - You’re Next almost had a bleak ending where Erin dies - The movie plays out like a horrorSource: Daily Dead

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15 Early Drafts For Horror Movies That Are Totally Bonkers- The new IT movie almost included Freddy Krueger - Director Andy Muchietti said that it wasSource: The Wrap

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15 Early Drafts For Horror Movies That Are Totally Bonkers - The hybrid alien in Alien Resurrection almost had male and female genitalia on its stomacSource: 6 Ridiculous First Drafts Of Famous Movie Monsters

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15 Early Drafts For Horror Movies That Are Totally Bonkers - Day of the Dead almost played out on an island where the military trains zombie soldiers Source: Den of Geek

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15 Early Drafts For Horror Movies That Are Totally Bonkers - The Shining almost ended with the hotel manager trying to adopt Jack’s family - The origiSource: 7 Stupid Endings That Almost Ruined Classic Horror Movies

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15 Early Drafts For Horror Movies That Are Totally Bonkers - Tree almost died at the end of Happy Death Day.
In the original ending, Tree wakes up in Source: Bloody Disgusting