By Norayr Nazarian
NEWS.am STYLE continues to share interesting facts about popular movies. Today we are going to talk about Darren Lynn Bousman’s 2005 movie, " Saw II ".
1.The decision to launch the production of the second part of the film was made immediately after the end of the debut weekend of the original film. The premiere was also scheduled for Halloween.
2.The shooting of the film lasted 25 days.
3.James Wang refused to film the sequel, leaving only the producer's functions. The film was directed by Darren Lynn Bousman, who was also responsible for the script.
4.The entire filming process took place in one building.
5.At the request of the MPAA (American Film Association, Motion Picture Association of America), the filmmakers had to withdraw the posters that had already arrived in cinemas, because they depicted two severed fingers, which contradicts the rules of advertising the film.
6.There were about 120,000 syringes in the syringe pit.
7.Four people for four days replaced real needles with rubber ones for a pit with syringes.
8.Shawnee Smith was pregnant during the filming of the movie, but she didn't tell anyone about it.
9.Most of the actors did not receive the last 25 pages of the script. Only the actors involved in the last scene knew the denouement of the film.
10.It was in the sequel that the viewer learned that the Designer's name was John Kramer.
11.With a budget of $4 million, the film grossed $147 million.