When Bryan Woods and Scott Beck approached John Krasinski to direct A Quiet Place, they also got a star and a co-writer. Indeed, the film would not have been the same without Krasinski’s influence and his contributions to A Quiet Place’s success cannot be understated.
So what exactly was the script for A Quiet Place like before Krasinski got his hands on it? The folks at Flicks in the City put together the video below: A Quiet Place DELETED SCENES, Monster Changes & Original Script Explained. It describes how the story differed from what eventually made it to screen, including some early incarnations of the film’s terrifying monsters.
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Give it a spin and let us know what you think in the Comments section! If you haven’t seen A Quiet Place for yourself yet, bookmark this article for later and skip down to the trailer, synopsis, and spoiler-free review at the bottom of the article. The main points in the video from Flicks and the City are listed below the video. Enjoy!
Warning: Below There Be Spoilers!
Official Synopsis: A Quiet Place movie deleted scenes & flashbacks, changes to the alien monster creature design, A Quiet Place 2 sequel & original script explained. A Quiet Place stars Emily Blunt, John Krasinski, Noah Jupe & Millicent Simmonds.
There was originally going to be a series of flashbacks. Deleted dialog included the Abbott family’s backstory and more information about the initial invasion.
The creatures in A Quiet Place originally looked much less imposing and sported rhino-like horns on their faces.
The creatures originally had ear canals on their chests.
The original script explained that the Abbotts buried their generators underground to prevent them from making noise.
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Official Synopsis: A family lives an isolated existence in utter silence, for fear of an unknown threat that follows and attacks at any sound.
A Quiet Place stars Emily Blunt, John Krasinski, Millicent Simmonds, and Noah Jupe.
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