Seeing This Scrapped Bird Box Creature Made Me Want a Blindfold

Heisserer previously let it slip the film had shot and cut a scene where one monster is depicted on screen, and now the film's special effects artist, Andy Bergholtz, has given everyone a chance to see the monster in the flesh. He also describes how this would only be the version of the monster that Bullock's character would see, owing to the fact that "the fatal "vision' that each character saw would most likely be different for each person (you'll understand if you've seen the film)".

In the hit film Bird Box, starring veteran actress Sandra Bullock, the characters have to cover their eyes to prevent them from looking at the entity that would inflict them with suicidal thoughts. The movie's premise - that catching a glimpse of a demonic creature causes you to see your worst fear and kill yourself - means that Bullock and her co-stars spend much of the movie blindfolded.

Bullock told Bloody Disgusting last month it was hard to shoot the scene with the physical monster because the design ended up being too ridiculous. "It was a green man with a horrific baby face. It was just a long fat baby", she said.

"It so easily becomes amusing", Bier told Collider. "It's amusing, I'm kind of reading people asking for a sequel and I'm like, 'Hey, hey, hey, we really just finished!' So let's just enjoy it for now". "It was snake-like, and I was like, 'I don't want to see it when it first happens. Then it was like, 'Don't show it to me because [I'll laugh].' Every time I did it, I was like, 'Shit, that's a different film'".

Director Susanne Bier is careful not to give anything away.

He went on to say that "In the end, I actually really liked the movie and think it was better off NOT showing the makeup". Searching for hope and a new beginning, a woman and her children embark on a unsafe journey through the woods and down a river to find the one place that may offer sanctuary.

A parkour stuntman posted a video of himself balancing around Montreal while blindfolded, seemingly ignoring Netflix's warning to not attempt the 'Bird Box Challenge'.

Netflix didn't specify what percentage of the 45 million (roughly a third of their entire subscription base) had not watched the whole movie. Bergholtz's CV is quite impressive, with him having worked on "A Quiet Place" and "Stranger Things".



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