8 Creepy facts about one of the best horror films – The Blair Witch Project
The Blair Witch project is the mother of all found footage movies that are the rage now. Shot for a measly budget of around $25,000 by Daniel Myrick and Eduardo Sanchez, the movie made a staggering $248 million and kick started the indie horror craze that gave us many brilliant movies. The movie was released in 1999 and 17 years later, we have some very creepy and awesome facts from the movie.
1 Actors were tricked during filming
Directors Daniel Myrick and Eduardo Sanchez made up a myth about the Blair Witch and spread it amongst the town people so that the three actors could actually believe in the rumor and could give correct expressions. They believed that the myth was true and they were just filming for a story based on the myth, they didn’t knew that the directors had made up the whole story to get better reactions out of them.