'Edward Scissorhands' Would Never Get Made Today, Producers Say

14/10/2015 6:09 AM AEDT | Updated 15/07/2016 12:50 PM AEST
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Poster for the film 'Edward Scissorhands' (directed by Tim Burton), 1990. (Photo by Buyenlarge/Getty Images)

"Edward Scissorhands" is one of those rare movies that sucks you in any time it's on TV. It only takes a few minutes to get wrapped up in its titular character's gothic origins, the pastel uniformity of suburbia and the love story that envelops the film's third act. That's partly because "Scissorhands" is what crystallized Tim Burton's aesthetic. The director was coming off the success of "Beetlejuice" and "Batman" when Fox fast-tracked the movie, which became a critical and commercial success, cemented Johnny Depp's fame and earned an Oscar nomination for Best Makeup.

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