History Trivia / Casper

6th Nov '16 9:21:38 AM ectostar
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* CaliforniaDoubling: Friendship, Maine, the setting of the film, is a real place, but none of the movie was shot there. The downtown scenes were filmed in the more touristy Rockport, Maine, while most of the movie, including all the scenes involving Whipstaff, were filmed in California.

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* CaliforniaDoubling: Friendship, Maine, [[Film/{{Casper}} the setting of the film, film]], is a real place, but none of the movie was shot there. The downtown scenes were filmed in the more touristy Rockport, Maine, while most of the movie, including all the scenes involving Whipstaff, were filmed in California.
6th Nov '16 9:19:54 AM ectostar
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* CaliforniaDoubling: Friendship, Maine, the setting of the film, is a real place, but none of the movie was shot there. The downtown scenes were filmed in the more touristy Rockport, Maine, while most of the movie, including all the scenes involving Whipstaff, were filmed in California.
27th Aug '16 7:28:13 PM MrNickelodeon
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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: A sequel was in the works, though Amblin eventually shelved it, feeling that audience interest wasn't high enough for a follow-up.

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A sequel was in the works, though Amblin eventually shelved it, feeling that audience interest wasn't high enough for a follow-up.follow-up.
** A ride based on the film was in the works for the Ride/UniversalStudios parks, but scrapped as the movie didn't do as well as Universal was hoping.
11th Aug '16 6:02:29 AM Timwi
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* CreatorBacklash: Russell Harvey, heir to the Harvey Comics legacy, thoroughly hated this film and how it forced child-unfriendly humor and an overly-dark, completely pointless backstory into something so beloved for its innocence. He also expressed disappointment in Steven Spielberg, whom he felt [[TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot wasted the perfect opportunity]] for a legitimately heartfelt adaptation.

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* CreatorBacklash: Russell Harvey, heir to the Harvey Comics legacy, thoroughly hated this film and how it forced child-unfriendly humor and an overly-dark, completely pointless backstory into something so beloved for its innocence. He also expressed disappointment in Steven Spielberg, whom who he felt [[TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot wasted the perfect opportunity]] for a legitimately heartfelt adaptation.
1st May '16 11:52:01 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* CutSong: "Lucky Enough to Be a Ghost".
8th Apr '16 11:20:17 AM hamza678
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* HeyItsThatGuy:
** [[Series/EverybodyLovesRaymond Robert Barone]], [[Film/IndependenceDay President Whitmore]], [[Creator/MontyPython and that funny British dude]]. Also in the first movie, [[spoiler:human Casper]] is portrayed by Devon Sawa, who would later portray [[FinalDestination Alex Browning.]]
** A then unknown [[LizzieMcGuire Hilary Duff]] playing Wendy in the [[Film/CasperMeetsWendy third movie]].
2nd Apr '16 10:17:06 PM GrammarNavi
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* CreatorBacklash: Russell Harvey, heir to the Harvey Comics legacy, thoroughly hated this film and how it forced child-unfriendly humor and an overly-dark, completely pointless backstory into something so beloved for it's innocence. He also expressed disappointment in Steven Spielberg, whom he felt [[TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot wasted the perfect opportunity]] for a legitimately heartfelt adaptation.

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* CreatorBacklash: Russell Harvey, heir to the Harvey Comics legacy, thoroughly hated this film and how it forced child-unfriendly humor and an overly-dark, completely pointless backstory into something so beloved for it's its innocence. He also expressed disappointment in Steven Spielberg, whom he felt [[TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot wasted the perfect opportunity]] for a legitimately heartfelt adaptation.



** [[EverybodyLovesRaymond Robert Barone]], [[Film/IndependenceDay President Whitmore]], [[Creator/MontyPython and that funny British dude]]. Also in the first movie, [[spoiler:human Casper]] is portrayed by Devon Sawa, who would later portray [[FinalDestination Alex Browning.]]

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** [[EverybodyLovesRaymond [[Series/EverybodyLovesRaymond Robert Barone]], [[Film/IndependenceDay President Whitmore]], [[Creator/MontyPython and that funny British dude]]. Also in the first movie, [[spoiler:human Casper]] is portrayed by Devon Sawa, who would later portray [[FinalDestination Alex Browning.]]
19th Mar '16 3:58:18 AM Hossmeister
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13th Jan '16 5:20:34 AM Maniago
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* DawsonCasting: Averted; all of the teenagers are played by actors between the ages of 13 and 15; Casper's voice actor is 14 [[spoiler:with the actor portraying his briefly restored body just about pushing it at 17]].

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* DawsonCasting: Averted; Mostly averted; all of the teenagers are played by actors between the ages of 13 and 15; Casper's voice actor is 14 [[spoiler:with 14. The trope is only played straight near the end of the movie, with [[spoiler:a 17-year-old actor portraying Casper, a 12-year-old, during his briefly restored body just about pushing it at 17]].temporary restoration to life.]]
22nd Aug '15 2:49:48 AM BalrogKick
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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: A sequel was in the works, though Amblin eventually shelved it, feeling that audience interest wasn't high enough for a follow-up.
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