Trivia: Super 8

Non-trope trivia:
  • "The Case" was filmed by the kid actors themselves alongside the main film.
  • The kid actors got to choose their characters' bikes and Abrams let them keep them after the shooting was over.
  • In addition to being on-camera, Bruce Greenwood also served as the Alien's motion capture actor in early tests for the thing. Before the producers decided to make it less humanoid in movement.