Trivia: The Quiet Earth

  • Playing Against Type: Bruno Lawrence was known for playing working-class roughs; he does a good job as a quiet, introverted, tormented scientist, but it isn't a role he would've been expected to play.
  • What Could Have Been: Supposedly Jack Nicholson was offered the part of Zac Hobson, and was willing to do it but wanted more money than the producers were willing to pay.