- Casting Gag: In 2013's The Conjuring, Patrick Wilson plays Ed Warren a paranormal investigator who intervenes to save a woman possessed by a demon from killing her own children. In Chapter 2 (made by the same director and released less than three months later), he plays a man possessed by a demon and compelled to kill his own children, before paranormal investigators intervene.
- Fake American: Australians Angus Sampson, Leigh Whannell, and Rose Byrne (as Tucker, Specs, and Renai respectively).
- Star-Making Role: For Ty Simpkins and Lin Shaye despite her having been in the acting business since the eighties.
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