This was the very gore original ending of M3gan
M3GAN, the chilling film by Blumhouse starring Allison Williams that was released in theaters on January 4 , has become one of the cinematic sensations of the beginning of 2023. Based on the hair-raising story developed by Akela Cooper and James Wan, the A tape about this lethal doll has convinced horror fans, although its outcome could have been different from the one that has finally been seen in theaters.
In M3GAN, Williams plays Gemma, a brilliant roboticist for a toy company who designs a lifelike doll programmed to be a child’s best companion…and a parent’s greatest ally.
However, when she is unexpectedly forced to take care of Candy, her orphaned 8-year-old niece , she will discover that, although she may not feel ready to be a mother, linking her prototype of this robotic doll to care for the little girl will have terrifying consequences . consequences.
This macabre story in which a doll is created based on advanced technology and a dose of disturbing humanity could have had a different ending than what was seen in theaters, as explained by its director, Gerard Johnstone.
In an interview with Variety magazine, the director stated that the film “had to be perfect” and that they could not afford to have “any detail out of place.” Because of this, he has confessed that a completely different ending to the film was scrapped because it didn’t quite work.
In this denouement that never saw the light, Gemma (Allison Williams) uses her previous robot Bruce to tear M3GAN to pieces . After her, Cady plunges a screwdriver into her face, which supposedly kills her. ” After the battle with Bruce, there was going to be one more part where they thought he had run away . Gemma and Cady escape the workshop and hear a sound. It’s a “ka-chunk!” and Bruce’s head is thrown Johnstone explains about the film’s initially intended ending.
After these violent events, M3GAN appears in a terrifying way through the smoke , although only “a disembodied torso is visible, and Bruce is holding her from behind and walking down the corridor”, according to the director’s own words, who has also stated that this scrapped ending was “great” and that he was “really in love with it”.
Despite being completely to his liking , this scene had to be discarded due to some logistical problems that hindered its filming and caused it not to work at all. “That’s why we ended up doing the version we did. I love the one we did, although this (the outtake) was a great idea ,” Johnstone concluded.