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The Wild Man of the Navidad (2008) Poster

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Several relics from co-producer Kim Henkel's original 1974 shocker The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974) were used in the making of this film including the now-infamous meat hook, as well as the front step of the Leatherface house and barn door (converted into a dinner table).
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According to a 2008 interview with the Austin Chronicle, "Wild Man" co-directors Duane Graves and Justin Meeks were in talks with The Legend of Boggy Creek (1972) creator Charles B. Pierce to bring him aboard as a co-producer. He reportedly turned them down because he instead wanted to direct the project.
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The part of Peggy was originally offered to 70's scream queen Marilyn Burns of the original The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974) and Eaten Alive (1976).
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Dale S. Rogers, the individual whose real-life journals the story is based on, reportedly refuses to watch the finished film.
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One of the first people to see the movie was veteran B-movie character actor Jimmy Clem of The Town That Dreaded Sundown (1976) and Boggy Creek II: And the Legend Continues (1984) at a private screening in a Texarkana, Texas, Baptist church.
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The movie's first screening was held at the Plestex Theater in Pleasanton, Texas, in the same room as the premiere of Steven Spielberg's major motion picture debut The Sugarland Express (1974), which filmed in the same area with many of the locals cast as extras.
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Named as one of the top 10 Bigfoot films of the 21st Century by Dread Central.
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