The Woman in Black (2012) Poster


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The boy who plays Daniel Radcliffe's son is his real godson, a casting idea made by Radcliffe himself served to help him establish an authentic relationship between father and son.
The music boxes and mechanical toys in the nursery scenes were not created for the movie, but were genuine antique toys from the period, loaned to the production by a collector.
Adrian Rawlins --who played Daniel Radcliffe's father in the Harry Potter series-- played the same character in the 1989 version as Radcliffe plays in this film.
(at around 20 mins) Arthur opens the curtains and the light reveals three statuette monkeys. These are the Japanese "three wise monkeys," Mizaru, Kikazaru, and Iwazaru, who "see no evil, hear no evil, and speak no evil." Although their origins (and the phrase accompanying them) are disputed, it is generally believed that they are part of a Japanese (particularly Buddhist) "Golden Rule" to avoid spreading evil.
The vehicle driven by Ciarán Hinds's character is a Rolls Royce Silver Ghost.
Mark Gatiss was asked to write the screenplay.


The trivia item below may give away important plot points.

Daniel Radcliffe's real life girlfriend, Rosie Coker, who is a production assistant in the movie, appears as The Woman in Black, in the reveal "Asleep Behind the desk" scene.

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