The Woman in Black (2012) Poster


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The boy who plays Daniel Radcliffe's son is his real godson, casting suggested by Radcliffe himself, which helped him establish an authentic relationship between father and son.
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.
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.
(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.
The location used for the fictional Nine Lives Causeway (leading to Eel Marsh Island) is Osea Island's tidal causeway situated at the estuary of Blackwater River in Essex, England, United Kingdom. Due to tidal conditions, the cast and crew were restricted to only 4 hours of working time per day at that location.
When Arthur Kipps (Daniel Radcliffe) first visits the cemetery on Eel Marsh Island, a fleeting scene shows "The Muddy Boy" (the ghost of Jennet's drowned son) standing inconspicuously beside one of the tree trunks in the background.
Cirián Hinds plays Sam Daily in The Woman in Black (2012). He also stars along side Daniel Radcliffe in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 (2011) as Aberforth Dumbledore.
The sound of the doll laughing, is the exact sound Bill the puppet made in the Saw movies.
Mark Gatiss was asked to write the screenplay.
Daniel Radcliffe first film after the Harry Potter franchise.
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This was a remake of a British T.V. film from 1989 with the same title.
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The trivia items 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.
The "happy" ending in which Arthur and his son are reunited with their wife/mother in the afterlife was a last minute addition after test audiences felt that the film ending with them both being killed by a train was too depressing.

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