Edward Scissorhands poster

Edward Scissorhands is a 1990 comedy/fantasy film directed by Tim Burton, and starring Johnny Depp (his first of eight collaborations with Burton), Winona Ryder, Dianne Weist, Anthony Michael Hall, Alan Arkin, and Vincent Price. It focuses on am artifical human named Edward, who has scissors for hands, being brought into a suburban neighborhood and changing lives forever.

Considered for rolesEdit

Edward Scissorhands, played by Johnny Depp

  • Tom Cruise: Was considered for the role but did not take it as we wanted a happier ending.
  • Jim Carrey
  • Robert Downey, Jr.

Kim Boggs, played by Winona Ryder

  • Drew Barrymore: Considered for the role. Winona Ryder was convinced by Depp to do this film instead of The Godfather Part III.

Considered for musicEdit

  • Robert Smith of The Cure: Asked by Burton to do the film's music, but he was too busy working on the album, "Disintegration" at the time.