Why was Macaulay Culkin in Home Alone 3?


Why was Macaulay Culkin in Home Alone 3?

Macaulay Culkin refused to do this film, simply because he’d grown tired of the role, and felt that there was nothing else he could’ve done with it. Originally, it was planned to film Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992) and Home Alone 3 back-to-back.

Was it a real tarantula in Home Alone?

The physical comedy is through the roof, but it still maintains the holiday spirit throughout the movies’ runtimes. Actor Daniel Stern once explained how the tarantula in the legendary Home Alone scene was a real-life, venomous spider.

Did anyone get hurt filming Home Alone?

Daniel Stern’s most serious injury Daniel Stern and Joe Pesci take quite a beating in the two Home Alone movies in which they appear. Despite all the requisite safety precautions, there were still some injuries. The stunt that caused Stern the most pain is probably the one anyone would least expect.

Did they film Home Alone in the winter?

The producers really couldn’t afford it, but after snow covered the entire set the second day of shooting, they had no choice but to call in the snow machines for the remainder of the film’s production.

Did Joe Pesci and Daniel Stern do their own stunts?

The stunts were real — and one was even named in honor of “Home Alone.” Though Culkin, Pesci, and Daniel Stern weren’t responsible for all of the falls and hits their characters took throughout the film, their stunt doubles did them for real.

Where was Home Alone 3 filmed?

It was filmed in Chicago and Evanston, Illinois, with the airport scenes in the beginning of the film being shot at two different concourses at O’Hare International Airport. Principal photography began on December 2, 1996, and filming concluded on March 22, 1997.

How did they film the pigeon scene in Home Alone 2?

In order for the Sticky Bandits to be attacked by all those pigeons, Pesci and Stern had to put up with some unpleasantness. Real pigeons were used for that scene. The actors were covered in birdseed and roughly 300 birds were let loose. Stern has said that one bird flew into his mouth.

Is Marv scream real?

In the film, the scream was real, not dubbed in at postproduction as many fans believed. “I asked if that would spook the spider, but I guess tarantulas can’t hear,” Stern said of the scream.

Did Joe Pesci like Home Alone?

“I thought Home Alone was a great script,” Pesci told CBC’s Midday, when discussing his career back in 1992. “I wanted to play it for the kids because I never get to work for children, you know?”