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18 Facts about the movie “Split”

    Anya Taylor-Joy squares off with James McAvoy as “the Beast” in the 2017 psychological horror/thriller, “Split”.

    18 Facts about the movie Split.

    Not only is Split a stand-alone tour-de-force, it is a riveting sequel in M. Night Shyamalan’s powerful trilogy. Split is a psychological horror thriller film, whereas Unbreakable, and Glass, are superhero thriller films. This distinguishing difference is rare in modern series, let alone a trilogy, which makes the overall story that much more interesting and Shyamalan’s work that much more admirable.

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    18 Facts about the movie “Split”

    1. Split’s Karen Fletcher (Betty Buckley) received her Master of Psychology on May 10th, 1974.
    2. M. Night Shyamalan wrote and directed the movie Split. He also made his usual trademark appearance..this time a cameo as a Hooter’s restaurant lover named Jai.
    3. Actor Bruce Willis made an uncredited cameo in the movie Split. He played the character David Dunn who was the security guard turned hero in M. Night Shyamalan’s thriller, “Unbreakable”.
    4. Before starring in the movie Split, actor James McAvoy played a person with multiple personality disorder in 2013’s “Filth”. He cross-dressed in both films.
    5. Actor James McAvoy played Kevin Wendell Crumb in the movie Split about a guy with 24 different personalities.. He also played Barry, Dennis, Hedwig, Jade, Orwell, Patricia, and the Beast.
    6. Actress Anya Taylor-Joy is an Aries, shining brilliant as the fiery independent teen determined to survive the torment and wrath of the Beast in the M. Night Shyamalan film, “Split”.
    7. 2017 Release: The horror/thriller movie Split is M. Night Shyamalan’s longest film, clocking in at 1 hr. 57 min (117 min).
    8. Actress Betty Buckley who plays Split’s psychologist also had a role in M. Night Shyamalan’s 2008 sci/fi thriller, “The Happening”.
    9. The last scene of the movie Split was filmed in the Silk City Diner Bar & Lounge in Philadelphia, PA, USA.
    10. Izzie Coffey played the 5-Year-Old Casey Cooke in the movie Split. It is her 3rd film. She enjoys athletics and plays guitar and piano.
    11. Before he owned audiences in the suspense thriller, Split, James McAvoy starred in Shakespeare’s ‘Macbeth’ earning an Olivier award nomination for Best Actor.
    12. James McAvoy had a horde in his head in the movie Split. He is also a fan of The Celtic Football Club.
    13. James McAvoy’s tour de force in the movie Split was filmed using a Sony CineAlta F65 equipped with Cooke S4 and Angenieux Optimo lenses by cinematographer Mike Gioulakis.
    14. Are you a “McAvoyeur”? You are if you are a fan of the movie Split and actor James McAvoy.
    15. Actor James McAvoy has no middle name.
    16. Joaquin Phoenix was originally cast for the role of “Kevin” in the movie “Split”.
    17. In the movie Split, Hedwig (James McAvoy) is a 9 year-old personality living in 30-something Kevin Wendall Crumb. Hedwig likes to say, “ecetera” ALOT.
    18. “Split” is a thematic sequel to M. Night Shyamalan’s 2000 film Unbreakable.