According to Lynn Collins, director William Friedkin never took more than four takes to get a scene in this film, and in fact worked so fast that the actors sometimes had to beg him to do a second take when he thought they’d nailed it the first time.


7 thoughts on “A-Z TRIVIA WEDNESDAY: BUG

  1. I heard (don’t know if you’ve covered this or not) that he used to turn the AC down super low and fire off guns behind the scenes in order to get people to react to certain things while making The Exorcist. Doesn’t surprise me at all he did this during Bug.

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