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Things We Saw Today: Willem Dafoe’s Original Green Goblin Mask Was Next-Level Nightmare Fuel

Willem Dafoe generally needs no help upping his creep factor, but for his role as the Green Goblin in the original Spider-Man movies, the team at Amalgamated Dynamics still wanted to give him a hand. While they eventually landed on the metallic, removable mask that made it into the final film, in the above video you can see that they were originally going for a waxier, goblin-ier look similar to the comics.

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And that look was creepy as hell. I don’t do horror movies, myself, so this sunk-cheeked, sharp-teethed mask will be haunting my dreams. (via The Hollywood Reporter)

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