15 Awesome Facts About the Original Blair Witch Project

Some crazy stuff happened behind the scenes during the making of The Blair Witch Project. The hit film, which made "found footage" mainstream, was created in a way that no big-budget movie could accomplish. Saying the acting style was "method" is an understatement. The cast was thrown into the woods and terrorized for days on end in order to create the realistic aspects of the film. Half-starved and sleep-deprived, they gave great performances to drive the film. Fans might remember a few of these tidbits, but for those of you who are new to the film, some of these facts about how The Blair Witch Project was filmed might surprise you.

Still, there's plenty of Blair Witch Project trivia that even the biggest fans might have missed, like the fact that Heather Donohue and Joshua Leonard had a tense relationship in real life - their fighting got so bad the directors decided to pull Josh out first instead of Mike, as was initially planned. Read on for more Blair Witch Project behind the scenes stories.