"Wes Craven was originally attached to direct the picture and wrote a screenplay for the film. The producers though had creative differences with Craven's approach.
According to Kristy Swanson, when she was introduced to Virginia C. Andrews, the elderly author said that Swanson was "just as she pictured Cathy.""
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"Flowers in the Attic is a story that revolves around kids that get locked up in the attic, and are systematically mistreated by their mother and grandmother. That's not the kind of thing you want to see when you completely rely on your parents for daily living. I was terrified of the grandmother, played by Louise Fletcher.