When the casting process began, producer Edgar J. Scherick
, who had secured the rights to Ira Levin
's novel desiring to achieve "another Rosemary's Baby
(1968)", suggested Mia Farrow
for the role of Joanna. The idea was quickly dropped, and the actress, then living in England, was never approached. See more
In the end, when Joanna returns to her home to get the children to escape Stepford, it is dark out. When confronted by her husband, she runs upstairs to her room, the hall is lit by daylight. See more
I won't be here when you get back, don't you see? It's going to happen before then. Don't ask me to explain it, I just know. There'll be somebody with my name, and she'll cook and clean like crazy, but she won't take pictures, and she won't be me! She'll - she'll, she'll be like one of those the robots in Disneyland.
Alright, now listen. I'll give you a prescription which you have filled, then you gather up your children and you GET THE HELL AWAY! Don't tell your husband, don't tell anyone, just...