This Day in Halloween: "Ed Wood" starring Johnny Depp opens in limited release in the U.S. in 1994. / Illustration by Emily Park
Ed Wood opens in limited release in the U.S. in 1994. The Tim Burton dark comedy biopic of the man often considered to be the world’s worst filmmaker centers mostly on the making of his film Plan 9 From Outer Space. Martin Landau won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of Bela Lugosi.