History Trivia / TheHudsuckerProxy

13th Dec '16 2:58:10 PM CumbersomeTercel
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* RealLife/MeanCharacterNiceActor: Quintessentially kind-hearted guy Paul Newman, who was actually hesitant at the thought of playing anyone as cold and repellent as Sid Mussburger. [[PlayingAgainstType (Which was, of course, why he was cast.)]]
* ProductionPosse: As usual with the Coen brothers, several of their usual players (including John Goodman and Steve Buscemi) appear. Plus, with Sam Raimi involved, Bruce Campbell was almost inevitably cast as well.

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* BoxOfficeBomb: Budget: $25 million. Box Office: $2.8 million.
* RealLife/MeanCharacterNiceActor: Quintessentially kind-hearted guy Paul Newman, Creator/PaulNewman, who was actually hesitant at the thought of playing anyone as cold and repellent as Sid Mussburger. [[PlayingAgainstType (Which was, of course, why he was cast.)]]
* ProductionPosse: As usual with the Coen brothers, Creator/TheCoenBrothers, several of their usual players (including John Goodman Creator/JohnGoodman and Steve Buscemi) Creator/SteveBuscemi) appear. Plus, with Sam Raimi Creator/SamRaimi involved, Bruce Campbell Creator/BruceCampbell was almost inevitably cast as well.well.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen:
** Creator/JoelSilver wanted Creator/TomCruise to star as Norville Barnes, but The Coens insisted on Tim Robbins.
** The Coens originally wanted Creator/ClintEastwood for Sidney Mussburger, but he was unavailable. Creator/JackNicholson was also considered.
** Ellen Barkin, Creator/NicoleKidman, Creator/WinonaRyder, and Bridget Fonda were considered for Amy Archer.
9th Jun '16 6:39:58 AM 32_Footsteps
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* RealLife/MeanCharacterNiceActor: Quintessentially kind-hearted guy Paul Newman, who was actually hesitant at the thought of playing anyone as cold and repellent as Sid Mussburger. [[PlayingAgainstType (Which was, of course, why he was cast.)]]

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* RealLife/MeanCharacterNiceActor: Quintessentially kind-hearted guy Paul Newman, who was actually hesitant at the thought of playing anyone as cold and repellent as Sid Mussburger. [[PlayingAgainstType (Which was, of course, why he was cast.)]])]]
* ProductionPosse: As usual with the Coen brothers, several of their usual players (including John Goodman and Steve Buscemi) appear. Plus, with Sam Raimi involved, Bruce Campbell was almost inevitably cast as well.
27th Apr '16 3:07:01 AM Morgenthaler
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* HeyItsThatGuy: Creator/BruceCampbell as a sleazy newspaper reporter.
** [[Series/{{Frasier}} Martin Crane]] as Creator/BruceCampbell's editor.
** Anna Nicole Smith's first film appearance in a [[TheCameo cameo]].
** Wow, [[Series/TheOC Sandy Cohen]] can really sing!
** Creator/SteveBuscemi cameos as the bartender at the beatnik bar Amy frequents.
13th Sep '15 8:53:13 PM nombretomado
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** [[{{Frasier}} Martin Crane]] as Creator/BruceCampbell's editor.

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** [[{{Frasier}} [[Series/{{Frasier}} Martin Crane]] as Creator/BruceCampbell's editor.



** Wow, [[TheOC Sandy Cohen]] can really sing!

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** Wow, [[TheOC [[Series/TheOC Sandy Cohen]] can really sing!
26th Nov '13 9:43:04 AM StiffShots
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** Steve Buscemi cameos as the bartender at the beatnik bar Amy frequents.

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** Steve Buscemi Creator/SteveBuscemi cameos as the bartender at the beatnik bar Amy frequents.
6th Nov '13 12:24:33 AM DuckDuckNoose
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* RealLife/MeanCharacterNiceActor: Quintessentially kind-hearted guy Paul Newman, who was actually hesitant at the thought of playing anyone as cold and repellent as Sid Mussburger. [[PlayingAgainstType (Which was, of course, why he was cast.)]]
18th May '13 8:39:48 PM Sheora
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* HeyItsThatGuy: BruceCampbell as a sleazy newspaper reporter.

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* HeyItsThatGuy: BruceCampbell Creator/BruceCampbell as a sleazy newspaper reporter.
18th May '13 8:32:53 PM Sheora
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** [[{{Frasier}} Martin Crane]] as BruceCampbell's editor.

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** [[{{Frasier}} Martin Crane]] as BruceCampbell's Creator/BruceCampbell's editor.
11th Oct '12 8:54:47 PM KamenRiderOokalf
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* HeyItsThatGuy: BruceCampbell as a sleazy newspaper reporter.
** [[{{Frasier}} Martin Crane]] as BruceCampbell's editor.
** Anna Nicole Smith's first film appearance in a [[TheCameo cameo]].
** Wow, [[TheOC Sandy Cohen]] can really sing!
** Steve Buscemi cameos as the bartender at the beatnik bar Amy frequents.
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