History Trivia / TomorrowNeverDies

19th Jan '17 5:04:57 AM CumbersomeTercel
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* TroubledProduction: The film was given a release date with no pre-production work completed (and intended to coincide with the release of the company's public stock offering), and things went downhill from there. The script wasn't ready to shoot on the first day of filming, actors supposedly weren't speaking with each other, verbal sparring between director Roger Spottiswoode and writer Bruce Feirstein persisted and the entire production (from the first day of shooting to its release) took a scant six months. One British newspaper summed it up saying, "All the happiness and teamwork which is the hallmark of Bond has disappeared completely," and Creator/PierceBrosnan said that making this film was like pulling teeth.

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* TroubledProduction: The According to an interview with [[http://www.hmss.com/films/mgw/mgw97.html Michael G. Wilson]], the film was given a release date with no pre-production work completed (and intended to coincide with the release of the company's public stock offering), and things went downhill from there. The script wasn't ready to shoot on the first day of filming, actors supposedly weren't speaking with each other, verbal sparring between director Roger Spottiswoode and writer Bruce Feirstein persisted and the entire production (from the first day of shooting to its release) took a scant six months. One British newspaper summed it up saying, "All the happiness and teamwork which is the hallmark of Bond has disappeared completely," and Creator/PierceBrosnan said that making this film was like pulling teeth.
3rd Jan '17 4:32:57 PM TheTrailblazerCritic
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* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: Strongly averted, aside from the focus on the newly-rising digital media and the continued use of VHS tapes.
31st Dec '16 1:25:49 AM TheRarispy
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** Creator/MonicaBellucci was nearly cast as Paris Carver, but the role was then given to Teri Hatcher. Considering that a lot people disliked Hatcher's acting in this movie, it was probably in the producers' best interest to keep their original choice. Bellucci would have to wait [[Film/{{Spectre}} 18 years]] before she would have the chance play a Bond Girl.

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** Creator/MonicaBellucci was nearly cast as Paris Carver, but the role was then given to Teri Hatcher. Considering that a lot people disliked Hatcher's acting in this movie, it was probably in the producers' best interest to keep their original choice. Bellucci would have to wait [[Film/{{Spectre}} 18 years]] before she would have the chance to play a Bond Girl.
31st Dec '16 1:22:58 AM TheRarispy
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** Teri Hatcher later expressed her dissatisfaction with the part of Paris Carver, saying it was "an artificial kind of character to be playing that you don't get any special satisfaction from it". In the film itself it's clear she doesn't want to be there. She's also claimed that she only took on the role to fulfill her then-husband's wish of being married to a Bond girl.

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** Teri Hatcher later expressed her dissatisfaction with the part of Paris Carver, saying it was "an artificial kind of character to be playing that you don't get any special satisfaction from it". In the film itself it's clear she doesn't want to be there. She's also claimed that she only took on the role to fulfill her then-husband's wish of being married to a Bond girl.
31st Dec '16 1:22:35 AM TheRarispy
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** Teri Hatcher later expressed her dissatisfaction with the part of Paris Carver, saying it was "an artificial kind of character to be playing that you don't get any special satisfaction from it". In the film itself it's clear she doesn't want to be there.

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** Teri Hatcher later expressed her dissatisfaction with the part of Paris Carver, saying it was "an artificial kind of character to be playing that you don't get any special satisfaction from it". In the film itself it's clear she doesn't want to be there. She's also claimed that she only took on the role to fulfill her then-husband's wish of being married to a Bond girl.
23rd Dec '16 5:09:40 AM LarryMullen
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* CaliforniaDoubling: Bangkok doubles for Ho Chi Minh City, referred to as Saigon in the film; and London stood in for Hamburg for the carpark chase, among other scenes.
4th Oct '16 5:13:16 PM CumbersomeTercel
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* CaliforniaDoubling: London doubled for Hamburg, while Thailand doubled for Vietnam.
19th Sep '16 5:44:05 AM JamesAustin
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** Pernille Rosendahl, Music/Pulp, Music/SaintEtienne and Marc Almond submitted songs to be used for the film.
* WorkingTitle: The film was originally called '''Tomorrow Never Lies''. It was changed because of a typo.

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** Pernille Rosendahl, Music/Pulp, Music/{{Pulp}}, Music/SaintEtienne and Marc Almond submitted songs to be used for the film.
* WorkingTitle: The film was originally called '''Tomorrow ''Tomorrow Never Lies''. It was changed because of a typo.
19th Sep '16 5:41:26 AM JamesAustin
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19th Sep '16 5:41:17 AM JamesAustin
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* TheCastShowOff: Creator/MichelleYeoh does her own fight scenes.
* CreatorBacklash: Creator/PierceBrosnan would go on to admit that while he looks back very fondly on ''Film/{{Goldeneye}}'', he isn't so wild about the following films in his run. He singled out ''Tomorrow Never Dies'' in particular, saying that he felt while filming that it "wasn't up to speed" with its predecessor, and that he had a hard time promoting the film because he didn't care for it and didn't enjoy filming it as much.
** Creator/TeriHatcher later expressed her dissatisfaction with the part of Paris Carver, saying it was "an artificial kind of character to be playing that you don't get any special satisfaction from it".

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* TheCastShowOff: TheCastShowoff: Creator/MichelleYeoh does her own fight scenes.
* CreatorBacklash: CreatorBacklash:
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Creator/PierceBrosnan would go on to admit that while he looks back very fondly on ''Film/{{Goldeneye}}'', ''Film/{{GoldenEye}}'', he isn't so wild about the following films in his run. He singled out ''Tomorrow Never Dies'' in particular, saying that he felt while filming that it "wasn't up to speed" with its predecessor, and that he had a hard time promoting the film because he didn't care for it and didn't enjoy filming it as much.
** Creator/TeriHatcher Teri Hatcher later expressed her dissatisfaction with the part of Paris Carver, saying it was "an artificial kind of character to be playing that you don't get any special satisfaction from it".it". In the film itself it's clear she doesn't want to be there.



** Henry Gupta throwing cards, as Ricky Jay can do in RealLife.

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** Henry Gupta throwing cards, as Ricky Jay can do in RealLife.real life.



** The director told Creator/PierceBrosnan and Creator/MichelleYeoh separately that they were going to be the one driving the bike in the Saigon ChaseScene. HilarityEnsues.

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** The director told Creator/PierceBrosnan and Creator/MichelleYeoh separately that they were going to be the one driving the bike in the Saigon ChaseScene. HilarityEnsues.{{Hilarity Ensue|s}}d.



* RealitySubtext: In the novelization, Jack Wade asks Bond about [[Film/{{Goldeneye}} Natalya]], to which Bond replies that she's now married to a hockey player. Izabella Scorupco really did marry pro hockey player Mariusz Czerkawski in 1996.

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* RealitySubtext: In the novelization, Jack Wade asks Bond about [[Film/{{Goldeneye}} Natalya]], Natalya Simonova]], to which Bond replies that she's now married to a hockey player. Izabella Scorupco really did marry a pro hockey player player, Mariusz Czerkawski Czerkawski, in 1996.



* SerendipityWritesThePlot: The original title was ''Tomorrow Never Lies'', the proposed TagLine of Carver's newspaper ''Tomorrow''. A mis-spelled fax lead to the one the filmmakers eventually used.
* TechnologyMarchesOn: Notice when Carver lists off all the assets of his media empire: TV, news, radio, magazines. The Internet isn't mentioned at all.
* TroubledProduction: The film was given a release date with no pre-production work completed (and intended to coincide with the release of the company's public stock offering), and things went downhill from there. The script wasn't ready to shoot on the first day of filming, actors supposedly weren't speaking with each other, verbal sparring between director Roger Spottiswoode and writer Bruce Feirstein persisted and the entire production (from the first day of shooting to its release) took a scant six months.
** Creator/PierceBrosnan said that making this film was like pulling teeth.

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* SerendipityWritesThePlot: The original title was ''Tomorrow Never Lies'', the proposed TagLine of Carver's newspaper ''Tomorrow''. A mis-spelled misspelled fax lead to the one the filmmakers eventually used.
* TechnologyMarchesOn: Notice when Carver lists off all the assets of his media empire: empire, TV, news, radio, magazines. The magazines, the Internet isn't mentioned at all.
* TroubledProduction: The film was given a release date with no pre-production work completed (and intended to coincide with the release of the company's public stock offering), and things went downhill from there. The script wasn't ready to shoot on the first day of filming, actors supposedly weren't speaking with each other, verbal sparring between director Roger Spottiswoode and writer Bruce Feirstein persisted and the entire production (from the first day of shooting to its release) took a scant six months. \n** One British newspaper summed it up saying, "All the happiness and teamwork which is the hallmark of Bond has disappeared completely," and Creator/PierceBrosnan said that making this film was like pulling teeth.



** Creator/AnthonyHopkins was cast as Elliott Carver and joined the production, but walked after three days because it was so chaotic and there was no completed shooting script; due to the pressure on Eon Productions to finish the film on time, new pages of the screenplay were being delivered every morning. He opted to star in Film/TheMaskOfZorro instead.
** In the original drafts of the script Stamper was to have suffered a brain injury that caused pleasure to be registered as pain (and vice versa). The idea was dropped, but a version of it made it into the next film Film/TheWorldIsNotEnough, where Renard is unable to feel pain.
** The original script had a reappearance from Valentin Zukovsky from ''Film/{{Goldeneye}}''. He would appear in the next film ''Film/TheWorldIsNotEnough''.
** Music/PernilleRosendahl, Music/Pulp, Music/SaintEtienne and Music/MarcAlmond submitted songs to be used for the film.
* WorkingTitle: The film was originally called Tomorrow Never Lies. It was changed because of a typo.

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** Creator/AnthonyHopkins was cast as Elliott Elliot Carver and joined the production, but walked after three days because it was so chaotic and there was no completed shooting script; due to the pressure on Eon Productions to finish the film on time, new pages of the screenplay were being delivered every morning. He opted to star in Film/TheMaskOfZorro ''Film/TheMaskOfZorro'' instead.
** In the original drafts of the script Stamper was to have suffered a brain injury that caused pleasure to be registered as pain (and vice versa). The idea was dropped, but a version of it made it into the next film Film/TheWorldIsNotEnough, ''Film/TheWorldIsNotEnough'', where Renard is unable to feel pain.
** The original script had a reappearance from Valentin Zukovsky from ''Film/{{Goldeneye}}''.''Film/{{GoldenEye}}''. He would appear in the next film ''Film/TheWorldIsNotEnough''.
** Music/PernilleRosendahl, Pernille Rosendahl, Music/Pulp, Music/SaintEtienne and Music/MarcAlmond Marc Almond submitted songs to be used for the film.
* WorkingTitle: The film was originally called Tomorrow '''Tomorrow Never Lies.Lies''. It was changed because of a typo.
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