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Trivia / The Truth About Charlie

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  • Box Office Bomb: Only brought in $7.1 million on a $60 million budget.
  • Disowned Adaptation: Peter Stone, the original screenwriter of Charade, hated this remake. He asked for a pseudonym ('Peter Joshua') in his place for the credits. Peter Joshua is a name Cary Grant's character uses in Charade.
  • Old Shame: Mark Wahlberg doesn't like the overall product, and considers it to be his worst film.
  • Retroactive Recognition: The title character is none other than Stannis Baratheon.
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  • What Could Have Been: Will Smith was set to play the male lead, but due to extended production on Ali, he had to drop out, allowing Wahlberg to take over the part.

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