The hotel where Topher Grace's and Anne Hathaway's characters have dinner is the Beverly Wilshire hotel - the same hotel as featured in Pretty Woman (1990). It's been reported that Julia Roberts received a three million dollar paycheck for her role. However, her contract also said she'd receive three percent of the film's gross.
When asked if he means literally the actress on the screen.He says "Yes, literally." The actress on the screen is Shirley Mac Laine, who plays his wife in the movie.When Edgar is at the cemetery before the movie starts, on the movie screen is the title of the movie, Hot Spell (1958), and pictures the two main characters.He mentions that the woman on the screen is his trifecta.Schwabbe is played by his son Scott Marshall; grandchildren Sam Marshall and Lily Marshall-Fricker play "Soccer Son" and Lily, respectively; wife Barbara Marshall plays the nurse who tells Julia where Harrison is eating dinner; and niece Tracy Reiner plays a French photographer.
Marshall also shot a scene with his sister, Penny Marshall, in it, but it didn't make the final cut.The two starred together on Broadway in a play called "Three Days of Rain" in 2006.It received terrible reviews, and ran for just seventy performances.In one of these stories, an office assistant named Liz (Anne Hathaway) is working at the biggest talent agency in town and is dating the mailroom assistant, Jason (Topher Grace).Turns out Hathaway's character also moonlights as a phone sex operator, and does a pretty good job at it!This was filmed before Misery (1990) became a hit, and turned Bates into a well-known actress, so she was not cast in the film version. In Taylor Swift's first scene, in an elevator talking to Jennifer Garner, you can clearly see the number thirteen written on her right hand.