Penotti said many of the actors did not ask many questions about what else was going on in the film. Farrelly said that when he approached George Clooney about playing himself in a sketch the gag was that Clooney is bad at picking up womenClooney told him "No fucking way.
Many turned down the project. He wrote that the film has nothing in common with The Groove Tube and The Kentucky Fried Movie Blind date skit, two "very funny and influential" sketch-comedy films. Without even realizing cameras would be involved, or that it would Blind date skit a movie.
At that meeting, Wessler, Penotti, and Farrelly presented one short that they already had shot, starring Kate Winslet as a woman going on a blind date with a seemingly successful and handsome Hugh Jackman. The strategy was simple: And we just wanted to do that kind of short and go much further than that.
He additionally criticized Movie 43 for what he calls "female humiliation", saying that although the men are "jerks, idiots, dolts and fools", the women have it even worse.
He then began working out a deal with a studio for the project, but the project did not stick. Development[ edit ] Wessler first came up with the idea for an outrageous comedy made up of several short films in the early s. So Wessler waited him out, convinced his sketch was good.
Same thing with the directors. Farrelly heard his son talking with friends about a film called "Movie 43", but when Farrelly discovered the film did not exist, he cribbed the name. It was the type of movie you could come back to. He met the star at a wedding and then called him some time later and pitched him the short.
The Winslet-Jackman sketch was shot shortly after, and became the reel to attract other A-list stars. Shoot when they want to shoot.
While so many A-list actors were on board, most were not completely aware of what other sketches would be included in the film, which features thirteen vignettes tied together by a story of a mad screenwriter Quaid pitching ideas to a movie producer Kinnear. Do you want to dress up as the Penguin?
Gere eventually called Wessler and told him he was free to shoot, on just a couple of conditions: In fact, some stars hedged: The film was not screened for critics in advance. Some critics considered it to be one of the worst films ever made.
He then went to multiple other studios, but, according to Wessler, "no one could understand what [he] was trying to do". Jackman read the script and agreed to be a part of the film. Guilt them to death.
They would shoot for a week, and shut down for several months.Photo Throwback: Country Music on SNL. Kris Kristofferson hosted the show and appears with Jane Curtin in the “Gynecologist Blind Date” skit on July 31, NBC/Getty Images.
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