Will Ferrell passed on a $29 million paycheck for a sequel to the 2003 comedy because he thought the script was so bad.
Jim Carrey felt like he was “being buried alive each day” during the 8.5-hour makeup process for the 2000 Dr. Seuss flick.
Keira Knightley’s newsboy cap wasn’t an intentional fashion statement. She rocked a hat in the 2003 romcom to hide a “massive” forehead pimple.
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Child star Mara Wilson never believed in Santa, but she pretended otherwise so as not to ruin the magic for the other kids on set.
The original script called for Tim Allen to shoot Santa before assuming his job. (In the 1994 cut, St. Nick slipped off a roof.)