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  • Adam Devine has previously worked with Rebel Wilson on Workaholics (2011), Pitch Perfect (2012) and Pitch Perfect 2 (2015), Liam Hemsworth in Workaholics (2011) and director Todd Strauss-Schulson in The Final Girls (2015).
  • Rebel Wilson and Adam Devine have previously played love interests in Workaholics (2011), Pitch Perfect (2012), and Pitch Perfect 2 (2015).
  • Liam Hemsworth and Rebel Wilson are both Australian.
  • Priyanka Chopra and Adam Devine have both starred in movies with Zac Efron. Chopra in Baywatch (2017) and Devine in Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates (2016).
  • During filming, Priyanka was dating Nick Jonas, who has a connection to Liam and Adam's girlfriends. Liam's partner Miley Cyrus had famously dated Nick; whilst Adam's girlfriend Chloe Bridges had played Nick's love interest in Camp Rock 2 (2010).
  • Due to the overwhelmingly positive feedback the film received of its musical number from test audiences, the director decided to create an elaborate song-and-dance number featuring the main cast for the film's ending.
  • Todd Strauss-Schulson watched over 90 romantic comedies over two weeks and noted the similar visual and narrative tropes among them, including: New York City, Starbucks coffee, rain falling when couples kiss, half-moon windows, and bubble baths.
  • Rebel Wilson's first film as the lead role.
  • Composer Jon Brion was originally hired to score the film.
  • Adam Devine and Priyanka Chopra play love interests. Their partners in real life- Chloe Bridges and Nick Jonas- played love interests in Camp Rock 2 (2010).
  • One of the few romantic comedies in history to feature a plus-sized woman as the lead.
  • Described as "a romantic comedy about falling in love with yourself," by Todd Strauss-Schulson.
  • The movie parodies tropes found in romantic comedies. All four leads have acted in rom-coms prior that have emulated these tropes that the movie will make fun of.
  • The first American rom-com for Priyanka; she has previously completed a lot for Bollywood.
  • This is the first time Liam Hemsworth has been in a musical number. Rebel, Adam and Priyanka, meanwhile, have had numerous experiences on film. The cast and crew teased Liam throughout shooting because of how basic his dancing was compared to the rest of the cast.
  • During test screenings, Rebel Wilson would wear a wig and sunglasses and sneak into the back to hear feedback from the audience.
  • The second meta film that Todd Strauss-Schulson has directed. He firstly directed The Final Girls (2015), about a group of friends that get transported into a horror movie, which also starred Adam DeVine.
  • Rebel just asked Adam if he wanted to play one of her love interests. "The movie script was super funny, so as soon as I read it and I knew Rebel was attached, I was like, yeah, sign me up."
  • Due to how often Rebel Wilson and Adam DeVine have acted as love interests, Rebel has joked that they are "essentially the Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling now... we just play love interests in all movies." Additionally, Adam has stated that Rebel is his "work wife."
  • One of the few films that Liam Hemsworth has used his authentic Australian accent in. Normally, he puts on an American accent in films. Conversely, Rebel Wilson is also Australian, but her accent is such a trademark of hers, that she rarely acts without it.
  • The fourth musical-comedy in which Rebel is one of the main characters, after the Pitch Perfect trilogy.
  • Rebel has expressed her delight in having two love interests in the film, joking "when you're the producer, you get to choose that."
  • This is the third musical-comedy film that Rebel and Adam have starred in together, after the first two Pitch Perfect films. In all three films, they play love interests and sing together.
  • The characters Natalie and Josh are best friends. In real life, their actors Rebel Wilson and Adam Devine are also close friends.
  • Due to using the song "Express Yourself", Madonna had to approve of the cast's singing prior to shooting.
  • The first film that Rebel has produced. As a result, she helped with the casting process, and stated that she always envisioned Liam, Adam and Priyanka for the roles.
  • Director Todd Strauss-Schulson was strongly critical of the idea of a person becoming complete when they find a partner, as is often portrayed in romantic comedies. "You are already complete, and always have been."
  • Rebel was initially quite resistent towards performing "I Wanna Dance With Somebody" by Whitney Houston, due to how overplayed it is in rom-coms. However, when she heard the first music composition of it, and the unique take on it, she was won over.
  • The cast only rehearsed for four hours before filming the "Express Yourself" number.
  • The cast all agree that their favourite day was filming the karaoke scene.
  • The dress and hat that Rebel Wilson is wearing when she leaves the hospital after her mugging is the same ensemble worn by Julia Roberts in Pretty Woman after she's shopped on Rodeo Drive.
  • The red off-the-shoulder dress that Rebel Wilson wears on her yacht dinner date with Liam Hemsworth is the same dress design worn by Julia Roberts when she attended the Opera in Pretty Woman.
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