10. The actors who made up the band Stillwater went by way of a workshop, which grew to become generally known as “Rock College,” lead by real-life musicians Peter Frampton and Nancy Wilson (who was married to Crowe on the time) co-wrote the entire band’s songs with the director.
“For numerous weeks, the band rehearsed to playback,” Jason Lee, who performed “solely the f–king lead singer” Jeff Bebe, recalled in an interview with Leisure Weekly, “and all of the whereas I am letting my hair develop and it is getting longer and longer.”
11. Fugit and Anna Paquin had been the youngest actors on-set and “spent plenty of time trapping in a tutoring trailer,” Paquin instructed Folks. “Everybody else was grownups, or at the least over 18, and we had been each nonetheless in class. So we spent hours and hours doing tutoring whereas everybody else was primarily simply hanging out, enjoying music and pretending to occasion.”
12. In an interview with Vulture, Fugit revealed Bijou Phillips, who performed Band Assist Estrella, was “hell-bent on corrupting” him throughout filming.
“I keep in mind one of many extra egregious trespassing occasions was when Bijou stole a golf cart and pulled up in entrance of my trailer as I used to be about to go to set,” he mentioned. “She’s like, ‘Hey, are you going to set?’ I used to be like, ‘Yeah. She’s like, Hop in, I am going to take you.’ And I jumped in after which we did not go to set. We went driving down Sundown Boulevard in a stolen golf cart, modified to seem like a Mercedes, that belongs to DreamWork…on the radio within the automobile, they’re calling to attempt to get ahold of me, as a result of someone noticed Bijou drive off with me. Bijou bought in some shit for that one.”