On-Set Feuds, Offended Audiences and a Box Office Disaster: 20 Secrets You Might Not Know About Drop Dead Gorgeous https://t.co/P0tURUBDgY
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"Drop Dead Gorgeous came out in theaters 20 years ago to bad reviews and bad box office, costing $15 million and taking in 10. It became a cult classic and for its 20th anniversary here is some trivia.
-The film was based on screenwriter Lona Williams own Minnesota beauty pagent days.
- On the first day of filming Kirstie Alley announced to the crew that she had just quit smoking, was on a diet and just got her period.
-DDG was Amy Adams first film. Adams" Everything about that film was so surreal to me. That was the first time I relized, " I think I could go to Hollywood and at least get some commercials or something".
-The scene where Denise Richard's character performs the Frankie Valli hit" I can't take my eyes off of you" while dancing with a Jesus doll on a crucifix. Some extras were not amused.
Richard's " Halfway through the performance they were offended and actually walked off set".
"Drop Dead Gorgeous" is currently streaming on HULU
[Spoiler (click to open)]In honor of Kirstie Alley, this surprisingly informative video