10. The actors who made up the band Stillwater went via a workshop, which grew to become often called “Rock Faculty,” lead by real-life musicians Peter Frampton and Nancy Wilson (who was married to Crowe on the time) co-wrote all the band’s songs with the director. 

“For a lot of 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 have been the youngest actors on-set and “spent numerous time trapping in a tutoring trailer,” Paquin advised Individuals. “Everybody else was grownups, or at the very least over 18, and we have been each nonetheless at school. So we spent hours and hours doing tutoring whereas everybody else was primarily simply hanging out, taking part in music and pretending to celebration.”

12. In an interview with Vulture, Fugit revealed Bijou Phillips, who performed Band Help 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 automotive, they’re calling to attempt to get ahold of me, as a result of any individual noticed Bijou drive off with me. Bijou bought in some shit for that one.”