The starry-eyed couple, Yelchin and Jones, are abruptly forced apart when, after graduation, Anna’s student visa expires and she is shipped back to England for overstaying her welcome in the United States.
The film took almost a decade to get into production as most studios rejected the script, which was eventually picked up by Relativity Media for million.
The film was shot over a period of several years, as casting also proved to be a challenge for the producers.
There are certainly characters that I would love to play, but I don’t think about it in those terms.
As long as it’s an interesting role I can work with, I’m happy.
It stars an ensemble cast that is led by Elizabeth Banks, Kristen Bell, Halle Berry, Gerard Butler, Leslie Bibb, Kate Bosworth, Josh Duhamel, Anna Faris, Richard Gere, Terrence Howard, Hugh Jackman, Johnny Knoxville, Justin Long, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Chloë Grace Moretz, Liev Schreiber, Seann William Scott, Emma Stone, Jason Sudeikis, Uma Thurman, Naomi Watts, and Kate Winslet.
Julianne Moore, Tony Shalhoub, and Anton Yelchin are also featured in cut scenes released on DVD and Blu-ray.
I remember seeing a movie with Jake Lloyd and Arnold Schwarzenegger — Jake, I got to know later — [in which] Arnold and Sinbad had to go get the same toy for their kids [1996's definitely was a profound influence when I was younger.
Then, when I was like 11 and 12 my parents started showing me [other movies] — because I started working, and they were like, “You know, if you want to do this, we’re going to start showing you good movies just so you don’t think . And when did you then know that it was something that you wanted to continue to do?
The world has been mourning the loss of Anton Yelchin, a young talent who passed away far too soon after a freak accident at age 27. “I’ll think about this every day for the rest of my life,” she wrote in the caption.
Abrams, Drake Doremus, and Susan Sarandon have all made touching tributes to the Anton’s funeral was last Friday, and that day, Kat posted another picture of her friend.
For many, his part in the critically acclaimed Like Crazy is the epitome of his talent.