Curiosities of the movie “Charlie’s Angels”

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Charlie's Angels

  • John Forsythe voices Charlie just as he did in the original version of the television series.
  • None of the three protagonists of the television series, Kate Jackson, Jaclyn Smith and Farrah Fawcett are involved in the film.
  • For the role of Lucy Liu, the names of actresses such as Angelina Jolie, Liv Tyler, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Jennifer Lopez and Thandie Newton were also considered.
  • Drew Barrymore herself is a co-producer on the film.
  • It is said that Bill Murray had an argument with Luci Liu so serious that she ended up using her martial arts knowledge against him.
  • Initially, the role of Luci Liu was intended for Penelope by Cruz, who was discarded for her strong Hispanic accent when speaking English. Jacinto Lloret
  • CAMEO (Cheung-Yan Yuen): The film’s choreographer and martial arts trainer appears as a first-class passenger on the plane at the beginning of the film. He can be seen speaking in Cantonese to two pretty women, teaching them to say “Thank you.
  • Tom Green, Drew Barrymore’s real-life husband, plays her boyfriend in the film.
  • In one scene, two guys are playing a Playstation game together. The game seen on the TV screen is “Final Fantasy 8”, a single player game.
  • The secret language that the Angels use is Finnish, although it is fatally pronounced.
  • Lucy Liu and Crispin Glover fight in a bell tower, the bell rope snaps and the bell falls, nearly crushing Kelly Lynch and Cameron Diaz. A similar scene appears in Shanghai Kid, also starring Lucy Liu, where a fight occurs in a bell tower and finally the bell falls, but this time it is Liu and Jackie Chan who are saved from being crushed.
  • At the beginning of the film, we see some clips of fictional previous Los Angeles cases. In one, the Angels are dressed in prison outfits, chained together. Lucy Liu and Drew Barrymore are running in different directions and Cameron Diaz, who is in the middle, yells “I’m not a yo-yo!” This scene is an exact replica of an episode of the original TV series. The chapter is “Angels in Chains” (Chained Angels), Farrah Fawcett-Majors says Cameron Diaz’s phrase.
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