According to the actor, she taught him "masses of little tricks" for the movie.19.
Every time Caine fluffed a line Bullock would shout “TAKE HIS OSCAR AWAY”. Four different heads of the Statue of Liberty were made for the final scene where it blows up.21.
That’s my action, the leaping and jumping around is no problem, it’s the walking and talking that’s the difficult part.” 11.
Because of this she had to practice walking down the stairs a lot for the pageant scenes. Sandra Bullock wanted the swimsuit contest written out of the movie and said that it was “a bone of contention”. Although set in New York and San Antonio, most of the movie was filmed in Austin, Texas. The scene at the start of the movie where Bullock drives through New York with her siren on and rushes into a Starbucks, was also filmed in Austin. To get Michael Caine on board the script had to be rewritten; “It took some pretty major script rewriting to get Oscar-winner Michael Caine aboard.
Leonard Goldberg, who's producing the film with Joel Silver, says, "We have a script, and we're in discussions with Sandra, her representative and the studio.
We're discussing what changes need to be made to the script so that we are all enthusiastic about going forward...
This list of her ex-boyfriends and former husbands will provide that answer.