The role of Roberta was originally given to Madonna.
Was originally entitled "50 Violins".
Michael Angarano also learned the violin for his role. He still plays today.
After Madonna pulled out of the lead role, Sandra Bullock and Meg Ryan were briefly courted before the part went to Meryl Streep.
The third collaboration between Wes Craven and actress Angela Bassett, who played Janet Williams. She appeared on the show Nightmare Cafe (1992), also created by Craven, and she was the lead female character in Vampire in Brooklyn (1995). |