4. Allen’s Residence Enchancment spouse Patricia Richardson and All people Loves Raymond star Patricia Heaton have been thought of for the position of Laura, however Wendy Crewson finally landed the position of Scott’s ex-wife.
4. Decide Reinhold nabbed the a part of Laura’s partner (and Scott’s nemesis) Neal Miller, although Jeff Daniels, Stanley Tucci, and Bradley Whitford have been thought of. He would go on to seem in all three movies.
6. The toughest position to solid was Charlie, Scott’s son, as they have been in search of a baby actor between the ages of 6 and 9, “who had sensitivity” casting director Renee Rousselot shared and was “in a position to actually entry these feelings, however have an actual innocence about him.” The manufacturing workforce launched open auditions in 13 completely different cities earlier than discovering Eric Lloyd.
7. Throughout filming of the unique film, Lloyd needed to put on dentures after knocking out his entrance tooth when he went to a baseball sport together with his household. Oh, and that poster picture of Scott and Charlie? It wasn’t really Lloyd’s physique, with the actor revealing on Reddit in 2014, “It is another child standing behind a cutout of Tim Allen. They usually simply put my face on it. So that they did not should pay me for one more day.”