1. The movie is based on the 1998 bestselling novelBlack and blueBy Anna Quindlen.
2. Sandra BullockSlim was originally set up to be the star of the film. EnoughAccording to Variety, the film was cancelled due to scheduling conflicts.
3. E!s 2002 episodeBehind the Scenes: There is moreDirector Michael AptedHe confessed that he was initially hesitant about working with them Jennifer Lopez after rumors of her diva-like behavior began to surface.
“You hear all the legends about his difficult she is and its going to be hard to get through it and all this kind of stuff, and then we met and we got on,”Apted explained. “But then there was a kind of gap between us agreeing to do it and starting to rehearse and during that time I could never get a hold of her. She was always so busy. And I thought, oh my god, this is a big, tough job and if she isn’t going to be around, how are we going to get through it?”
Apted soon discovered who his star was. “very focused on what’s in front of her. If you’re in her peripheral, forget it ,you won’t get the time of day,”He went on. “Up until when we started rehearsing, I was very much in the peripheral of her life. But once we started, she was incredibly focused. What I love about her is that she’s gifted, but she’s also very hardworking.”