10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About ‘The Holiday’

  
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8. The Wombats

The British rock band, The Wombats, went to watch The Holiday thinking it would be a romantic comedy along the lines of Bridget Jones’s Diary. Unfortunately, the band hated the movie so much they wrote their hit song “Kill the Director” about it, which includes the lines, “If this is a rom-com, kill the director” and “This is no Bridget Jones!”


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7. Jude Law’s Girls

In the film, Jude Law’s character Graham is the brother of Iris, but in real life, Jude Law has a daughter named Iris. Law also stated that, regardless of the other stars he got to work with, his favorite part of the film was working with the two young actresses who played his daughters, Sophie and Olivia, and it was the first film for both of them.

©Columbia Pictures/courtesy Everett Collection

©Columbia Pictures/courtesy Everett Collection

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