30 Unbelievable Behind The Scenes Stories Of The 'Austin Powers' Movies. Yeah, Baby!

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The three 'Austin Powers' were smash hits when they first come out, and we still feel their influence even today!

Below are some of the coolest behind-the-scenes facts from 'The International Man of Mystery', 'The Spy Who Shagged Me', and 'Goldmember'. Check these out!



1/30) Daniel Craig, the actor who plays James Bond went on record to say that "Austin Powers" messed up the James Bond series.

2/30) Before Heather Graham was cast as Felicity Shagwell, she was seriously considering getting involved in porn, and after over a year of no meaningful film roles, was going to accept a role in a lesbian porn movie until Mike Myers asked her to audition.

The first thing Graham bought when she got paid for the movie was a copy of the porno she would've been in.

3/30) Catherine Zeta-Jones was considered for the role of Felicity Shagwell in The Spy Who Shagged Me.

4/30) Mike Myers originally wanted Jim Carrey to play Dr. Evil, but Carrey eventually passed due to scheduling conflicts with Liar Liar. Myers then took the iconic role himself.

5/30) Mindy Sterling, the actress who plays Frau Farbissina's, completely improvised lines about the Lucky Charms commercials in the first movie.


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