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


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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