The Intern is a 2015 comedy-drama helmed by Director Nancy Meyers. The movie stars Robert De Niro and Anne Hathaway in lead roles. The story revolves around a widower who realises that he is not suited for retirement yet and applies to become an intern at an online fashion site. De Niro plays Ben, a gentle father figure to Anne Hathaway's character. Did you know that this movie is one of Quentin Tarantino' favourites? Read the interesting details and trivia here.
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- In one scene, Robert De Niro's character is confused as to who Jay-Z is. This is an in-joke about the beef Robert De Niro and Jay-Z have had since 2012.
- Quentin Tarantino said that this movie is one of his favourite movies of 2015.
- Anne Hathaway also starred in The Devil Wears Prada (2006), which has a similar workplace setting, a NY-style office.
- This is the first time Nancy Meyers and Robert De Niro worked together.
- Robert De Niro's daughter Drena De Niro has a cameo in the film; she plays the hotel manager.
- In the screenplay, the character of Cameron was initially written as a female character named Candice.
- The movie is identical to Intern (2000) starring Dominique Swain. Anne Hathaway played a similar role as an intern in the movie The Devil Wears Prada (2006).
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- In this movie, Ben (Robert De Niro) attended Northwestern college, this is the same college that Anne Hathaway's character went to in the movie The Devil Wears Prada (2006).
- Robert De Niro and Rene Russo’s previous onscreen appearances include The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle (2000) and Showtime (2002).
- Reese Witherspoon was initially cast as Jules but she refused.
- In Anne Hathaway's opening scene, she's filling an order over the phone for a bride named Rachel. This is a reference to the title of her earlier film Rachel Getting Married (2008), for which she was nominated for Best Actress at the Academy Awards.
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