'Ocho apellidos catalanes' trivia and fun facts
During filming, the film was named '9 apellidos vascos'. After, it was changed for '8 apellidos catalanes'.
Just will pass 1 years and 8 months between the release of the first, '8 apellidos vascos' and '8 apellidos catalanes'.
Although the original cast will be present in the second part there will be new characters played by Berto Romero, Rosa Maria Sarda or Bethlehem Cuesta.
The great expectations for this film has made that 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2' fall behind one week to premiere for not compete with them.
Such was the syncretism with the title of the film that, during filming, on the cover of the scripts put 'Martians on Earth' if the actors left him forgotten.
'My Best Friend's Wedding' and 'Good Bye, Lenin!' have inspired the director when writing the script of 'Ocho apellidos catalanes'.
Pau (Berto Romero) and Judit (Belén Cuesta) mimic the dance starring John Travolta and Uma Thurman in 'Pulp Fiction'.
The third act of the film was not closed in the script, so Emilio Martínez-Lázaro ended up shooting different endings and then decide which of them would be the one.
Berto Romero, Pau in the film, waited to read the script before deciding whether or not participate in the film.
When the director began to consider the possibility of a sequel to 'Ocho apellidos vascos', he thought it could be set in Catalonia or Bilbao.
Antonio Resines and Carolina Ferre shared a brief scene in the film but Emilio Martínez-Lázaro decided to cut it.