The Time Traveler's Wife (2009) Poster


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After filming was done, Eric Bana started filming Star Trek (2009), a role which required him to shave his head. However re-shoots for The Time Traveler's Wife (2009) were needed, but production was put on hold so Eric's hair could grow out. It took so long that the movie's release date was pushed back by nearly a year.
Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt made headlines when they bought the film rights to Audrey Niffenegger's novel before it was released to the public.
The Brazilian distributor for the film ran Internet ads for it incorrectly stating it to be "a film by Brad Pitt". Pitt is executive producer, not director.
Adrien Brody was the author's first choice for Henry while Lauren Ambrose was her choice for Clare.
Shipped to theaters under the code name "The Meadow".
The 70's era Zippman's grocery (later, "Zippy's," in the 90's-2000's) serves as a landmark to be passed by; when there is a plot twist.
Eva Green campaigned for the role of Clare.
Steven Spielberg, Gus Van Sant and David Fincher were all considered for directing, but negotiations fell through.


The trivia item below may give away important plot points.

During the final meadow scene, after Henry disappears, Alba bends down to pick up his discarded brown loafers. This is a reference to the cover art of one edition of the book, which features a young girl (visible only from mid-leg down) standing next to a brown pair of loafers in a field.

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