The Paperboy (2012) Poster



Alex Pettyfer was first choice for the role of Jack.
Tobey Maguire was cast as Ward but dropped out because of scheduling conflicts.
Pedro Almodóvar was several times approached to helm this project and seriously considered to make it his first English-speaking feature. He finally declined but, allegedly, he participated in early versions of the script.
Oprah Winfrey turned down the role of Anita Chester.
Casting director for this Lee Daniels film is "Leah Daniels-Butler" (Leah Daniels). The director's next film is Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013), aka "Lee Daniels' The Butler".
It was announced on the 2nd May that The Paperboy's theme song was written and recorded by Mariah Carey and is called Mesmerized.

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