The Skeleton Twins (2014) Poster


The scene in the dentist office is improvised
Shot in 22 days.
Anna Faris was cast in the lead role as Maggie but after a long time in development she was replaced by Kristen Wiig.
Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig have worked together many times before. In addition to the many seasons of "Saturday Night Live" that they worked on simultaneously, at the time this movie was filmed, they had already appeared in over half a dozen films in common, including Adventureland, Knocked Up, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Paul, Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs, The Brothers Solomon, and Her.
Bill Hader suffered an allergic reaction on-set after accidentally eating a chocolate filled with peanut butter.
The ring tone on Kristen Wiig's phone is the theme song to the show Growing Pains.
The scene between Kristen Wiig (Maggie) and Luke Wilson (Lance) involving Vibram shoes was improvised.
Although they play fraternal twins in the film, Kristen Wiig is actually almost 5 years older than Bill Hader.
Second Second Assistant Director Dan Gloeckner plays the role of the father.
Sydney Lucas, who plays Young Maggie, had previously played a younger version of Kristen Wiig in Girl Most Likely (2012).
Early in the film, Maggie (Wiig) and Milo (Hader) discuss the book Marley & Me, the film version of which starred Owen Wilson. Owen's brother, Luke, appears later in this film as Lance, Maggie's husband.
Bill Hader's wife in real life is also called Maggie (Maggie Carey - married 2006) They have 3 daughters together.
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