The main cast members lived together for a few weeks before filming began. The night before filming began they all stayed in character.
Kevin Kline met Phoebe Cates during a read-through for "The Big Chill". She was reading for the role that would eventually go to Meg Tilley. Phoebe and Kevin met again a year later while performing at New York's public theater. They married in 1989.
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Kevin Kline originally wanted the part that Jeff Goldbloom got. He wanted it bad because it had more laughs than the part that Kline eventually got.