Last-minute changes that cost filmmakers a ton of money
Movies are a big-money industry, with millions upon millions being sunk into months, if not years of production. Hundreds, sometimes thousands of people are employed — and the slightest alteration in a story, cast or crew can often have a ripple effect that causes a film's budget to quickly skyrocket. Mix in sudden, last-minute changes to an already long process, and the results can cost a company millions.
In fact, when you consider all the ways a movie can get messed up during production, it's amazing anything enjoyable ever makes it to the big screen. Here's a look at movies that had to dig especially deep into their production budget pocketbooks to pay for last-minute changes to keep the magic alive, if not simply on screen.