The Insider (Russell Crowe, Al Pacino, Christopher Plummer) 1999
Sunday, 7 April 2019 | Admin
The courtroom where Wigand gives his deposition is not a set. The actual courtroom in Jackson County Mississippi where the real Wigand's deposition was given was used.Val Kilmer was considered by Michael Mann for the role of Jeffrey Wigand, but Producer Pieter Jan Brugge suggested Crowe.One of Lowell Bergman's Emmy awards is visible in his bedroom as he is first contacting Wigand.Al Pacino and Nestor Serrano previously appeared in City Hall (1996).Jeffrey Wigand asked for two concessions from the filmmakers: that they change the names of his daughters, and that there be no smoking anywhere in the film. With the exception of one cigarette scene in the Middle East opening sequence, both requests were granted.