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Director Hired Topher Grace for 'Valentine's Day' Due to Anne Hathaway

March 1, 2010 (7:02 am) GMT
Garry Marshall reveals that he tapped Topher Grace in 'Valentine's Day' after knowing that Anne Hathaway once had a crush on him, adding 'they kissed very well'.
Director Hired Topher Grace for 'Valentine's Day' Due to Anne Hathaway

Director Garry Marshall cast opposite in new movie "" after the actress confessed to a teenage crush on the "That '70s Show" star. The "Pretty Woman" 's filmmaker landed a star-studded line-up for his latest release, including , , , and .

Marshall admits onscreen chemistry between the actors was key to the casting, but he was sure Hathaway would hit it off with Grace immediately - because she's harbored feelings for the former TV star for years. He says, "Julia Roberts... Bradley Cooper, she did a play ('Three Days of Rain') on Broadway with him, 98 performances, they must have gotten along! We matched up."

"Anne Hathaway, she told me (about) this actor she once had a crush on - we hired him, Topher Grace; they kissed very well."

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