Leilani

By Leilani

LifeBuzz Staff

20 Things You NEVER Knew About ‘The Notebook.’

#6. There was a second love scene, more explicit than the one shown in the film, but it was edited so that they could lock in a PG-13 rating.

There was a second love scene, more explicit than the one shown in the film, but it was edited so that they could lock in a PG-13 rating.

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#7. According to both Ryan Gosling and the director, he and Rachel McAdams did not get along while filming.

According to both Ryan Gosling and the director, he and Rachel McAdams did not get along while filming.

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#8. The film was shot backwards. After shooting one of the final scenes, Ryan Gosling had to shave the years off over winter break -- literally! He shaved his beard and lost 20 pounds to become Young Noah.

The film was shot backwards. After shooting one of the final scenes, Ryan Gosling had to shave the years off over winter break -- literally! He shaved his beard and lost 20 pounds to become Young Noah.

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#9. This was one of the first scenes they filmed.

This was one of the first scenes they filmed.

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#10. According to Gosling, Cassavetes told him, "I want you to play this role because you're not like the other young actors out there in Hollywood. You're not handsome, you're not cool, you're just a regular guy who looks a bit nuts."

According to Gosling, Cassavetes told him, "I want you to play this role because you're not like the other young actors out there in Hollywood. You're not handsome, you're not cool, you're just a regular guy who looks a bit nuts."

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