Nighy told The Guardian , "We didn't all film together, but we had a big trailer park for all the cast. I thought it was simply to help her hear the script aloud and to my genuine surprise I was given the job. When Sarah Laura Linney takes her office crush Karl Rodrigo Santoro back to her flat, a crane shot reveals that her bedroom is perched above the first floor, with a half-wall serving as a sort of balcony. So Curtis provided it, creating an extra scene in reshoots that made it unmistakable that Sarah and Karl would not end up together. However, Curtis ended up casting Rowan Atkinson, who was not only a bigger star but a longtime friend from their college days; the two had previously worked together on Four Weddings and A Funeral, Mr. It was an amazing feat of acting. It was in this stage of his career that he was eyed for the role of Rufus, the jewelry salesman in Love Actually. R In this review, I would like to get a few things clear. Here are 24 things you might not have known about the hit film. Footage of passengers being welcomed and embraced by loved ones at Heathrow Airport was shot on location with hidden cameras for a week. In Four Weddings and a Funeral , also penned by Curtis, Grant's character Charles flirts with a woman at a wedding by mocking the terrible catering, only to discover she is the caterer.