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The Seat Filler (2004)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 20 July 2005 (USA)
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Romance and drama occur after a pop superstar falls for an audience member -- a seat filler posing as an attorney -- at a music awards show.

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Nick Castle
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Duane Martin ... Derrick
Kelly Rowland ... Jhnelle
DeRay Davis ... E.J.
Mel B ... Sandie (as Melanie Brown)
Patrick Fischler ... Irwin
Christian Copelin ... Kenny
Shemar Moore ... Trent
Denise Dowse ... Derrick's Mom
Glynn Turman ... Derrick's Dad
Kyla Pratt ... Diona
Michael Chinyamurindi Michael Chinyamurindi ... Nail (as Michael Hinyamurindi)
Curtis Armstrong ... LaJean
Romy Rosemont ... Vicki
Julie Mintz ... Carrie
Tony Lee ... Waiter
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Storyline

In The Seat Filler, Derrick (Martin) is a struggling law student who takes a job as an awards show seatfiller to make ends meet. One day, he is seated next to the beautiful pop superstar Jnelle (Rowland), who mistakes him for a well-known industry executive. With an instant chemistry, the unlikely pair begin to date. But Derrick must scale creative heights to keep up the charade. When the couple begins to fall for each other, Derrick must chose between his conscience and the love of his life. Written by MomentumX

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Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexual dialogue and a drug reference
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 July 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Amor por Acaso See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Budget:

$8,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This movie was directed by Nick Castle who is famous for playing Michael Myers in the Halloween franchise directed by John Carpenter. Carpenter also directed the original 1980 version of "The Fog". In the 2005 remake of that film, the co-star of this film, DeRay Davis, also starred in that remake as a character who is best friends with another character named Nick Castle. That aforementioned character was named after the director of this film, The Seat Filler, Nick Castle. See more »

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Vicki: My name is Vicki Curtis. And you are here to be Seat Fillers. Your job is to make sure the audience never looks empty. Because without you it would look like missing teeth. We, ladies and gentlemen, we complete the smile of Hollywood. All right ya bunch of nobodies, pull out your Seat Filler rule books and read along with me. No chewing gum. No bright colors. No hats, cellphones, or pagers. No gassy foods the night before. And never ever remove your blue ribbon, it's how we ...
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15 August 2005 | by TBTBMSee all my reviews

I happen to be a man that likes the romantic movies. I developed this affection from watching the old-school stuff with Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Cary Grant, Doris Day, et 'al. I liked this movie a lot. It was marvelously funny, sentimental, interesting, simply a fun movie. Hollywood would do good to allow such movies to go to major theaters. It has very little profanity. I mean it uses language you can take a 13 yr. old to without cringing. No blatant skin showing or violence. Good solid movie. I went to the premier of this movie in Washington, D.C. The audience had a ball with it. DeRay Davis is "off-the-hook". Kelly Rowland is beautiful. Duane Martin is well directed and believable. The rest of the cast fits in well and are not annoying.


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