Get ready for some fabulous Going in Style movie trivia that you really need to know! This upcoming heist movie looks like it’s going to be insanely hilarious! If you haven’t heard, Going in Style is an upcoming comedy heist movie that stars Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine and Alan Arkin. The movie is a remake of the 1979 movie of the same name and will hit theaters on April 7, 2017. Here is some interesting trivia about Going in Style.
Going in Style Movie Trivia
Morgan Freeman, who plays the role of Willie and Michael Caine, who plays the role of Joe, have starred in 5 other movies together before this one. Freeman played the role of Lucius Fox, while Caine played the role of Alfred Pennyworth in the 2005 Batman Begins, the 2008 The Dark Knight and the 2012 The Dark Knight Rises. In the 2013 movie Now You See Me and the 2016 Now You See Me 2, Freeman played the role of Thaddeus Bradley and Caine played the role of Arthur Tressler.
Going in Style’s movie director is Zach Braff. Braff is by no means a stranger to the world of movies. He directed the 2004 Garden State and the 2014 Wish I Was Here. He also did the voice of Chicken Little in the 2005 movie Chicken Little and the voice of Frank/Finley in the 2013 movie Oz the Great and Powerful.
While Morgan Freeman and George Burns have never been in a movie together, they both have played the role of God in movies. In the 2003 movie Bruce Almighty, Freeman plays the role of God, while in the 1977 movie Oh God, Burns plays the role of God.
While Morgan Freeman and Alan Arkin have never worked together on a movie before, Michael Caine and Alan Arkin have. In the 1967 movie Woman Times Seven, Caine plays the role of Handsome Stranger and Arkin plays the role of Fred.
The 3 main stars of the 2017 movie version of Going in Style and the 3 main stars of the 1979 movie version, are all Academy Award winners, except for Lee Strasberg, who only received an Oscar nomination. Morgan Freeman won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Eddie Dupris in the 2004 Million Dollar Baby. Michael Caine won 2 Oscars for Best Supporting Actor: for his role as Eliot in the 1986 Hannah and Her Sisters and for his role as Dr. Wilbur Larch in the 1999 The Cider House Rules. Alan Arkin won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Edwin Hoover in the 2006 Little Miss Sunshine. Lee Strasberg was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Hyman Roth in the 1974 The Godfather Part II. Art Carney won the Oscar for Best Actor for his role as Harry Coombes in the 1974 Harry and Tonto. And George Burns won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Al Lewis in the 1975 The Sunshine Boys.