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The fountain with dogs shown in ‘Paris’ is located in Berczy Park, Toronto, Canada. The fountain, by landscape architect Claude Cormier, was added to the park in 2017. It features 27 cast iron dogs, one rather scared cat, and a large bone.22 of 23 found this interesting | Share thisDespite taking place in Chicago, much of the film was shot in Toronto, Canada. During the scene when they are in the dinosaur museum, that is in fact the Royal Ontario Museum in downtown Toronto.33 of 36 found this interesting | Share thisThe balcony scene is a reference to Spy Game (2001) which, in turn, is likely a reference to a training technique done in Mossad.33 of 39 found this interesting | Share thisWas originally slated for August 23, 2019 opening theatrically but was changed to a release date in 2020.27 of 38 found this interesting | Share thisMy Spy made its U.S. premiere in June 2020 on Amazon Prime Video labeled as an Amazon Original. According to Slashfilm, STX Entertainment pushed My Spy’s original theatrical release date of August 23, 2019, to March 2020 to avoid overlapping another Dave Bautista film and STX’s family friendly Playmobil Movie. The March release was pushed back another month, to April, 2020, to take advantage of the Trolls World Tour release date that opened up when the Trolls sequel was moved to digital release because of the coronavirus pandemic. Ironically, that resulted in My Spy’s own digital premiere when the health crisis shut down theaters across the U.S. According to Deadline, My Spy earned about $5 million in its brief international release.13 of 17 found this interesting | Share thisInitially intended for theatrical release, this became an Amazon Original on Amazon Prime Video. Actor Nicola Correia Damude also appears in two Amazon Original series, Annedroids and Dino Dana.8 of 12 found this interesting | Share thisDave Bautista and Ken Jeong also appeared in Avengers: Endgame (2019).25 of 62 found this interesting | Share thisDave Bautista and Parisa Fitz-Henley are both in MCU. Bautista is Drax in Guardian of Galaxy, Parisa is Reva in Jessica JonesIs this interesting? | Share this

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The trivia item below may give away important plot points.The viral video posted showing JJ (Dave Bautista) and Kate (Parisa Fitz-Henley) dancing referred to him as Hulk and her as Meghan Markle. Parisa did play Meghan in Harry & Meghan: A Royal Romance (2018).