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Fun Facts About 'Elf'

Fun Facts About 'Elf'

Jim Carrey was initially eyed to play Buddy the elf in Elf. This included stop-motion animation, and using forced perspective to make Buddy look like a giant among his elf peers. To play the bubbly baby version of the titular elf, Favreau had initially cast twin boys whose blonde curly hair made them great little doubles for the mop-topped Ferrell. In December of 2013, he told USA TODAY, \"I just think it would look slightly pathetic if I tried to squeeze back in the elf tights: Buddy the middle-aged elf.\" From November 2010 to January 2011, Elf the musical ran on Broadway, boasting songs like \"World's Greatest Dad,\" \"Nobody Cares About Santa,\" and \"The Story of Buddy The Elf.\"

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