Pursuit of Happyness
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Interview & Articles with Chris Gardner
Pursuit of Happyness is based on a true story of Chris Gardner
- ARTICLE: Own Your Happyness: A Q&A With Chris Gardner (Forbes)
- VIDEO: Interview by iClif Leadership and Governance Centre
- The homeless people, who worked as extras, received a full day's pay at minimum wage ($8.62 per hour) and free catered meals. For some, it was the first money they had made in a while.
- Dan Castellaneta, who voices Homer Simpson on The Simpsons (1989), co-stars in the film as one of Gardner's superiors and requests a donut from Gardener. This is a nod to Casellaneta's animated counterpart who shares a similar taste for donuts.
- Jaden Smith, who plays Chris Gardner's son, is Will Smith's real-life son. Christopher is Jaden's middle name.
- The title "The Pursuit of Happyness" is intentionally misspelled because it appears the same way on the outer wall of Christopher Jr.'s daycare center.