The 1978 film Grease is based on the Broadway musical of the same namesake. The film went on to become one the highest grossing musical films of all time. It was so popular that it even spawned its own sequel. Grease has since become a staple in pop culture history. With the upcoming FOX broadcasting of Grease: Live!, which stars Julianne Hough and Aaron Tveit, it’s time to look at some interesting facts about the film which has its own cult following.
Olivia Newton-John was sewed into those now famous leather pants. She was literally sewn into the pants every morning they were shooting the scenes.
Majority of the actors in the film were well into their mid 20s and early 30s. In other words, they were entirely too old to be portraying high school students.