- France's Culture Ministry has granted permission for the film crew to film inside the Louvre (as seen above)(which means that the film is shot on location, adding a layer of authenticity to the movie).
- Julie Delpy (Before Sunset) and Kate Beckinsale (Underworld Evolution) were two of the original people thought of for the role of Sophie. Sophie Marceau (Anthony Zimmer), Audrey Tautou (The Russian Dolls, A Very Long Engagement), Virginie Ledoyen (The Beach), Judith Godrèche , and Linda Hardy were auditioned for the role of Sophie Neveu. Against the odds, Audrey Tautou was offered the part.
- Author Dan Brown named main character Robert Langdon after John Langdon, a close friend and typography master who worked with Brown on an ambigram logo for another of his books, "Angels And Demons".
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