15 things you might not know about 'Grease' Music 25/11/2016 1/15 1. "Hopelessly Devoted To You" was added to the film after filming ended because the producers wanted Sandy to have a solo ballad. That went on to be the only song nominated for an Oscar. 2/15 2. Carrie Fisher was considered for the role of Sandy. 3/15 3. Even the background dancers had names, which included Bart, Bubba, Moose, and Sauce. 4/15 5/15 5. Grease had a product placement agreement with Coca-Cola. It fell through too late in the production process and any products that would have appeared in the films were blurred out. 6/15 6. Marty, played by Dinah Manoff, can't dance and sat out of every dance scene. 7/15 7.The creators of Grease almost made the movie animated instead of live action. 8/15 "You're The One That I Want" took just one afternoon to film! 9/15 9. Annette Charles, who played Cha Cha, checked herself out of the hospital to film the drag race scene, and then had emergency surgery that night from an ectopic pregnancy. 10/15 10. Cast members got sick after filming this scene because the water was stagnant and full of bacteria. 11/15 11. The lyrics "Elvis Elvis let me be, keep that pelvis far from me" in the song "Look at Me I'm Sandra Dee" was added in because Elvis Presley died the day they filmed that scene. 12/15 12. Even though the actors were portraying highschool students, they were actually much older in age. 13/15 13. Rizzo's "Hickeys from Kenickie" were actually real! Jeff Conaway, (who played Kenickie), insisted they be authentic, and gave them to her himself. 14/15 14. Jeff Conaway had a really big crush on Olivia Newton-John, and was nervous around her on set. He ended up marrying her sister. 15/15 15. Olivia Newton-John wasn't sure she'd make a convincing high-schooler, so she requested a screen test before she accepted the role. After shooting the "drive-in" scene, she was happy with how it looked and took the role.