Note: This article contains spoilers for the ending of Last Christmas.
Last Christmas director Paul Feig has opened up on the alternate ending that was cut from the movie.
In DVD/Blu-ray bonus features, the alternate finale sees Emilia Clarke's Kate giving a guided tour inspired by the 'look up' catchphrase used by Henry Golding's Tom, the ghost of the person who donated his heart to Kate when she was ill.
And according to Feig, that was originally meant to be the way the film ended, but it apparently didn't go down too well with test audiences.
"Well, originally that was the ending that came right after the concert, so the concert ended and then we were kind of four, six months later here and she is doing this thing carrying on the lesson she learned from Tom," the director told Collider.
"But what we found from our test audiences was that they didn't connect with it, because I don't really think they felt the connection enough to Tom from that, and so there was a lot of discontent about, well why's she a tour guide?"
He continued: "I'm very slavish about test audiences and kind of listening to what their hopes and dreams for a story are, what they're going to get out of it, and so really I just kind of felt like, 'Well, let's do something else.'
Instead, the ending they went with showed Kate, having been healed, simply having fun with her family in a more comedic moment.
Feig added: "We like the idea that that family's healed, but still everybody has their issues and their weirdness, so it's not a perfect ending, like it never is in life. But we love the image of Kate just being kind of in a better place in the spring and summertime at that park. So that's where that came from."
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