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AUSTIN POWERS: THE SPY WHO SHAGGED ME

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FROM THE DECLASSIFIED FILES: OTHER RELEVANT AGENTS, ASSASSINS AND ANNOYING CHILDREN

FROM THE SHAGGING FILES: FELICITY SHAGWELL AND OTHER BEAUTIFUL BIRDS

"On the swinger scale from one to ten she's about a 25," says Mike Myers. "This time Austin Powers might have met his match."

Giving off incendiary sparks as the '60s super-chick is Heather Graham, who earned critical acclaim for her recent roles as Rollergirl in Boogie Nights, and her co-starring role in Two Girls and a Guy. She was brought into the film by producer John Lyons, who worked with her on Boogie Nights.

Heather was encouraged by Myers and Roach to go on her own reconnaissance mission, deep into the history of '60s sexual icons: from Barbarella to Ursula Andress' tantalizing character in Dr. No. "They recommended a bunch of Sixties movies for me to watch," she recalls, "like Dr. No, The Seventh Victim and this Italian spy movie Danger Diabolique. But basically I'm just a swinging chick that is in love with Austin Powers because he's the hottest man to walk the planet and I aspire to be a female version of him."

Summarizes Jay Roach: "There is something about Heather that is very sixties and very, very sexy."

FROM THE DECLASSIFIED FILES: OTHER RELEVANT AGENTS, ASSASSINS AND ANNOYING CHILDREN

BASIL EXPOSITION:

Returning on the side of right in The Spy Who Shagged Me is veteran British actor Michael York as Basil Exposition, the head of British Intelligence. "I think Basil has a soft spot for Austin even though he's outrageous and insubordinate at times," says York, "and I feel rather the same way about him. In a way they've grown up together; they were there in the Sixties. So there is a 'bond,' to use a loaded word. And I must say that's not hard to play because I find Mike Myers enormously affectionate in this creation. I mean Austin may be lewd and outrageous at times, but he's terribly endearing."

SCOTT EVIL:

Returning on the side of wrong are such characters as Scott Evil, Dr. Evil's pubescent son, played by Seth Green as a model of Generation X angst. "Scott's a very, very confused individual as if you can't tell from his clothing," says Green. "I play him as a kid who is equally torn between hating his father and having a need for a relationship with him. Everything he does is a cry for attention. Plus he's also the voice of reason. He's the guy who says the things nobody usually says to movie fiends, like 'hey, why don't you just shoot him instead of slowly dipping him in a pool of ravenous laser-outfitted sharks?' Nobody else is very understated in this film, so it's fun to play the straight man."

In addition to his relationship with his father, Scott Evil has to contend with the new Mini-Me, who seems to have usurped his role as the rotten apple of his father's eye.

"Verne, Mike and Seth came up with a lot of very funny things for the Dr. Evil/Mini-Me/Scott relationship," remarks John Lyons. "There was just a suggestion that there was going to be a sibling rivalry between Scott and Mini-Me, but Verne and Mike and Seth just took off with it. And I think it's some of the funniest stuff in the film."

FRAU FARBISSINA:

Mindy Sterling, a noted improv actress and performer, also brings new layers of complexity to her portrayal of Dr. Evil's henchwoman and possible heartbreaker, Frau Farbissina. "Frau is Dr. Evil's loyal, sexually ambiguous sidekick," explains Sterling. "It's<

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