The 2009 move Up in the Air stars George Clooney as a frequent flyer who lays off workers for a living. That's sounds depressing, but the film is a story of emotional redemption that tugs at your heartstrings. It was both a critical and box office success. If you liked Up in the Air, you'll appreciate learning some of what went on behind the scenes.
10. Some of the fired people are not actors.
The director decided to use real people to get real emotions. You can tell who the actors are and who the real people are since the latter have no interaction at all with Clooney and Kendrick, as the director thought this would freak them out.
8. Clooney’s wardrobe for the movie fits into one suitcase.
That definitely suits the idea of his character and fits in with the backpack speech he gives throughout the movie.
There's more trivia about Up in the Air at TVOM.