The character of Brett, is actually bisexual not gay. You can tell from his haircut. Lucy Hale did method acting for this movie. She killed several small dogs and cats leading up to the filming for this. Its actually impossible to cut out your own tongue- the director of the movie had to do it for Sam during the final shot. The screams the audience hears is real screams since his tongue actually got removed. The actor that plays Sam cant talk anymore. Sam is now an activist for the mute. Lucy Hale inspired him. Lucy Hale coined the term Social Justice Warrior. She is so brave
Lucy Hale was invited to the royal wedding. She declined.