They had changed a lot because, as Kunis said in an earlier interview,. I didn't know that I was supposed to meet his friend until much later. And Kunis and Kutcher begin to kiss at the party, in private. And then we ran into each other at a party, at an award show. She stated in 2011 that her parents had "amazing jobs", and that she "was very lucky" and the family was "not poor"; they had decided to leave the USSR because they saw "no future" there for Mila and her brother. Though they eventually figured it out, the producers still thought Kunis was the best fit for the role.
Director Darren Aronofsky cast Kunis in the film based on her performance in Forgetting Sarah Marshall, and on the recommendation of co-star and close friend Natalie Portman.Kunis underwent training in guns, boxing, and martial arts for her role.Director John Moore defended his choice of Kunis saying, "Mila just bowled us over.....Ex-husband Bruce Willis and about 100 other guests attended. 17, 2011, Demi issued a statement that "with a heavy heart" she was ending the couple's six-year marriage. In 1991, at the age of seven, she moved from Soviet Ukraine to the United States with her family.