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Here's Why There's A Tim Hortons Cameo In "Trainwreck"

Featuring Daniel Radcliffe and dogs!

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The Amy Schumer film Trainwreck puts three very important things together: Daniel Radcliffe, a dog, and a Tim Horton's coffee cup.

The first two make total sense. His character is a dog walker. Thus, Daniel Radcliffe and dogs.

Lots of dogs.

Lots of dogs.

But why would a Judd Apatow film have a Timmie's cup? Is he a secret Canuckophile who loves all things Canadian?

It was no accident, according to Trainwreck's prop master, Jim Mazzola.

"You do 80 movies, you get tired of seeing the same stuff," he told BuzzFeed Canada. "Tim Hortons was just something unusual. But it is a New York product now."

Yes, Tim Hortons is available in the U.S. And in Classic Canadian-spotting fashion, the chain's American Twitter account jumped all over the tweet showing Radclife and their cup.

@danradcliffecom @JuddApatow Love seeing the Tim Hortons cup on the set of "Trainwreck" can't wait to see the film!

Mazzola said he had never heard of the coffee chain, but soon discovered it was available in New York, where the film is set.

"It was funny because a lot of people knew about the company," he said. "I didn't."

He said Apatow made the final call to use Tim Hortons.

"We're used to using Dunkin' Donuts or Starbucks," he said. "It's a minute little prop but it plays a big part when you're in front of the camera."

Case closed.

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