The charcoal drawing of Kate Winslet in James Cameron’s, Titanic was actually drawn by James Cameron.
Drive director Nicolas Winding Refn failed his driving test eight times.
Time Travel depictions in films and TV are banned in China.
Disney turned down the chance to make Back to the Future claiming the mother/son relationship was too risqué.
Joss Whedon co-wrote Toy Story. The character Rex the dinosaur was among his contributions to the film.
Novelist and screenwriter Nick Hornby is brother-in-law to novelist and screenwriter Robert Harris.
Heath Ledger almost broke Jake Gyllenhaal’s nose by grabbing his head and kissing him too hard in Brokeback Mountain.
Ridley Scott used The Who’s blue laser lighting to light the Alien egg chamber because they were in the next studio. Ingenuity +1
The Shawshank Redemption, #1 on imdb was the 51st highest grossing film in 94′, way behind Street Fighter (1994).
Kelly Clarkson appeared as an extra on Sabrina, the Teenage Witch a couple of months before auditioning for American Idol.
When Daniel Radcliffe found out he’d got the part of Harry Potter at the age of 11, his parents allowed him to stay up an extra half hour and watch Fawlty Towers to celebrate!
Zayn Malik didn’t have a passport before he was on X Factor.
Fight Club and Choke author Chuck Palahnuik can be glimpsed ever so briefly in the final scene of the latter. He's sitting next to Sam Rockwell on the plane.
Executive producer of Toy Story and Chief Pixar shareholder Steve Jobs picked Bob Dylan as his first choice to write and perform the soundtrack to the film over Randy Newman.
Cameron Diaz had no previous acting experience before she got the part in The Mask.
When a 10-year-old girl with cancer was too sick to see Up, Pixar flew an employee to her house with a DVD of the movie. She died seven hours after her private screening.
Before being an actor Bruce Willis worked as a private investigator.
In Saving Private Ryan, all of the main cast were given basic military training except Matt Damon, in the hope that the cast would build a resentment towards him necessary for the role.
The cigarette smoked by Sigourney Weaver in Avatar is completely CGI.
Jackie Chan provided the speaking and singing voice for Beast in the Chinese version of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast.
Cher Lloyd’s sister (Josie) does not like Cher’s song ‘Swagger Jagger’.
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