While Pixar was working on Toy Story 2, an employee accidentally ran a Unix command that deleted all the work they had done on the film. Luckily, one pregnant animator had a copy of the data on her home computer so she could work on the movie while caring for her new baby.
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.
Ryan Gosling was asked to audition for boy band Backstreet Boys but he turned it down.
Rihanna’s first name is Robyn.
The idea for the poster for The Usual Suspects came before any script or story.
The group Abba was originally intended to do the music for The Lion King, but they weren’t available, so Disney went with Elton John.
World speed reading champion Anne Jones read all 607 pages of the last Harry Potter book in just 47 minutes.
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!
That means that Tangled cost more to make than James Cameron’s Avatar.
Cameron Diaz broke her nose in a surfing accident in Hawaii on her birthday in 2003.
Justin Bieber weighed 7 pounds 11 ounces when he was born.
The vultures from The Jungle Book were intended to be voiced by the Beatles.
Over 500 girls have been named Hermione since the first 'Harry Potter' movie came out.
Hasbro denied Pixar the use of GI Joe in Toy Story when found that the GI Joe doll was going to be blown up by Sid.
The word "mafia" is never mentioned in the film version of The Godfather because the actual mafia demanded it.
Worldwide ticket sales for the Saw franchise put it at just shy of a billion dollars, making it the highest earning horror franchise globally.
The Movie "Paranormal Activity" cost less than $15 000 to make but grossed over $193 000 000.
The arty charcoal pic of Kate Winslet's boobs in Titanic? Drawn by one James Cameron.
Enya was James Cameron's first choice to compose the music for Titanic.
Jaden Smith’s middle names are Christopher and Syre.
Author J. K. Rowling wrote the final chapter of the last Harry Potter book in 1990 7 years before the release of the first book.
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