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.
Tom Hanks had an asteroid named after him which was called “12818 tomhanks”.
Alred Hitchcock's Psycho was the first American film to show a toilet flushing.
Kelly Clarkson appeared as an extra on Sabrina, the Teenage Witch a couple of months before auditioning for American Idol.
Sharlto Copley had not acted professionally before District 9 and had no intention of pursuing acting.
Chuck Norris’ first name is actually Carlos.
Ryan Gosling was asked to audition for boy band Backstreet Boys but he turned it down.
The original cut of The Wolf of Wallstreet had over four hours worth of content so had to be cut further.
Elvis Presley was a natural blonde.
Franz Ferdinand were the original choice to play the band at the Hogwarts Yule Ball.
Mickey Mouse, Goofy, and Donald Duck can all be seen making a brief cameo in The Little Mermaid.
Matt Damon had to lose 40 pounds for the movie Courage Under Fire.
The dinosaur noises in the "Jurassic Park" movie were made from recordings of tortoise sex.
Tim Allen was a convicted drug dealer before becoming famous.
Forbes magazine places Steven Spielberg’s personal net worth at $3.0 billion!
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.
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 names of the main characters in Frozen sound out the name of the author of the original story the movie is based on. Hans, Kristoff, Anna, Sven = Hans Christian Andersen.
The stunt doubles for Charlize Theron and Tom Hardy in the movie "Mad Max: Fury Road" fell in love on set and got married.
Production on Dreamworks’ Antz was sped up so that it would release before Pixar’s A Bug’s Life after the head of Pixar, John Lasseter, told his friend Jeffrey Katzenberg, the head of Dreamworks, about his film, which had already been in production for years.
Star Wars was originally prefixed by the definite article ‘The’.
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