Michael Jackson wanted to do a Harry Potter musical but J.K. Rowling said no.
Sulley from Monsters, Inc. originally had tentacles instead of legs. They were changed because it was thought tentacles would be distracting. The second version of the character was designed with legs, but no arms.
Also, Andy didn’t have a dad in Toy Story because human characters were expensive and difficult to animate.
Movie trailers used to play after the film.
The actor who did the voice for Bambi as a young boy, Donnie Dunagan, went on to become the youngest drill instructor in Marines history. Technically, Bambi served three tours in Vietnam.
Technically, alcohol and the resulting hallucinations are what unlock Dumbo’s potential in Dumbo. Go booze.
James Woods fired his agent upon learning – after the movie was shot – that Quentin Tarantino wanted him for a part in Reservoir Dogs.
Lady Gaga has more Facebook fans than Barack Obama and Justin Bieber!
Harry Potter and author JK Rowling share the same birthday.
After his character was shot in the foot by Joe Pesci in Goodfellas, Michael Imperioli's Christopher got fictional retribution by shooting a baker in the foot in The Sopranos. His kiss-off line? “It happens”.
Morgan Freeman didn't appear in a movie until age 34 and didn't get a big role until he was 52 with Driving Miss Daisy and Glory.
Bob Dylan took his stage name from Welsh poet Dylan Thomas.
P!nk’s real name is Alecia Beth Moore.
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King won all 11 Academy Awards it was nominated for.
Miley Cyrus first tried out for Hannah Montana at the age of 11. She was denied due to her age.
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.
Ursula from The Little Mermaid is said to be inspired by the drag queen Divine.
Drive director Nicolas Winding Refn failed his driving test eight times.
Disney planned to produce a wine to market the release of Ratatouille. The California Wine Institute warned them not to advertise alcohol with cartoon characters, and the plan was scrapped.
Robert Downey Jr. claims that Burger King saved his life from his drug addiction.
Eminem originally wanted to become a comic-book artist.
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