Introducing The SinCast – A CinemaSins Podcast

Francis Ford Coppola would read passages of Heart of Darkness to Marlon Brando on the fractious set of Apocalypse Now after learning the actor had never read the source material.

Indian actor Brahmanandam Kanneganti had a role in more than 1000 films a world record.

Ryan Gosling was cast as Noah in The Notebook because the director wanted someone “not handsome.”


Introducing The SinCast - A CinemaSins Podcast

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Did You Know That?
Did You Know That?

There is a sound effect called the Wilhelm Scream that has been used in over 200 movies and TV shows since 1951.

An original ending for the classic serial killer film Seven saw Detective Somerset (Morgan Freeman) shooting John Doe (Kevin Spacey). This was followed with the cringeworthy kiss off line, “I'm retiring”. In a move that may well re-establish your faith in a God the scene was storyboarded but never filmed.

The Emperor’s New Groove was originally a much more serious and dramatic film called Kingdom of the Sun.

Disney actually made several “Fit-It Felix, Jr.” arcade games to promote Wreck-It Ralph. The machines come complete with wear and tear to make it seem as though they were made in the 1980s.

Quentin Tarentino was originally going to use the song Wise Man by Frank Ocean in Django Unchained but chose not to

Dirk Diggler's penis in Boogie Nights measured 13 inches, half an inch more than its inspiration, John Holmes. Michael Fassbender's wang has yet to be measured. Except, presumably, by Michael Fassbender.

The production of Disney's film Tangled was more expensive than Avatar's production.

Miley Cyrus first tried out for Hannah Montana at the age of 11. She was denied due to her age.

Morgan Freeman’s line, in Shawshank Redemption “Maybe it’s ’cause I’m an Irish” is not a joke. In the novel ‘Red’ really is Irish.

Paranormal Activity cost $15000 to make and has grossed $210 million so far.

The whole Harry Potter series contains 199 chapters 4 224 pages and 1 090 739 words and has been made into 19 hours and 39 minutes of film.

Justin Bieber states that he is a supporter of President Obama.

Jennifer Lopez was the first actress to have a movie and an album hit number one in the same week.

The name of the band isn't mentioned once in The Beatles' first feature, A Hard Day's Night.

Fantasia (1940) was originally a short called The Sorcerers Apprentice, but Walt Disney overspent on the score and decided to make it feature length film rather than waste money.

In 1982, Spileberg's kids classic stayed in the US top ten for ten months.

Taylor Swift had her first kiss at age 15.

Mickey Mouse, Goofy, and Donald Duck can all be seen making a brief cameo in The Little Mermaid.


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