Oscars Funny Moments: Chris Rock’s Opening Monologue: 2005 Oscars

Among Patrick Bateman's neighbours in the novel of American Psycho is one Tom Cruise (see also #66)

Sharlto Copley had not acted professionally before District 9 and had no intention of pursuing acting.

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.


Chris Rock's Opening Monologue: 2005 Oscars

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Did You Know That?
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A hyena biologist sued Disney for portraying hyenas as villains in The Lion King.

Walt Disney received one regular Oscar statue and seven smaller statues when Snow White and the Seven Dwarves won an honorary Academy Award.

Movie theater Popcorn costs more per ounce than filet mignon in U.S.A.

In Iron Man/Avengers, J.A.R.V.I.S is an acronym for “Just A Rather Very Intelligent System.”

The Russians made a movie version of The Hobbit in 1985 and it’s available on YouTube.

Bender from Futurama was named after John Bender from The Breakfast Club.

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

Pixie Lott was voted as No. 31 of the 100 Sexiest Women in the World by FHM.

Uncle Phil from Fresh Prince of Bel-Air was also the voice of Shredder from the original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles cartoon.

Since the filming for True Blood began, Stephen Moyer (Bill Compton) started dating his co-star Anna Paquin (Sookie Stackhouse).

When Harry Met Sally: Meg Ryan laughed at the Pecan Pie improv and looked at the director who told her to keep going.

Harry Potter's author J.K. Rowling lost her billionaire status because she donated so much of her money to charity.

Elvis Presley’s daughter, Lisa Marie, became the wife of Michael Jackson on May 26, 1994 but they divorced after 4 years.

William Goldman's original script title for Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid was The Sundance Kid and Butch Cassidy. The names were reversed when Paul Newman took on the role of Butch.

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.

In Harry Potter, Alan Rickman was the only person other than J.K. Rowling to know Snape was defending harry because he was in love with Lily Potter to make his performance genuine.

Nathan Sykes from The Wanted used to have a rabbit called Pikachu when he was younger.

Dan Akroyd's original script for Ghostbusters was set in a future where Ghostbusters were everyday figures of society like paramedics and firemen.


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