Oscars Funny Moments: Steve Martin hosting the Oscars®

Tom Hanks had an asteroid named after him which was called “12818 tomhanks”.

Jared Leto spent most of his early childhood travelling with his family across America.

Ripley's daughter in the Special Edition of Aliens is played by Sigourney Weaver's mum.


Steve Martin hosting the Oscars®

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

Orson Welles directed much of Citizen Kane from a wheelchair, after injuring himself on set.

The sirens heard in the casino scene in Swingers were police on their way to stop the film makers who were shooting without a permit.

Michael Smiley aka Tyres from Spaced can be seen as one of the zombies outside The Winchester in Shaun of the Dead in full Tyres get-up.

In a 2003 poll in Empire magazine, Dick Van Dyke’s Cockney accent in Mary Poppins came in second in a list of the worst accents.

To thank Robin Williams for his work on Aladdin, Disney sent him a late Pablo Picasso painting.

Those who own the DVD of Dodgeball will be aware that the happy-go-lucky finale full of lesbians and treasure may well have ended on more of a bleak note, simply cutting as Ben Stiller's White Goodman connects a ball right in Vince Vaughn's oversized face.

President Obama has read every Harry Potter book.

Paramount super producer Robert Towne was adamant he wanted Francis Ford Coppola to make The Godfather even though the director was uninterested in the project. Coppola acquiesced when he decided to make it a film about American capitalism and not “the mafia”.

Otto Frank wrote Audrey Hepburn asking her to portray his daughter Anne in the movie "The Diary of Anne Frank". Audrey kindly declined the part.

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

Within’ three days, The Hunger Games became the highest grossing film for Lionsgate Movies.

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.

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.

Pulp members Jarvis Cocker and Steve Mackey and Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood and Phil Selway were four of The Weird Sisters in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. Jason Buckle (All Seeing I) and Steven Claydon (Add n to (x)) completed the line up.

Katy Perry‘s cat’s name is Kitty Purry.

Nicki Minaj’s full name is Onika Tanya Maraj.

101 Dalmatians, Peter Pan, Lady and the Tramp, and Mulan are among the only animated Disney films where both parents are present and don’t die during the course of the movie.


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