Top 10 Actors Who Broke Type-Casting

Showgirls still holds the record for most Razzie (anti-Oscars) nominations with 13. Paul Verhoeven was the first director to collect the award for Worst Picture in person.

The floating pen in Kubricks 2001: A Space Odyssey wasn’t done with CGI, but camera trickery using glass and tape.

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


Top 10 Actors Who Broke Type-Casting

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In Raiders of the Lost Ark, when Indy shoots the Arab swordsman, he was originally meant to fight him, but Harrison Ford was too ill to fight ‘properly.’

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

Disney once hired 11 little people to dress up as Pinocchio and greet children. After being left with an entire day’s worth of food and wine, the actors ended up naked and screaming obscenities at the crowd at the film’s premiere by mid-afternoon.

In the original script "Rocky" ended with Rocky throwing the fight and opening a pet store for Adrian with the money he made.

When Mark Zuckerberg posts his art essay question on Facebook during The Social Network his alias can be seen as one Tyler Durden.

Frank Oz was the voice for Yoda, Miss Piggy and Cookie Monster.

Dan Aykroyd’s first script for Ghostbusters was set in the future and Ghostbusters were completely normal, like paramedics and firemen.

Peter O’Toole was nominated for eight performance Oscars and didn’t win a single one.

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

The time traveling machine in the movie "Back to the Future" was originally supposed to be a refrigerator.

Micheal Jackson loved Mexican food, later in his life he loved KFC’s fried chicken.

The US title for the exceptionally wonderful A Matter of Life and Death was Stairway to Heaven. The UK had no stairway. Denied.

Brad Pitt is a supporter of same-sex marriage.

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.

Kim Kardashian starred in the 2008 film spoof Disaster Movie as Lisa.

In the Stephen King novella for The Shawshank Redemption, Morgan Freeman's Red is described as a white Irishman. The script sees Red sarcastically quip, “Maybe it's cause I'm Irish” as a nod to the change.

The voice actress behind Lilo in Lilo & Stitch, Daveigh Chase, also played Samara in The Ring.

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


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