• Hugh Jackman went without water for 36 hours before filming the opening scene of "Les Miserables".
  • Stargate was the first movie to have an official website.
  • The most extras ever used in a movie was 300,000, for the film Gandhi in 1981.
  • Saul Bellow kept his fiction separate from his essays and criticisms by using a two-typewriter system. Costly at first maybe, but it definitely kept him organised!
  • The Beatles had to stop touring because their music couldn't be amplified loud enough to play over the screaming fans.
  • Tom Hardy (Bane) needed 3 inch heels to be the same height as Christian Bale so he could "look him in the eyes" in Batman.
  • Betty White has been nominated for an Emmy in six different decades.
  • The Oscars given out during World War II were made of plaster because metal was scarce.
  • While Pierce Brosnan was under contract to play James Bond, he was not allowed to wear a tuxedo in any other non-Bond movie.
  • Neil Armstrong and the Apollo XI crew have moons on the Hollywood Walk of Fame instead of stars!