• Comic and daytime television host Ellen DeGeneres was picked to host the Academy Awards for the second time on March 12, 2014.
  • Steven Spielberg put every actor in "Saving Private Ryan" through army training except for Matt Damon. He was intentionally not brought into the camp to make the rest of the group feel resentment towards the character.
  • Blake Anderson from 'Workaholics' proposed to his girlfriend right on the spot when he found out she was diagnosed with cancer.
  • In the movie Toy Story, Andy didn't have a father because human characters were too expensive to animate.
  • Dave Grohl used a Grammy as a doorstop as his door was always slamming shut for no reason, and he needed something to prop it open!
  • Not all IMAX screens are created equal.
    Biggest Screen: 75' x 97'
    Many multiplexes: 24' x 47'
  • COPS is an American documentary/reality legal series that started in 1989 is the longest-running television program that follows police officers, constables, and sheriff's deputies during patrols and other police activities.
  • Lawyers in Russia threatened to sue Warner Bros. because Dobby, the house elf closely resembled Russian president Vladimir Putin.
  • Bill Murray, John Travolta, and Chevy Chase all turned down the role of Forrest Gump.
  • In 2011, Johnny Depp earned more than $53 million to act in the 4th Pirates of the Caribbean movie.
    Previously the highest paycheck for a single movie had gone to Tom Hanks who received $50 million for his part in the Da Vinci Code.