20 facts from the filming of cult films, which were not even known to film fans

20 facts from the filming of cult films, which were not even known to film fans

Behind the scenes of the set a lot of interesting things are going on, but not everything remains the secret of filmmaking.

One of the biggest scenery ever built for filming is the main hall of the Ministry of Magic in the Harry Potter series. For the construction of the facility, it took 20 weeks, and inside the ministry built, about fifty double-decker London buses could fit.
The cartoon "The Lion King" was originally called "The King of the Jungle", but in the process of creating the cartoon was renamed. The reason is simple: lions do not live in the jungle, they live in savannas.
Remember the communicator with whom Qui-Gon Jinn spoke in the movie “Star Wars. Episode I: The Phantom Menace? The filmmakers decided not to bother much: they simply took the Gillette women's safety razor and improved it a bit.

After the release of the movie “Scream”, sales of telephones with the number identifier increased more than 3 times. Of course, the main character of the film is a telephone maniac.
The painting “Obsession”, which tells about a young and talented drummer, was remembered by many for the dedication and talent of the protagonist. To achieve such persuasiveness, during the filming of rehearsals, the director did not specifically stop the process, so that the actor Miles Teller drummed to the point of exhaustion.
In the film “Escape from the Shawshank” in the documents with the refusal for the early release of Red, we see a photo of Alfonso Freeman, the son of actor Morgan Freeman, who performed the role.

When selling the rights to film his books, Stephen King tries to support young directors: most of his contracts are $ 1. For example, he sold the rights to the film “Escape from the Shoushenk” to Frank Darabont for $ 1,000, received a check for it, but so did not cashed. A few years after the film was released, King found the check, framed it and sent it by mail to the director with the words: “If you suddenly need money to get out of prison on bail, then here they are!”
The first “Die Hard” is a screen version of the book “Nothing lasts forever,” which has the first part called “Detective”.She was filmed in 1968, the main role played by Frank Sinatra. He was offered the role of John McClain in “Die Hard”, but the actor refused, because he was already 73 years old. And the role went to Bruce Willis, making him a real Hollywood star.
Actress Sophie Turner, who played the role of Sansa in the series “The Game of Thrones”, took the dog to her home, which in the plot of the 1st season was the trailer of her heroine.

The budget of the film “Pulp Fiction” was small: only $ 8 million. It is curious that as much as $ 5 million of them went to the salary of the actors.
According to the creators of the film “Alien”, they wrote the role of Ripley exclusively as a man’s. But in the end, it was decided to turn Ripley into a woman, because the audience of those years least expected that the only survivor could become a woman.
The creation of a poster for the film “Home Alone”, where Kevin McAllister holds his head, was inspired by the famous Edward Munch painting “The Scream”.

Once during the filming of the Terminator, Arnold Schwarzenegger went to dinner and only in a restaurant he remembered that he had come to the institution in his awesome makeup: with a missing eye, a broken jaw and burnt skin.
The plot of the film “Always say yes” is based on a biographical book of Danny Wallace, a British writer, producer and journalist who spent 6 months answering only “yes”. The writer himself starred in a cameo in a hen party scene.
The creation of the image and design of Eva from the cartoon "WALL-E" was done by Joe Ive - the permanent designer of Apple, who created the iPod, iMac and iPhone as we used to see them.

During the filming of the film "The Dogs of a Dog", Tim Roth sometimes had to lie in a pool of artificial blood for so long that it dried out and stuck it tightly. As a result, the actor had to literally tear off from the floor.
The word "Mafia" was never mentioned in The Godfather. This insisted real mafia, which advised the creators of the picture.
In the film “Moulin Rouge!” Nicole Kidman wore the most expensive necklace in the history of cinema. It was encrusted with 1,308 diamonds, and the value of the jewel was estimated at about $ 1 million.

During the filming of "The Gangs of New York" directed by Martin Scorsese demanded maximum naturalness. Therefore, Cameron Diaz had to really beat Leonardo DiCaprio in the face.Later, the actor complained: “Cameron has a hard blow. After a few takes, my face went numb and my head went blank. ”
During the shooting of the film “Rain Man” Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise doubted that the film would bring together a good box office, and even jokingly called him “Two scammers in the car.” However, the picture was a success, and according to some reports, it was even one of Princess Diana’s favorite films.

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  • 20 facts from the filming of cult films, which were not even known to film fans

    20 facts from the filming of cult films, which were not even known to film fans

    20 facts from the filming of cult films, which were not even known to film fans

    20 facts from the filming of cult films, which were not even known to film fans

    20 facts from the filming of cult films, which were not even known to film fans

    20 facts from the filming of cult films, which were not even known to film fans

    20 facts from the filming of cult films, which were not even known to film fans

    20 facts from the filming of cult films, which were not even known to film fans

    20 facts from the filming of cult films, which were not even known to film fans

    20 facts from the filming of cult films, which were not even known to film fans

    20 facts from the filming of cult films, which were not even known to film fans

    20 facts from the filming of cult films, which were not even known to film fans

    20 facts from the filming of cult films, which were not even known to film fans

    20 facts from the filming of cult films, which were not even known to film fans

    20 facts from the filming of cult films, which were not even known to film fans

    20 facts from the filming of cult films, which were not even known to film fans

    20 facts from the filming of cult films, which were not even known to film fans

    20 facts from the filming of cult films, which were not even known to film fans

    20 facts from the filming of cult films, which were not even known to film fans

    20 facts from the filming of cult films, which were not even known to film fans

    20 facts from the filming of cult films, which were not even known to film fans

    20 facts from the filming of cult films, which were not even known to film fans

    20 facts from the filming of cult films, which were not even known to film fans

    20 facts from the filming of cult films, which were not even known to film fans

    20 facts from the filming of cult films, which were not even known to film fans

    20 facts from the filming of cult films, which were not even known to film fans

    20 facts from the filming of cult films, which were not even known to film fans

    20 facts from the filming of cult films, which were not even known to film fans

    20 facts from the filming of cult films, which were not even known to film fans

    20 facts from the filming of cult films, which were not even known to film fans

    20 facts from the filming of cult films, which were not even known to film fans

    20 facts from the filming of cult films, which were not even known to film fans

    20 facts from the filming of cult films, which were not even known to film fans

    20 facts from the filming of cult films, which were not even known to film fans

    20 facts from the filming of cult films, which were not even known to film fans

    20 facts from the filming of cult films, which were not even known to film fans

    20 facts from the filming of cult films, which were not even known to film fans

    20 facts from the filming of cult films, which were not even known to film fans

    20 facts from the filming of cult films, which were not even known to film fans

    20 facts from the filming of cult films, which were not even known to film fans

    20 facts from the filming of cult films, which were not even known to film fans

    20 facts from the filming of cult films, which were not even known to film fans

    20 facts from the filming of cult films, which were not even known to film fans

    20 facts from the filming of cult films, which were not even known to film fans

    20 facts from the filming of cult films, which were not even known to film fans

    20 facts from the filming of cult films, which were not even known to film fans

    20 facts from the filming of cult films, which were not even known to film fans

    20 facts from the filming of cult films, which were not even known to film fans

    20 facts from the filming of cult films, which were not even known to film fans

    20 facts from the filming of cult films, which were not even known to film fans

    20 facts from the filming of cult films, which were not even known to film fans

    20 facts from the filming of cult films, which were not even known to film fans