Friday, June 4, 2010


  • The highest paid actor today is Mr. Hancock himself, Will Smith. He’s actually worth 80 million dollars a movie. (my, that’s a lot!).
  • The highest paid actress on the other hand is Cameron Diaz at 50 million dollars per movie.
  • During his visit to London, the ever so famous Charlie Chaplin once received 73,000 letters in just two days! (his eyes really must have got tired!)
  • Zorro’s Catherine Zeta Jones has a candy family business but did not mainly give-in to her “sweet cravings” in spite their house was full of it.
  • In order to see how well he acts, producers and film organizers had to push the “slow motion” button to see Bruce Lee in action (Eat your heart out Daphne!)
  • As convincing as she is when acting, Julia Roberts’ left eye really tears up when she is nervous.
  • Main movie characters are three times more likely to smoke than others in reality.
  • The exposure of the Marlboro brand in the movies in the 90’s was ten times more than other cigarette brands.
  • Pixar and Walt Disney’s may have not noticed this as there was a 2/3 increase of the inclusion of tobacco use in animated and children’s films in 1996-97.
  • Then film producer Hal Wallis once said that the only sure thing in show business is an Elvis Presley movie.
  • That the original title of the Elvis movie “Love me tender” was oddly coined as “The Reno Brothers”.
  • A film reviewer once commented on Elvis’ acting and said that the good-looking guy suffers from itchy underwear and hot shoes (which raised him to stardom).
  • In the classic movie “Godfather”, an orange is always seen somewhere in the scene before someone is killed
  • “The Jazz Singer” (1927) is the first film to introduce dialogues.
  • The first movie to show a woman wearing nothing but bra is “The Psycho” (1960).
  • The first Technicolor film was “The Gulf Between Us” (1917).
  • Hollywood’s most perfect couple, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are considered one of the most powerful actor and actress in the world by Guinness Book of Records
  • James Bond stars are mostly 6 feet above in height (Daniel Craig excluded. He’s 5’10).
  • And these major role players should be or must have an Irish blood.
  • John Rambo, Rocky Balboa and Sylvester Stallone all share the same birthday – July 6.!!!!!
  • The real life Charlie Chaplin once tried out for a Charlie Chaplin look-alike contest. He never won as he finished third.

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