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The Movie Jeepers Creepers was Based on an Episode of Unsolved Mystery

Victor Salva wrote and directed the 2001 horror film Jeepers Creepers. Gina Philips and Justin Long play Patricia Trish and Darry Jenner, two college siblings being chased by the Creeper, a diabolical serial killer played by Jonathan Breck. But what was Jeepers Creepers based on? There is a real-life inspiration for the adversary of the …

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The Incomplete Journey of Earl

If “My Name is Earl” was Not Prematurely Cancelled, the Creator Planned to End it With Earl Being Unable to Finish His List But Realizing That His Original List Had Started a Chain Reaction of Good in the World.

The show My Name is Earl aired for four seasons on NBC before being canceled, and the creator has revealed how he would have ended the show if it had been allowed to run its course. But did you ever wonder what the actual ending be like? If “My Name Is Earl” had not been …

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Zoe Saldana

Zoe Saldana is the Only Person to Appear in Two Movies Making $2 Billion or More at the Box Office.

Avatar, which belongs to Disney after the Fox acquisition, first became the best-selling global release of all time in 2010 when it passed Cameron’s own 1997 Titanic. Disney now estimates Avatar’s worldwide gross to be $2.802B versus Endgame’s $2.797B. Endgame surpassed Avatar in July 2019, but now the latter has reclaimed the lead. But did …

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Jet Li

Jet Li Turned Down a Role in “The Matrix Reloaded” because Hollywood Producers Wanted to Record and Copy All of His Martial Arts Moves Into a Digital Library with All Rights Going to Them.

Jet Li is the perfect fit for The Matrix franchise. Li nailed all the elements of the mind-bending sci-fi series by The Wachowskis, which debuted in 1999 and featured brooding heroes with insane martial arts prowess. But did you know that Li turned down a role in The Matrix Reloaded? Hollywood producers wanted to record …

Jet Li Turned Down a Role in “The Matrix Reloaded” because Hollywood Producers Wanted to Record and Copy All of His Martial Arts Moves Into a Digital Library with All Rights Going to Them. Read More »

Robin Williams

At the time of his graduation in 1969, Robin Williams was voted “Most Likely Not to Succeed” and “Funniest” by his classmates.

Few people have known of comedy, as well as Robin Williams. His frantic energy, unreserved passion, and youthful demeanor could have made anyone smile, and we adored him for it. But did you know what his classmates thought of him? Robin Williams, the comedy genius, spent his final high school years in California. On his …

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Blues Brothers

A Portion of the Budget for the Film “Blues Brothers” was Set Aside to Buy Cocaine for Night Shooting.

John Landis directed the 1980 American musical comedy film The Blues Brothers. It stars John Belushi as Joliet Jake Blues and Dan Aykroyd as his brother Elwood, characters based on the NBC variety show Saturday Night Live’s frequent musical segment, The Blues Brothers. But did you know that the production had a special budget set …

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Mad-Money

Between 1988 and 1992, at the Bank of England’s Incinerator Plant, Four Employees Stole More Than £600,000 of Used Bank Notes Due for Incineration.

Hot Money is a British television crime drama film directed by Terry Winsor and written by Neil McKay. It premiered on ITV on December 12, 2001. The film, based on the Loughton incinerator thefts, stars Caroline Quentin as Bridget Watmore, a cleaner at the Bank of England who devises a scheme for impoverished workers to …

Between 1988 and 1992, at the Bank of England’s Incinerator Plant, Four Employees Stole More Than £600,000 of Used Bank Notes Due for Incineration. Read More »

Matthew McConaughey

In the First Season of True Detective Matthew McConaughey was Assigned to Play Marty Hart. He Asked to Switch to Rust Cohle Due to the Character’s Obsessive Tendencies.

Matthew McConaughey appeared on The Rich Eisen Show to discuss his role as Detective Rustin Rust Cohle on HBO’s crime anthology series True Detective, which is currently on hiatus. When asked if he would return to the series, McConaughey said he wouldn’t hesitate for a second if the opportunity arose. But did you know that …

In the First Season of True Detective Matthew McConaughey was Assigned to Play Marty Hart. He Asked to Switch to Rust Cohle Due to the Character’s Obsessive Tendencies. Read More »

Surrey England

Scenes for Gladiator, Band of Brothers, Children of Men, Thor, and Even Coldplay’s Music Video were Filmed in the Same Woodlands in Surrey, England.

Surrey has been the setting for some of Hollywood’s biggest blockbusters, thanks to its rolling hills and ancient castles, as well as its beautiful woodlands and high-end studios. The area quickly became a filming hotspot due to its picturesque settings, stunning views, and reliable transportation links. But did you know many films were shot in …

Scenes for Gladiator, Band of Brothers, Children of Men, Thor, and Even Coldplay’s Music Video were Filmed in the Same Woodlands in Surrey, England. Read More »

The Fountain 1

Peter Parks’ Creative Solutions and Minimal Use of CGI Helped the Visual Effects in the Film “The Fountain” Greatly. The Production Only Spent $140,000.

Darren Aronofsky wrote and directed the epic magical realism romantic drama film The Fountain starring Hugh Jackman and Rachel Weisz. The film incorporates fantasy, history, spirituality, and science fiction into three storylines involving immortality and the resulting love lost, as well as one man’s pursuit of avoiding this fate in this life or beyond. But …

Peter Parks’ Creative Solutions and Minimal Use of CGI Helped the Visual Effects in the Film “The Fountain” Greatly. The Production Only Spent $140,000. Read More »