Guys, the last High School Musical movie was almost a decade ago.

Twilight

Fun fact: Stephanie Meyer described Henry Cavill as her “perfect Edward”, but by the time the movie was filming he was too old for the role.

Summit Entertainment

High School Musical 3: Senior Year

High School Musical 3: Senior Year

Fun fact: an original concept for the third film was going to be a “haunted” High School Musical.

Disney

Wild Child

Wild Child

Fun fact: years later, Kimberly Nixon (Kate) and Sophie Wu (Kiki) would act alongside each other again in the Channel 4 series Fresh Meat.

Universal Pictures

Iron Man

Iron Man

Fun fact: back in 2012 Paul Bettany, who voices J.A.R.V.I.S. and now plays Vision, claimed he hadn't seen any of the Iron Man films.

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The Dark Knight

The Dark Knight

Fun fact: the origin behind The Joker's lip-licking tic is that the prosthetic lips Heath Ledger wore for the role would often come loose, so he licked his lips a lot and slowly made it part of the character's mannerisms.

Warner Brothers

WALL-E

WALL-E

Fun fact: the concept of the movie came about in the '90s when Toy Story hadn't even been released yet, but the filmmakers felt they had to prove themselves before trying to get a movie like that made.

Disney / Pixar

Kung-Fu Panda

Kung-Fu Panda

Fun fact: at first the movie was going to be a parody of martial arts films, but the director wasn't keen on making fun of those movies and wanted it to come from an affectionate place instead.

Dreamworks

Mamma Mia!

Mamma Mia!

Fun fact: Pierce Brosnan agreed immediately when he was offered a role in the film, but didn't know what Mamma Mia! was about when he signed up for it.

Universal Pictures

Step Brothers

Step Brothers

Fun fact: there was going to be a sequel about the brothers following their parents to a retirement community, but it was scrapped.

Columbia Pictures

Taken

Taken

Fun fact: Liam Neeson thought the movie would go “straight to video” when he first saw the script.

20th Century Fox

Sex and the City

Sex and the City

Fun fact: the film was apparently meant to start filming pretty much straight after the series finished, but ended up being delayed due to salary negotiations.

Warner Bros.

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Fun fact: there was an attempt in the '90s to make it, with Ron Howard directing. However, it would have “cost a shocking fortune” and taken several years to make, as much of the technology that would've been needed didn't exist.

Warner Bros.

Slumdog Millionaire

Slumdog Millionaire

Fun fact: the characters Dev Patel and Frida Pinto play were originally going to be in their mid-twenties instead of eighteen.

Fox Searchlight Pictures

Marley & Me

Marley & Me

Fun fact: to make it look like Marley was giving his owners a kiss, Jennifer Aniston and Owen Wilson would put ham-flavoured baby food on their cheeks so that the dog would lick their faces.

20th Century Fox

Forgetting Sarah Marshall

Forgetting Sarah Marshall

Fun fact: the character of Aldous Snow (played by Russell Brand) was written with Charlie Hunnam in mind to play him.

Universal Pictures

Pineapple Express

Pineapple Express

Fun fact: the movie studio was reluctant about casting James Franco because his back catalogue didn't involve much comedy, so Judd Apatow gave him a cameo in Knocked Up to show the studio that James could do it.

Columbia Pictures

Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging

Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging

Not-so-fun fact: the lead actress who played Georgia Nicholson has said of a sequel, “I don't think anybody really would have done it”, shattering the dreams of '00s girls everywhere.

Paramount Pictures


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