Guys, the last High School Musical movie was almost a decade ago.
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.
High School Musical 3: Senior Year
Fun fact: an original concept for the third film was going to be a “haunted” High School Musical.
Fun fact: years later, Kimberly Nixon (Kate) and Sophie Wu (Kiki) would act alongside each other again in the Channel 4 series Fresh Meat.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
Fun fact: there was going to be a sequel about the brothers following their parents to a retirement community, but it was scrapped.
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
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.
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.
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
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
Fun fact: the character of Aldous Snow (played by Russell Brand) was written with Charlie Hunnam in mind to play him.
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.
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.