To lose 63 pounds for his role in The Machinist, Christian Bale’s daily diet consisted of one can of tuna fish, and/or one apple per day, black coffee, and water.
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16-year-old Matt Damon and 14-year-old Ben Affleck created a joint bank account, which held their money from filming commercials in Boston so that they two could pay for trips to audition for roles in New York.
Gary Oldman once lost his British accent due to all of his hard preparations for his different roles. He went to a speech therapist to help gain it back.
Will Smith did Bad Boys and Independence Day while the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air was still releasing new episodes.
Daniel Day-Lewis, on receiving his 2008 Oscar presented by Helen Mirren (who won an Oscar for playing the Queen) said: “That’s the closest I’ll come to ever getting a knighthood.” He was knighted 6 years later.
In “Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back”, Han Solo’s “I know” reply, when Princess Leia professed her love to him, was improvised by Harrison Ford on the spot, as he felt that the original line (“I love you too”) doesn’t effectively suit Han’s characterization.
During the first meeting between Lecter and Starling, Anthony Hopkins’ mocking of Jodie Foster’s southern accent was improvised on the spot. Foster’s horrified reaction was genuine. as she felt personally attacked. She later thanked Hopkins for generating such an honest reaction.
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In high school, with his imposing physique and creepy mustache, most of Dwayne “the Rock” Johnson’s classmates thought he was an undercover cop.
Despite spending half his career in the saddle, Clint Eastwood is allergic to horses.