12 Interesting Behind The Scenes Secrets From Iconic Movies

Great movies give us the chance to adventure in distant worlds, discover fantastic stories, and meet amazing characters. However, filmmaking isn’t easy. Whether it’s a short film or a blockbuster, filmmakers, directors, and all actors make a great effort to produce movies completely new and amazing.
If you are a film buff, you should spend your time absorbing content in the making of movies as you do actually watching them. Then you will find out a lot of interesting behind-the-scenes stories that certainly make your movie-watching experience better. These behind-the-scenes are fascinating or sometimes humbling but inspire a feeling of nostalgia.
We’ve rounded up some secrets that go into movie magic and that will change how you look at your favorite movies.

#1 John Wick could have been called Scorn

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In an interview with Comic book, John Wick creator Derek Kolstad revealed that the franchise was originally set to be called Scorn. However, Reeves repeatedly referred to him as John Wich. The title stuck in the filmmaker’s mind ended up the official title.

#2 The egg sandwich in Birds of Prey was made using duck eggs

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Actress Margot Robbie who played Harley Quinn in “Birds of Prey”, is actually allergic to chicken eggs. Therefore, in a scene where she eats a sandwich, the filmmaker had to use duck eggs.

#3 Tom Felton used to sneak candy on set and it didn’t go unnoticed

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Many Harry Potter fans didn’t notice that Draco Malfoy, played by Tom Felton, never handed in his pockets. Because the actor often took food in his pockets so filmmakers decided to sew his wizard robe’s pockets.

#4 While filming “The Blues Brothers”, Dan Aykroyd saved Carrie Fisher’s life

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Dan Aykroyd revealed that she saved her when she choked on a Brussels sprout during filmmaking “The Blues Brothers”. After that, he proposed and the couple was engaged.

#5 There was no cellphone signal on the set of “The Revenant”

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To make the movie “The Revenant as authentic as possible, The Revenant director, Alejandro Iñárritu filmed in a remote part of Alberta, where had no cellphone signal. In addition to them, the crew and actors faced many challenges like cold weather and wild bears.

#6 Sean Bean had to tape the script to his knee while filming The Fellowship of the Ring

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Because the movie scrips develop, The Fellowship of the Ring cast has to learn their new lines rapidly. Sean Bean, who played Boromir, taped the text to his knee.

#7 An Encanto song was recorded by Stephanie Beatriz while she was in labor

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Stephanie Beatriz revealed that she was actually pregnant and in labor while recording her son “Waiting on a Miracle” from the movie “Encanto”. However, she didn’t tell anyone at Disney because she didn’t want them to freak out. One day later, she welcomed her first child, Rosaline.

#8 When starring in “Mad Max: Fury Road”, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley lost her eyelashes

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Rosie Huntington-Whiteley shared that she had no eyelashes for three months. During filming of “Mad Max: Furry Road”, she was required to put on a full-body cast that got into her eyelashes.

#9 The Spider-Man scene that took Tobey Maguire 156 takes

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Tobey Maguire had to repeat 156 times the scene where Mary slips on the floor of the cafeteria, her lunch remains in the air but the actor catches her and holds the tray elegantly. The scene was created without CGI and was completely real.

#10 “The world’s loneliest dog” got adopted thanks to a promised role in Transformers 5

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“The world’s loneliest dog” Freya is a Staffordshire bull terrier. The dog has a forever family after starring in “Transformer 5”. Before that, the dog had lived alone in a shelter for 6 years.

#11 Christ Evan’s mom burst into tears when seeing her son in “Avengers: Endgame”

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In an interview, Christ Evan shared that the time when an aged Steve Rogers appeared on the screen, his mom cried, because he looked exactly like his late grandfather.

#12 “The Matrix” code came from sushi recipes

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Many “The Matrix” fans wondered where the movie’s “digital rain” came from. The answer was far from what we had imagined. The code CNET was, in fact, just a bunch of sushi recipes.
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