Hollywood is able to surprise viewers not only in cinemas. No less exciting events are happening on the set than on the screen. Here are just a few of the real stories BuzzFeed talks about.
The first Titanic crash film was released just 29 days after the crash. Actress Dorothy Gibson, who was among the surviving passengers, took part in the filming.
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When Paul Walker died during the shooting of “Fast and the Furious 7”, the filmmakers got out of the situation, using the services of his brothers, old shots and computer graphics.
Scene from the movie “Fast and the Furious 7”
The Trilogy of the 1980s Poltergeist gained a damned reputation: five of the actors who played in these films died under various circumstances during the filming of the franchise.
Scene from the film “Poltergeist”
In 1992, Paramount Pictures Studios paid $ 2.5 million for two pages of paper: it was a sketch of the story for the erotic thriller “Whore”, written by screenwriter “Basic Instinct” Joe Esterhaz.
Scene from the film “Whore”
In 1982, during the filming of the feature film “The Twilight Zone”, three actors were killed: starring singer Vick Morrow and two girls from Vietnam – a helicopter fell on them, the pilot of which turned out to be disoriented by pyrotechnics.
Scene from the movie “Twilight Zone”
Six weeks before the release of Ridley Scott’s “All the Money in the World,” starring Kevin Spacey was accused of sexual harassment. The scenes with his participation were hastily re-shot, while the release of the film had to be postponed for only three days.
Scene from the film “All the money of the world”
The last film of the legendary Stanley Kubrick, “Eyes Wide Shut,” got into the Guinness Book of Records due to the longest shooting period in the history of cinema, which took 400 days.
Scene from the film “Eyes Wide Shut”
At the end of her career, 32-year-old actress Kimberly Kramer changed her name to Riley Weston and began to tell everyone that she was 18. The girl began to write scripts that were successful, and gained fame as the “Hollywood geek.” Cheating revealed in the preparation of a talk show with her participation.
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Glamorous movie star Dolores Hart, meeting in 1960 on the set of the movie “Francis of Assisi” by Pope John XXIII, four years later, left the cinema and became a nun.
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During the filming of Oliver Stone’s sports drama “Every Sunday”, actors Jamie Foxx and LL Cool J got into the role so much that they staged a real fight on the set.
Scene from the movie “Every Sunday”