There’s an oft repeated internet factoid that during the filming of The Dark Knight actor Heath Ledger was forced to improvise a reaction due to a malfunctioning pyrotechnic during the film’s iconic exploding hospital scene. As it turns the reaction wasn’t improvised but a deliberate, rehearsed piece of acting to keep Ledger safe.
Few characters in fiction are as eminently badass as Master Chief from the Halo series. Effectively invincible on the battlefield, Master Chief’s primary asset is his iconic MJOLNIR Mark VI armour. A highly advanced piece of combat tech so deadly that it will outright kill anyone unworthy of wielding it.
Brad Pitt is an actor so famous that he can basically pick and choose whatever roles he wants, a fact that has led to him being described as “the hardest get in Hollywood“. Something the producers of Deadpool 2 were well aware of when they offered him a 2 second cameo in the film.
In professional competitive figure skating there are a handful of moves that are categorically banned from being performed at the highest level of competition for, reasons. As you might imagine these Forbidden Moves are heavily penalised, which didn’t stop Surya Bonaly performing one as a fuck you to everyone she was competing against in 1998.
South Park is a rare example of an animated show that has somehow managed to stay fresh and relevant after 20 years on the airwaves. A feat we feel should be, at least partially, attributed to the fact the creators of the show give so few fucks one of their characters could count them all on their creepy non-finger having hands.