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That time an actor’s ghost dad stopped them appearing in a play

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Daniel Day-Lewis is a renowned, multi-award winning method actor known for throwing himself into his roles so completely that he’s frequently told to calm the fuck down by other actors. Something that resulted in the actor walking away from a performance of Hamlet when he couldn’t shake the feeling that the ghost of his own father was somehow on stage with him. 

That time Michael Bay told Ben Affleck to “shut the fuck up”

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Armageddon is the quintessential Michael Bay film in that it’s shit and everything ends up exploding. Largely considered one of the most factually inaccurate movies ever made, the movie is literally used by NASA to demonstrate how little the average person knows about their job. Something Ben Affleck tried to mention to Michael Bay, only to be promptly told to shut the fuck up. 

Grand Moff Tarkin detonated Alderaan in boots that didn’t fit

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It’s arguable that few characters in fiction have as much blood on their hands as Grand Moff Tarkin, a man who casually destroys an entire planet, for target practise. Something he did whilst the actor playing him was rocking a pair of oversized carpet slippers. 

Daft Punk used to troll journalists, by insisting that they were real robots

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For much of their career, the French electronica duo Daft Punk cultivated and maintained an elaborate robotic facade that has since become one of the most iconic and enduring visuals in all of modern music. A gimmick the pair committed to so hard initially that it annoyed a good number of musical journalists trying to interview them. 

That time an actor didn’t break character whilst being stabbed

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While the 2004 Punisher movie isn’t exactly a classic, it’s not without its charm and an admirable amount of effort was made to remain as faithful to the source material as possible. A fact that resulted in the casting of Kevin Nash, a wrestler turned actor who was literally stabbed during a fight scene and walked it off like it was nothing.