The wookie Chewbacca from Star Wars is really a trained Great Dane by the name of 'Lucky.' -- Unknown 6/24/2012
In 1995 Tom Cruise spent nearly 40 million dollars rebuilding his mansion and having new furniture made at a scale to make him look average height in photographs. -- Unknown 6/24/2012
Disney was offered the rights to produce a cartoon version of the Exorcist but turned it down because of scheduling problems. -- Unknown 6/11/2012
The American film actor Rip Torn was actually born with the name Ripley Shredder. -- Unknown 6/11/2012
At the premiere of the film 'Hudson Hawk', starring Bruce Willis, twelve people were hospitalised through laughter, one of whom later died. This hysterically funny film is considered by many directors to be one of the best every made and Bruce himself has said that he considers it the pinnacle of a successful career. -- Unknown 6/11/2012
Author Stephen King hurrying to finish the manuscript in time to get it to his publishers by deadline - mistyped the title to his novel "The Shindig". -- Unknown 5/24/2012
Dice originally had three sides, and were flipped like coins. -- skiddoo 5/24/2012
Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow signed a lucrative contract to have their first born child sponsored by Apple Computer. -- pantsonfire 5/22/2012
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