10.Raoul J. Raoul, the temperamental director in the beginning of Who Framed Roger Rabbit, is played by real-life producer Joel Silver, who is known for screaming at actors on set.
11.Network executives were inspired to create The Golden Girls after they watched actors Doris Roberts and Selma Diamond (who were both older) do a skit at the NBC upfronts.
Shortly before her death, Doris even tweeted about it:
12.Billy Wilder, who wrote and directed Sunset Boulevard, originally wanted Mae West to play the role of Norma Desmond.
13.Quincy Jones decided to executive produceThe Fresh Prince of Bel-Air on the spot after he saw Will Smith do an impromptu 10-minute audition at a party he was throwing — Will just happened to attend it.
14.The boots Michael Keaton wears in Batman are actually Nike sneakers.
16.Jason Weaver, who provided the singing voice of young Simba in The Lion King, was almost the speaking voice of young Simba too — except Jonathan Taylor Thomas had literally just signed the contract to do it.