7. Voice actor James Hong's father owned a noodle shop when Hong was growing up, which Hong used to work in as a kid. Filmmakers reportedly used this info in Kung Fu Panda, and made Hong's character, Mr. Ping, own a noodle shop that his son works in!
9. The Rock's character in Moana, Maui, had his appearance partially modeled on The Rock's grandfather, Samoan wrestler Peter Maivia. Maivia was known for his tribal tattoos, much like the ones Maui has in the movie.
10. The _What We Do in the Shadows _commentary revealed that they cast a woman they found in a real retirement home as Katherine. The woman, Ethel Robinson, who was thrilled to be included in the film, had fangs put in her dentures.
11. Mary Gibbs was only 2.5 years old when she started recording for_ Monsters Inc._ — to get her lines, director Pete Docter chased her around the studio with a mic and recorded things she said. According to Gibbs, if they wanted her to say something specific, they'd use a Cookie Monster puppet to talk to her.