12.While Black Panther was the breakout hit of this year, Wesley Snipes actually tried to bring the hero to the big screen for the first time back in the mid-90s.
13.After the release of the trailer for Spike Lee's true story film BlacKkKlansman, the REAL David Duke contacted the REAL Ron Stallworth because he was "concerned about his portrayal" in the movie.
14.Tom Cruise insists on doing all his own stunts (including flying his own helicopters), but severely injured his ankle while filming Mission: Impossible — Fallout.
15.Brad Pitt's cameo was one of the most talked about moments in Deadpool 2, but he was paid little more than a single cup of coffee for his time.
16.Henry Golding originally turned down the opportunity to audition for Nick Young in Crazy Rich Asians because he thought it called for "a legitimate actor."
17.Cher was never asked to be in Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again...she was TOLD she was going to be in it by the head of Universal Pictures.
18.And finally, Mary Poppins Returns is filled with many practical effects (aka stunts performed IRL rather than with CGI), and Lin-Manuel Miranda described performing one of these effects "the hardest 10 seconds" of his life.