Lost fingertips on torn eyelashes – this post has it all!
John Wick (2014) was originally titled Contempt, and the only reason the title was changed was because Keanu Reeves did not remember it.
Inspired by Denzel Washington’s decision to always wear scar makeup to better connect with his character in Glory (1989), Michael B. Jordan chose to wear Killmonger’s scars throughout the shoot Black Panther (2018), even when they were not visible.
Quentin Tarantino puts the filming Kill bill (2003) pending after Uma Thurman’s pregnancy, refusing to recast her.
The delicious egg sandwich in Birds of Prey (and the fantastic emancipation of One Harley Quinn) (2020) was done using duck eggs – not chicken eggs – because Margot Robbie is allergic to chicken egg whites.
Frank Sinatra was the studio’s first choice to play John McClane in Die hard (1988).
All of Rosie Huntington-Whiteley’s eyelashes were removed during filming Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) after a plaster replica accident.
Chris Evans almost had a superhero cameo Deadpool 2 (2018) – but not as Captain America.
Daniel Craig cut off the tip of his finger while filming Quantum of Solace (2008) and, in James Bond fashion, didn’t think it was a big deal.
Michelle Yeoh ripped her LCA during a stunt that went wrong Hidden Dragon Crouching Tiger (2000), but continued to perform his own stunts.
The title of Independence day (1996) was literally chosen as a marketing ploy to force the studio to release the film during the summer.
Henry Cavill improvised the now emblematic moment of “reloading of arms” Mission: Impossible – Fallout (2018).
And finally, Sigourney Weaver actually did this “impossible” shoulder shot in Alien resurrection (1997).
Do you know any other behind-the-scenes facts from the action movie? Share your expert knowledge in the comments below! Teach us something!
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