martes, 25 de febrero de 2014

Facts About Hollywood (part 4)

·Hollywood Movies·
  • The 'Dark Knight', relased in 2008, is the first Batman movie that doesn't contain the word Batman in the title.
  • In 'The Shawshank Redemption', the role of Tommy Williams, played by Gil Bellows, was originally offered to Brad Pitt.
  • In the movie 'The Birds', directed by Alfred Hitchcock, Tippi Hedren actually got hit by one of the birds while shooting.
  • In the 1997 blockbuster movie 'Titanic', Kate Winslet's sketch that Leonardo DiCaprio appears to be drawing, was actually drawn by James Cameron.
  • In many of Bruce Lee's movies, the shot had to be slowed down because Bruce Lee's movements during action sequences were so fast, that the camera was unable to capture them.
  • In the Colosseum scenes in 'Gladiator', the spectators in the bottom two levels are actually filled with people, and everyone else is computer-animated.

martes, 11 de febrero de 2014

Facts About Hollywood (part 3)

·Hollywood Actors and Actresses·

  • Walt Disnet, the crator of Mickey Mouse, was scared of mice.
  • Oprah Winfrey, earns approximately $10 per second.
  • Before Pierce Brosnan rose to fame, he was working in a circus.
  • Taylor Lautner, is a black belt in Karate.
  • James Cameron, was a truck driver before he made his way through the film industry.
  • The founder of 'The Playboy' magazine, did not lose his virginity till he was 22.
  • Rowan Atkinson, who plays Mr.Bean, holds a master's degree in electrical engineering.
  • Nicole Kidman, suffers from Lepidopterophobia, an intense fear of butterflies.

martes, 4 de febrero de 2014

Facts About Hollywood (part 2)

·Hollywood District·

  • In May 1927, a Chinese theater know as 'Grauman's Chinese Theater' was opened in Hollywood, it's one of the most populat theatrer in the world.
  • The 'El Capitan Theater' hosts many live stage shows and world premiers of the movies. In 1989 the Walt Disney Company and Warner Brothers renovated it.
  • The 'Kodak Theater' was opened in the center of Hollywood in 2011. Nowadays it's the 'Dolby Theater'.
  • 'Egyptian Theater' or 'Pantages Theater' are others important theaters in Hollywood.
  • 'Cafe Montmarte' was the first nightclub opened in Hollywood.
  • 'Musso & Frank' it's the oldest restaurant in Hollywood.
  • 'Capitol Records Tower' was the world's first circular office.

martes, 21 de enero de 2014

Facts About Hollywood (part 1)

·Hollywood Sign· 

  • It's located on Mountain Lee, Santa Monica Mountains.
  • It's one of the most recognized landmarks in the world.
  • It was built by 1923 by Harry Chandler to advertise the area 'Hollywoodland'.
  • In 1949 the alphabets 'L', 'A', 'N' and 'D' were removed and it started to represent the Hollywood distict.
  • Over time the sign began to deteriorate, but a public campaign started in 1978 ro restore it.
  • In September 1932, the actress Peg Entwistle committed suicide by jumping off the letter 'H' of the sign.

martes, 14 de enero de 2014


In this blog we'll talk about how famous people live, notices, events and everything related to the famous people on Hollywood.