22 Baffling Movie Facts We Hardly Knew About (Spoiler: Elon Musk Has a Cameo in Iron Man 2)

There are so many interesting things that stay behind the scenes of our favorite movies. For example, do you know that Elon Musk appears in Iron Man 2 and that Will Smith wanted to take his onscreen 4-legged companion home?

Gal Gadot was 5 months pregnant while filming Wonder Woman (2017.) To hide the actress’s belly, filmmakers had to cut a section out of the front of her costume and replace it with green cloth so her figure could be altered in post-production.

You probably hadn’t noticed that in Star Wars: Episode VIII — The Last Jedi (2017), the door in Luke’s dwelling is made out of a part of the wing of his own starship.

Only the most attentive people have noticed Elon Musk in Iron Man 2. By the way, many fans consider him to be the real Tony Stark prototype. They meet in a restaurant before a race.

In The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014), a horse named Elk plays Thranduil’s deer.

Stephen Hawking allowed The Theory Of Everything (2014) filmmakers to use his own voice (that is actually copyrighted), his thesis, and his Presidential Medal of Freedom. Later, in his letter to the film director, Hawking expressed that he was so impressed with Eddie Redmayne’s portrayal of him on the big screen that at times he mistook the actor for himself.

In The Truman Show (1998), in the scene where the main character comes to a travel agency, the employee meets him wearing a makeup cloth. It was the character’s first real working day since Truman had never wanted to travel before.

In The Pursuit of Happyness (2006), based on Chris Gardner’s life, we actually see Gardner himself. At the end of the film, Will Smith, playing the main character, actually meets the real Gardner.


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