There is a mental delusion called The Truman Show delusion where those affected believe their lives are actually reality shows. A patient went to New York to check whether the World Trade Center had fallen believing the 9/11 attacks to be an elaborate plot twist in his personal storyline.
The ultra violent 2010 film Machete is actually a spin-off of the 2001 children’s film “Spy Kids”.
Bill Murray was incredibly difficult to contact on the set of “Groundhog Day“, a movie he hated working on. When asked to hire a personal assistant, he obliged and hired a man who was mostly deaf and mute, only using sign language. Nobody else on set knew sign language, including Murray.
In 1927 the Soviet Union released a film about traveling to Mars where they saved an alien race from capitalism.
The film American Pie almost didn’t get made, but the studio eventually couldn’t resist the original title of its screenplay, “Untitled Teenage Sex Comedy That Can Be Made For Under $10 Million That Most Readers Will Probably Hate But I Think You Will Love”.
In the film Cast Away, actual dialogue was written for Wilson so that Tom Hank’s character had more of a connection and interaction with the object.
In Marfa, Texas, “No Country for Old Men” had to halt filming for a day because of a huge cloud of smoke from the set of “There Will Be Blood.”
During the filming of Leon, a man who had just robbed a store round the corner encountered the set, filled with ‘police’ cars. Mistakenly believing himself to have been caught, he gave himself up to a group of uniformed extras.