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11 Times Actors Went Off-Script And Created Iconic Pieces

11 Times Actors Went Off-Script And Created Iconic Pieces
Films
month ago

Some actors are exceptionally suited to their roles, making it nearly impossible to envision an alternative casting. This is primarily because they adhere to the director’s vision and actively contribute to the film’s creation. Their willingness to engage in improvisation further enhances this collaborative process.

“Star Wars” Fans OUTRAGED: Producers Opt for Uncanny AI for Luke Skywalker Despite Having Found the Perfect Actor

“Star Wars” Fans OUTRAGED: Producers Opt for Uncanny AI for Luke Skywalker Despite Having Found the Perfect Actor
Films
month ago

In the Star Wars saga, The Mandalorian employed de-aging technology and enlisted a young actor as a stand-in to resurrect Luke Skywalker’s character. While the storytelling aspect of Luke’s appearance and his arrival to train Grogu was well-received by fans, the visual effects using deepfake technology stirred some controversy. Some viewers found the Uncanny Valley effect distracting, which led to mixed opinions.

What It’s Really Like to Be a Member of the Royal Guard

What It’s Really Like to Be a Member of the Royal Guard
Curiosities
3 months ago

Contrary to popular belief, the members of the Royal Guard are allowed to talk, but only in very specific circumstances: if people get too close to them or become aggressive. Oh, side note, try not to get in their way because they’ll most likely knock you over! You’ll also never see one of them smiling for a selfie. They’re not even allowed to chuckle! And it was rumored that if they do, they’ll receive a fine of about $200. That turned out not to be true. Anyway, even if they aren’t allowed to show much emotion, they really don’t like it when people imitate the way they walk.

13 Actors Who Lost Their Shot at Playing in Iconic Movies

13 Actors Who Lost Their Shot at Playing in Iconic Movies
People
4 months ago

There are several ways for actors to land a starring role in a movie. Some are chosen through auditions, while others are invited due to their popularity, as was the case with Kate Winslet after her role in Titanic. However, not all auditions result in success, and actors may decline offers made by directors or producers. Russell Crowe, for instance, turned down the opportunity to star in Lord of the Rings based on his intuition.

10 Unusual Versions of Ordinary Things That Can Put Your “Groundhog Day” to an End

10 Unusual Versions of Ordinary Things That Can Put Your “Groundhog Day” to an End
Shopping
5 months ago

If you feel like you’re stuck in an endless “groundhog day” and lack novelty in your life, this selection can cheer you right up. We searched Amazon to find things that have cool features that make them special, and we’re excited to show you our top 10 finds. LED chopsticks that look like lightsabers, an umbrella that changes its color when it rains, a beanie hat with built-in headphones, and other items from this list can brighten up your daily routine. Don’t miss your chance to hit the “add to cart” button.

9 Times Celebrity Kids Beautifully Paid Tribute to Their Famous Parents

9 Times Celebrity Kids Beautifully Paid Tribute to Their Famous Parents
People
5 months ago

Whether through a heartfelt speech or a sweet family photo, the children of famous parents always find a way to honor them so uniquely, it always reminds us that family is the most precious thing. Let’s check out this selection of celebrity kids who masterfully reminded their parents of how much they love them.

10 Gifts That Will Knock Every Film Lover Off Their Feet

10 Gifts That Will Knock Every Film Lover Off Their Feet
Shopping
6 months ago

Gift shopping can sometimes be a demanding task. We brainstorm about the perfect present, and nothing comes to mind. Most of the time, it’s enough to remember what that person is passionate about. Maybe they passionately talk about a new work by Quentin Tarantino or Steven Spielberg. Or do they enjoy watching animated Disney movies or follow everything that happens in the Star Wars universe? You can find all kinds of gift ideas for movie lovers on Amazon. That’s why we checked out what the most creative and gripping gifts for film lovers are.

13 Actors Who Almost Quit Their Iconic Onscreen Gigs, but Thankfully Stayed

13 Actors Who Almost Quit Their Iconic Onscreen Gigs, but Thankfully Stayed
Films
6 months ago

Sometimes actors refuse to be in the sequels of famous movies. It also happens that they might want to quit right in the middle of the film production. There can be many reasons for this: contradictions with the film director, personal problems, or overlapping schedules. The stars mentioned in this article were very close to leaving the projects they worked on, but thankfully they stayed and finished them.

What 15 Iconic Movie Characters From Our Childhood Would Look Like Today

What 15 Iconic Movie Characters From Our Childhood Would Look Like Today
Films
7 months ago

Many movie characters from our childhood have left a lasting impression on us, becoming cultural icons. The beloved characters of the Harry Potter series have captured the hearts of millions worldwide, just as the characters from Star Wars and Lord of the Rings have done. And since these iconic characters continue to be popular among new generations, with the help of AI, we decided to see what our favorite actors would look like if they’d taken on these iconic roles today.

8 Healthy Habits That Help Harrison Ford Stay in Shape at the Age of 80

8 Healthy Habits That Help Harrison Ford Stay in Shape at the Age of 80
People
8 months ago

Many of us remember Harrison Ford for his appearance in blockbusters, whether as the rebel Han Solo in the Star Wars saga or as the adventurous archeologist Indiana Jones in his many adventures, which are now modern classics. This year the actor reached the “eighth floor,” but that is no impediment for him to put his hat back on, grab his whip and go back to face the bad guys in a new Indy adventure. And we decided to learn which habits help him stay strong.

10 Villains We See as Mean but Are Simply Misunderstood

10 Villains We See as Mean but Are Simply Misunderstood
Films
10 months ago

Villains are many things: vile, greedy, and vengeful, but they also stay in our hearts. They’re the driving force that pushes the protagonist of a story forward. If well-developed, they inspire audiences to confront their own dark side. They may even make us wonder, “What if those villains we’ve consistently rejected since childhood weren’t really so evil?”

18 Times When the Phrase “Don’t Tell Your Mother” Was the Beginning of an Unforgettable Story

18 Times When the Phrase “Don’t Tell Your Mother” Was the Beginning of an Unforgettable Story
Family & kids
10 months ago

A shared secret always causes a feeling of companionship, especially between parent and child. While some children may not be able to keep their mouths shut for long, it often makes the situation even funnier; unless the “revelation” is accompanied by a scolding. However, those moments remain engraved in our memories for years, warming our hearts every time we recall them.

From Hollywood Heartthrob to Devoted Stay-at-Home Dad: Why Freddie Prinze Jr Quit a Successful Acting Career and Became a Chef

From Hollywood Heartthrob to Devoted Stay-at-Home Dad: Why Freddie Prinze Jr Quit a Successful Acting Career and Became a Chef
People
11 months ago

It takes a lot of courage and conviction to completely shift career directions, but Freddie Prinze Jr knew deep down that this was a decision he had to take. Once an adored actor and a teen idol, he nevertheless decided to stay out of the spotlight in order to fully enjoy his family life. Today, the 46-year-old is an accomplished chef among other things, and most importantly, he is living his life just the way he believes he should, devoted to his 2 young kids.

13 Board Games on Black Friday Sale That Will Warm You Up on Long Winter Evenings

13 Board Games on Black Friday Sale That Will Warm You Up on Long Winter Evenings
Shopping
10 months ago

Board games are a great way to make a meeting with friends an extraordinary experience or to have fun with the family. They are very popular all over the world, and 25% of Americans play board games at least once a week. The amusing fact is that 10.9% of those who have already fallen in love with this pastime have more than 100 board games at home. That’s why we invite you to immerse yourself into the board games world!

10 Board Games That’ll Immerse You in the Atmosphere of Your Fave Books and Movies

10 Board Games That’ll Immerse You in the Atmosphere of Your Fave Books and Movies
Shopping
11 months ago

Board games are an enjoyable pastime and a great way to keep your mind sharp. Research shows that regular gaming prevents age-related changes in the brain. It also allows you to develop logic and essential soft skills. To make this process even more exciting, we invite you to immerse yourself in the fantastic worlds of your favorite movies and books! Check out the atmospheric and fascinating stuff we found for you on Amazon.

12 Stars Who Revealed They Aren’t a Fan of Roles They’re Known For

12 Stars Who Revealed They Aren’t a Fan of Roles They’re Known For
Films
year ago

From the script being lackluster to the tedious production process, there can be many reasons why actors don’t look back favorably on a movie they starred in or a character they played. Although the films were entertaining to us as an audience, it is always interesting to take a little sneak peek at what was going on behind the scenes.

What 13 Iconic Actors Who Disappeared Off the Radar Look Like and Do Today

What 13 Iconic Actors Who Disappeared Off the Radar Look Like and Do Today
Films
year ago

Sometimes, actors only need 1 super successful role to become famous worldwide. However, you can probably think of several stars whose big roles were really memorable, but after them, they didn’t have any outstanding appearances.We at Bright Side decided to find out more about such actors and actresses, and we were amazed to learn that some of them are actively working in the industry, while others decided to pause their careers.

From Dancer to Superheroine, How Natalie Portman Took Off Her Acting Career to Prove She’s More Than Just a Pretty Face

From Dancer to Superheroine, How Natalie Portman Took Off Her Acting Career to Prove She’s More Than Just a Pretty Face
People
year ago

Natalie Portman is capable of playing different roles in all kinds of films, whether fantasy, science fiction, or historical. Although she started at a very young age, this actress managed to stay in the film industry over time and had to undergo an important transition to know how to choose her roles. Not only that, but she also had to match her career with her university studies and fight to be recognized by academics as a great professional.

14 Hidden Details in Movies You Probably Missed the First Time Around

14 Hidden Details in Movies You Probably Missed the First Time Around
Films
year ago

Enjoying surprises is important in our daily lives, as it piques our interests and motivates our curiosity. In short, it makes life less dull and more fun. Spotting clever details while we watch our favorite movies would be full of surprises, especially when they have special meanings behind them.

13 Celebrities Who Met Their Idols and Became the Happiest People on Earth

13 Celebrities Who Met Their Idols and Became the Happiest People on Earth
People
year ago

If you ever met a celebrity and got starstruck, don’t worry, you’re not alone. In fact, even your favorite celebrities are not immune to completely freaking out when they meet their celebrity crushes that they’ve been admiring for years. Their reactions varied a lot, too, from being shocked to uncontrollably crying.

He Found His True Love at 60 and 8 Other Reasons Why Harrison Ford’s Life Story Is Very Special

He Found His True Love at 60 and 8 Other Reasons Why Harrison Ford’s Life Story Is Very Special
People
year ago

Harrison Ford is one of those actors who’s known and loved by multiple generations of movie-goers. It’s pretty much impossible to not know at least one of his iconic roles in movies, such as Indiana Jones or Blade Runner. However, the actor has proven many times that there’s much more to like about him than the roles he plays, from his efforts to help the planet to times he’s saved someone’s life off-screen.

10 Times Royals Said “Yes” to Performing on Screens and Stages

10 Times Royals Said “Yes” to Performing on Screens and Stages
People
year ago

Royals have tight schedules, and pursuing a career in acting as a side gig might not be on their priority list. Even though members of the monarchy rarely agree to appear on-screen alongside other stars, some of them played a role in a movie or TV show, and the Queen is no exception to that.

12 Times Actors Decided to Go Against the Rules and Ask for Changes

12 Times Actors Decided to Go Against the Rules and Ask for Changes
Films
year ago

There’s a saying about life that goes: “If you don’t ask for something that you want, the answer will always be no.” The same goes in the world of Hollywood and TV, where roles, scenes, and costumes are decided on by the people behind the cameras. Believe it or not, actors do have a say in what they will work on, and these stars made it crystal clear.

15 Actors You Forgot You’ve Seen on Multiple Hit TV Shows

15 Actors You Forgot You’ve Seen on Multiple Hit TV Shows
People
year ago

The road to stardom can be pretty risky, so actors have to grab every opportunity they can get, especially early in their careers. Luckily, things worked out for the celebrities featured in this article — they got to play a part in a big show when they weren’t famous yet, and then later they were lucky enough to book another big project!

16 Celebrities Who Started as Child Actors and Didn’t Expect to Become That Famous

16 Celebrities Who Started as Child Actors and Didn’t Expect to Become That Famous
People
year ago

It can take a long time to establish yourself as a great actor in Hollywood. So it’s easy to wonder how many of our favorite actors got their start. The answer is — a surprising amount of top Hollywood heavyweights started their acting careers as children, who never knew they would grow up to be famous. But with hard work, luck, and some star turns in our favorite movies, these actors found stardom young.Bright Side has gathered 16 celebrities who started out as child actors, and we certainly admire their talent and hard work.

13 Mandela Effect Examples That Will Make You Question Your Memory

13 Mandela Effect Examples That Will Make You Question Your Memory
Curiosities
year ago

The Mandela effect is a phenomenon that makes us question the most mundane aspects of our day-to-day life. Some people might blame it on alternate realities or parallel universes, but the most rational explanation is that, sometimes, the mind just plays tricks on us. Bright Side found 13 Mandela effect examples that will help you make sense of this fascinating phenomenon.

What 13 Stars, With the Longest Careers, Looked Like When They Were Young

What 13 Stars, With the Longest Careers, Looked Like When They Were Young
Films
year ago

In 2020, the estimated expected career duration for women was 33.2 years while for men it was 38 years. But, for some actors and actresses, 38 years doesn’t seem to be enough, and they decide to keep working for as long as they can stay relevant. And a few of them even kept their careers in bloom for more than 80 years.