Star Wars. Episode IV: A New Hope
Actor Peter Mayhew, who played Chewbacca, was accompanied by team members in bright vests throughout the filming so that the locals (filming took place in Tunisia) did not shoot him, mistaking him for Bigfoot.
Isla Fisher and the aquarium in Now You See Me
According to Zoomboola, the actress actually nearly drowned while filming this moment. In the story, her heroine frees herself from handcuffs in an aquarium filled with water. Fisher’s suit caught on the chain. The worst thing is that everyone regarded it as too good an acting and did not pick up the signals for help when she was fighting for her life.
Offended Titanic Chef
The last night of the shooting, the film crew was poisoned by shellfish soup with added phencyclidine. This substance causes hallucinations and impairs coordination of movements. About 80 people were injured, some of whom were hospitalized. According to rumors, this could have been done by the chef, who was fired the day before.
The kidnapping of Benedict Cumberbatch in South Africa
The story that happened to Benedict Cumberbatch on the set of the TV series To the Ends of the Earth in South Africa could form the basis of a separate project. He and his friends were returning from the city to the site, a tire flattened along the way.
Then armed bandits drove up to the actor and his friends, demanding to put their hands behind their heads and give money and drugs. Then they tied up Cumberbatch and the others and took them. The actor admits that he was under severe stress and experienced an adrenaline rush. Fortunately, on the way, the bandits suddenly threw them to the ground and drove on.