Laurence Olivier was so afraid that he would accidentally hurt Dustin Hoffman while filming the torture scene that he would constantly ask Hoffman if he was all right after shooting a take. As a joke, Hoffman tried to make Olivier think that he had really hurt him by screaming in a very convincing and unexpected manner.
Marathon Man (1976)
Johnny Depp accompanied his friend Jackie Earle Haley to auditions for the film. Instead of Haley being chosen for a role, it was Depp who was spotted by director Wes Craven, who asked him if he would like to read for a part. Depp got a part in the film, Haley didn’t, but Haley would go on to play Freddy in the remake 26 years later.
A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
The filmmakers decided to use only old-style techniques for all the Muppet effects, such as remote control and battery operated puppets rather than computer animation in order to keep with the original style and charm of the Muppets.
The Muppets (2011)