Hollywood celebrities, who accidentally fell into a movie
We have long been accustomed to the idea that Hollywood - it's "dream factory", where any dream come true. However, before dreams begin to come true, this "factory" need to get there.
And many are working on it day and night: recorded on castings, spend the night at the door of the studios, are enrolled in acting school and played in amateur theaters, only one day to get an invitation to a cameo coachman, a governess or a corpse, lying third in the eighth row three-second scene of the film about the apocalypse.
However, there are in the movie and those lucky ones who called himself the cinema, sometimes even against their will. I called and made the stars with multimillion-dollar fees. We recalled some of the most vivid examples of how the future of millions of idols got their first major roles, just at the right time in the right place and looking at the sample together with friends. And this too is a kind of magic of cinema - the talent will find its way to the viewer, as if its support or resist fate.
All of his childhood and youth wandered in foster families and orphanages Norma Jeane Mortenson could hardly assume that will ever be a sex symbol and one of the most recognizable people in the world - all of her dreams rested on the gentle quiet life, without constant crossings and change the face of communication. Fortuna has found the future Marilyn Monroe in one of the American aircraft factories, which looked a war photographer, who made a series of images designed to impress upon the US military for their peace of mind rears. Openness and plasticity of the girl so like photographer, he asked her to pose for the next photo for a modest fee. The pair published cadres opened Marilyn Monroe, the future superstar, first door to the business model, and then to Hollywood.
The Americans call Wilford Brimley real treasure, this actor is a true salt of the North American land, the flesh of her. This actor has in his filmography of more than 70 works, but the irony is that the actor was not going to be never. Brimley worked as a blacksmith and a shepherd on the ranch, and in show business he tied a small period of service in the state guards Howard Hughes. However, the ability to stay in the saddle, the ability not to represent, and be a real cowboy and colorful appearance can not be overlooked revolves around Hughes "filmmakers" - Brimley was invited to play in a couple of westerns and found a real nugget. Debuting in "True Grit," Wilford Brimley then graced with their presence such tapes as "Cocoon", "Company", "Something" and "Hard Target". But it could pursue grazing and taking care of horses.
His first acting experience Mel Gibson was back in Sydney's theater, but about Hollywood young people do not even dreamed of. Nevertheless, along with a friend Gibson went on trial for the action movie "Mad Max", although it did not count for much - just before listening had not known for restraint Mel had a fight in the bar, and therefore looked like a badly mauled drain. George Miller glanced at the covered challenger bruised and marked in his notebook that Gibson could be useful for a third-rate role of someone from the desert villains, but when the young actor returned a few weeks later to conclude the contract, the director was taken aback article and unusual Man beauty. Considering that a person will look better than Gibson in the foreground, Miller suggested Max Melo to become Rokotanski than Gibson made one of the main stars of his generation.
The history of theatrical debut of Johnny Depp, one of the most sought after, popular and high-paid Hollywood actors, is widely known. Young Johnny for a company with a buddy went to audition for the casting director Wes Craven's painting "A Nightmare on Elm Street." As usual, my friend, who was the initiator of the campaign, flying, like plywood over Paris, but lounging Depp director noticed and invited to try on the role of Glenn. As a result, Johnny got his first role, which will be remembered not only for lovers of horror, but other viewers. And what was his unfortunate comrade? You'll laugh, but on the day its luck by Jackie Earle Haley, the man who after years in a remake of "Nightmare" played a major role. These are the twists of fate.
Everyone knows that Jason Statham before becoming an actor, very successful in sports and even played for the national team of the United Kingdom in water sports at the Olympic Games in Seoul. But the career of the athlete is transient, and within a few years, Jason has made a living in London street trade in fake jewelry. This is where he caught the eye of a team of Guy Ritchie who was looking for new faces for his thriller "Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels." Statham, perhaps, had no acting experience, but it was a bottomless fount of wisdom and urban street baryg bag of tricks - so play it does not have to, he just continued to live in the frame of the same life as it is. The film turned out bright and memorable, its composition and became instantly famous for extraordinary demand, and Statham seller of jewelry instantly turned into the last action hero.
Lead in Vancouver fitness instructor Pamela Anderson could hardly imagine what will turn her innocent hike to a football match in the usual summer day in 1985. Busty blonde tightly packed in tight T-shirt with the logo of the beer company Labatt, once introduced in the frame of the local operator, has become the main star of the match - image Anderson was broadcast on the stadium screen, each time causing a standing ovation, the future star of the TV even asked after the game to enter the field. Without thinking brewers offered the newly-minted star of the advertising contract, which resulted in a photo shoot and other - in 1989. Pamela has already posed for Playboy. Hollywood long time away did not sit back - after a couple of small roles serial Anderson became the main attraction of the beaches of Malibu.
was born in Texas, Matthew McConaughey fate was destined to follow in the footsteps of his father, the owner of the gas station - a small, but strong business parents of the future star was considered a much more promising future than playing in the school theater. Yes, and Matthew is not particularly sought in show business, appearing in a couple of commercials and no idea how to continue his acting career. Turning the Tide McConaughey meeting happened as it should be in a good film, in this bar in Austin Texas. The bar young Matthew met producer and casting director Richard Linklater future project "Dazed and Confused." It's funny that Linklater McConaughey first refused, arguing that too beautiful for the role of David, but Matthew had grown a nasty usishki and liquid long hair than the director forced to change the view.
The South African beauty Charlize Theron moved from Johannesburg to the United States at the age of 18 years and at first very successfully worked in the modeling business, but the move from New York to Los Angeles and the related job loss hurt the girl - a few months, she barely making ends meet and lived in a bedraggled motel. After receiving a long-awaited check for $ 500 from their mother, Theron went to the bank, but there faced with incomprehension - the clerk refused to cash a payment document issued outside of America. Charlize a scandal, because she risked without cash to stay the next night on the street. Expressive speech Theron spotted standing in the same queue in the bank manager John Hurt and Rene Russo, the girl he left a business card, and some time later invited to a casting.
The Canadian "freckle" Evangeline Lilly is not only not going to become an actress, even her modeling career never relish. Before striking the screen, Lilly managed to work a flight attendant, waitress and even the operator of a hotline for single men (the latter, however, was a one-time shooting commercials). Evangeline's acting career began with a chance meeting - on the streets of a small Canadian town to the girl approached the agent modeling agency "Ford" and offered to work with them. Lilly did not aspire to the podium or the covers of glossy magazines, but in desperate need of money to pay for education, and therefore agreed to, and even moved to Vancouver. This was followed by small roles in the parochial offers breakthrough series and work in "Lost."
You will laugh, but Rosario Dawson to take the first steps to stardom does not have to even leave the house. The photographer, who sought the scenery and actors for the project "Kids" director Larry Clark, captured fifteen Rosario sitting on the doorstep of his home in New York. The man approached the teenage girl and offered to star in a movie, but the future actress was in no hurry to answer. Several times the director and producers came to Dawson's home, and finally persuaded her to work on the set. Rigid independent drama did not go unnoticed either critics or colleagues for Clark - Rosario inundated with proposals on which there was no sense to run. In subsequent years, the actress starred in a number of blockbusters and independent drama projects.
It is unlikely that the glory would be spared such a handsome man like Channing Tatum, but fate could well arise so that we would know about this man is not on film, but from the sports highlights. The fact is that at school the young Channing showed no eagerness in understanding the human or natural sciences and in sports. And so successful in this that he received a full athletic scholarship to college in West Virginia. Any other man would have gladly seized upon such a proposal, but Tatum did not want to leave the favorite of his in Florida, so he moved to Miami where he has worked as a builder, seller and even a stripper until it caught the eye of a casting agent of one of the model companies . Promoted on the pages of fashion magazines Channing Tatum first starred in the video Ricky Martin, and then moved in the cinema.
If previously you never seem tempting idea of a joint dinner with Natalie Portman, this story should ignite your appetite - the fact that the advertising agent Revlon cosmetics company drew attention to Natalie when she ate pizza in a regular diner at Long -Aylende. How is it to eat familiar to all from childhood meal, you are invited to advertise cosmetics? We are also currently not present, but the fact remains that the 11-year-old Natalie make an offer received directly in the pizzeria. It should be noted that while Portman much interest in show business did not show, and last but not least because it did not want to just be a model and the face on the cover, she wanted to play the movie and its made very soon.
Career Jennifer Lawrence like a fairy tale - at 26, this actress has received the "Oscar" in addition to three nominations, three "Golden Globe" and a hundred other prizes from all over the world. Lawrence predominated in the largest youth franchise "The Hunger Games" and has played an integral role in the restart of "X-Men", not forgetting to play in the major dramatic productions. But could it be that no one would ever have heard of Jennifer - her first steps towards popularity were random. At age 12, Lawrence came with their parents on holiday to New York from his native Kentucky, where some of her and spotted walking in the park of the agent to search for young talent. Shortly after this meeting, the girl received the first suggestions about the shooting in advertising, and the debut of Jennifer in the TV series "Monk" in three years.