The Real-Life Herschel Jick is ‘Essentially Mortified’ About the Porter Jick Study

Hulu‘s Dopesick dives deep into the roots of the opioid crisis in America, but is the Porter Jick Study referenced in episode 4 accurate? Randy Ramseye (John Hoogenakker) and Rick Mountcastle (Peter Sarsgaard) search for the mysterious Porter Jick study in the episode. The research claimed that less than one percent of those prescribed OxyContin … Read more

New Mutants director recalls tragic real-life story from movie set

The location of one of the first scenes filmed for The New Mutants at Medfield State Hospital was also the site of at least one tragic death due to the history of the institution. During a press conference of The New Mutants, the cast and crew described how filming at Medfield State Hospital was often … Read more

The Disney Ride’s Real-Life Skippers Are Incredibly Similar to the Movie

What do comic Robin Williams, actor Kevin Costner, Pixar executive John Lasseter, and Richard M. Nixon’s personal press secretary, Ron Ziegler, have in common? Each of them worked as a skipper on Disneyland’s Jungle Cruise ride. Now that a Disney movie of the same name has come out, you might wonder how the Jungle Cruise movie skippers … Read more

A Real-Life Skipper Reveals What the Disney Ride is Really Like, Including Carrying a Real Gun

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has significantly affected several industries, and the entertainment industry hasn’t been spared. Even Walt Disney Company, one of the world’s largest studios, has felt the effects of the pandemic as it has had to postpone various projects, including shows, and to shut down its most prominent attractions. Jungle Cruise | Jeff … Read more

Here’s the Real-Life Story Behind ‘Reefa,’ a New HBO Max Film About the Life and Death of a Miami Street Artist

This weekend, a new biopic of sorts will arrive on HBO Max, telling the story of Israel Hernandez-Llach, a real-life Miami street artist who was killed by police in August 2013. Hernandez-Llach, 18 at the time, was spray-painting an abandoned McDonald’s when a local police unit approached. The artist fled; the officers chased and ultimately … Read more

Emily Blunt to star in film about real-life female Sherlock Holmes

Today it is common to see detective or police stories where the protagonists are women, as is the case of Olivia Benson (Mariska Hargitay) from Law and order which has been broadcasting on different television channels for more than 20 years and continues to premiere new episodes with success. In other contexts it is Vera, … Read more

‘Cast Away’s Wilson Was Inspired By a Real-Life Event Before the Tom Hanks Movie – nonenglishfeed

Who could ever forget Tom Hanks screaming “Wilson!” on a deserted island? Cast Away‘s Wilson is a star. Some viewers might laugh, but how would they feel trapped on an island with no one else to talk to? To some fans’ astonishment, Wilson wasn’t created from scratch. A real-life experience inspired him. Who came up … Read more

‘Cast Away’s Wilson Was Inspired By a Real-Life Event Before the Tom Hanks Movie

Who could ever forget Tom Hanks screaming “Wilson!” on a deserted island? Cast Away‘s Wilson is a star. Some viewers might laugh, but how would they feel trapped on an island with no one else to talk to? To some fans’ astonishment, Wilson wasn’t created from scratch. A real-life experience inspired him. Who came up … Read more

Harrison Ford Is a Real-Life Hero Who Saved People Multiple Times – True Stories of His Feats – nonenglishfeed

Harrison Ford proves that not all heroes wear capes and becomes a real-life hero by coming to people’s aid numerous times. One public figure that seems to have conquered the hearts of many is Harrison Ford. Not only is he charismatic and excellent on-screen, but he has also continually displayed these characteristics off-screen too. The … Read more