Joe’s Random Movie Trivia: “Star Wars” (1977)

At the time George Lucas was holding auditions for his film, director Brian DePalma was also holding auditions for the horror film “Carrie”. A few actors who auditioned for one film, may have gotten a role in the other. There was a rumor, later disproved by actress Carrie Fisher, that Sissy Spacek was originally cast as Princess Leia, and Carrie Fisher as Carrie.

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A notable example is actor William Katt, who auditioned for the role of Luke Skywalker with Kurt Russell as Han Solo. Katt later got a role in “Carrie” as Tommy.

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Joe’s Random Movie Trivia: “Kill Bill: Vol. 2” (2004)

There is a fan theory that the piano player Rufus at the Bride’s wedding (played by Samuel L. Jackson) is in fact Jules Winfield from the previous Tarentino film Pulp Fiction. 

On his mission to ‘walk the earth.’

The next H.G. Wells adaptation.

H.G. Wells’ books and previous movies have been made and remade. Stories like, The Time Machine, War of the Worlds, The Invisible Man, and The Island of Dr. Moreau.

One novel that I think deserves a remake.

H.G. Wells’ “First Men in the Moon”

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