The dude feeding him lines plays a more convincing Rogue. He was nervous, and tight, and it was the first American movie he'd ever done, so maybe he kept acting on the wrong side of the road or something. No one said anything, but you can't help but wonder how long they'd have stuck with their second Wolverine if he hadn't gotten his act together. Eventually he got a pep talk from a producer -- "Hairier. Act hairier," presumably -- and 1,700 movies later, the rest is history.
The Ghostbusters Theme Song Was Thrown Together At The Last Minute
The theme song to Ghostbusters is easily the world record holder for most boasts of bravery around ghosts. It's also a good song aside from that, which is something of a lucky break, considering its creator pulled it out of his butt right before the deadline.
That wasn't the plan, of course. Ghostbusters was always going to be one of the big summer movies, and they weren't going to spare any expense on its theme song. But after like 50 tries at it, none of which the producers liked, and with the film's release imminent, someone got the idea of asking Ray Parker Jr. to give it a try. Parker wasn't so keen on the idea at first, on account of the fact he'd have to do it in two days while including the word "Ghostbusters," which the word scientists among you will know doesn't rhyme with a whole hell of a lot.
But he eventually agreed to it, and set to work. Evidently, the music came quickly, but he got stuck on getting "Ghostbusters" into the lyrics somewhere, and only had a few hours left before he had to turn in the song. The breakthrough came from, of all things, a commercial for exterminators. In Parker's words: