When Johnny Depp got the role of Willy Wonka, he decided to base his performance on what he imagined George W. Bush acted like while high on drugs. More on that and 29 other bizarre inspirations behind famous movies and shows:
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Equipped a bionic hand that was a 16th-century technological marvel, Götz von Berlichingen is said to have delivered the invitation to rim him to a general who invited him to surrender, and in Germany, his name alone is now interpreted as the same