5 Random Facts from the World Wide Web

1. Always be prepared

When filming the TV series “The Mandalorian” in 2019, the crew ran out of Stormtrooper costumes. The studio reached out to the local branch of a Star Wars fan organisation, and the members came to join the filming in their own home-made Stormtrooper costumes.

2. When in Rome

Rome has major struggles with expanding the subway system in the city because diggers keep running into major archaeological finds. The Metro C expansion has been in the works for the past 40 years and has unearthed Hadrian’s Athenaeum, a military complex, and an amphitheater.

3. Under a rock

The giant tortoise species was believed to be extinct for 113 years, only for it to be discovered again in Galápagos, 2019.

4. Music to my ears

Tchaikovsky had a patron who gave him enough money to quit his job and become a full-time composer, on the condition that they never meet in person.

5. Excuse me princess

Carrie Fisher was a highly regarded Script Doctor. She has done several uncredited rewrites on screenplays for movies. She did rewrites on Hook, Lethal Weapon 3, and The Wedding Singer among many others.

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