UK

You had one job! Hilarious snaps show when extras nearly spoiled their scenes

Caught in the act! Hilarious snaps reveal how extras nearly ruined big movie scenes – including a soldier smiling during a Nazi bombing in Saving Private Ryan and an accidental flasher in Teen Wolf

  • Epiq Life , thought to be US-based, revealed when extras nearly ruined movies 
  • This was thanks to laughter in emotional moments or smirking in serious scenes 
  • In another example, a diner, seemingly trying to not look directly at the camera, appeared frozen when sitting behind Robert De Niro in Goodfellas

It’s tough trying to break into the showbusiness world, and so it’s little wonder that some extras try to steal the spotlight.

And even without meaning to, some actors can’t help but command the attention of viewers despite only being in the background of a scene.

Now the US-based website Epiq Life revealed the moments when extras nearly ruined movies, thanks to their laughter in emotional segments or due to smirking in serious scenes.

In another example, a diner, seemingly trying to not look directly at the camera, appeared frozen when sitting behind Robert De Niro in Goodfellas (1990).

Eagle-eyed viewers noticed something quite peculiar during the first trailer for Christopher Nolan’s highly-anticipated Dunkirk in 2016. One extra (circled) among a sea of 1,500 supporting artists broke character as he was spotted smirking while the rest recoiled in fear at the sound of incoming German bombers flying above them in the 56-second-long preview

In a moving scene in The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, when the character Arwen is presented to Aragorn as his queen shortly after he is crowned King of Gondor, one guard (pictured) in the background couldn't help but laugh rather than portray a serious face

In a moving scene in The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, when the character Arwen is presented to Aragorn as his queen shortly after he is crowned King of Gondor, one guard (pictured) in the background couldn’t help but laugh rather than portray a serious face

Star Trek Into Darkness also had a smiling extra in a terrifying scene, with this actor (pictured) grinning as two huge spacecrafts smash into his city

Star Trek Into Darkness also had a smiling extra in a terrifying scene, with this actor (pictured) grinning as two huge spacecrafts smash into his city

In another example, a diner, seemingly trying to not look directly at the camera, appeared frozen when sitting behind Robert De Niro in Goodfellas (1990), pictured

In another example, a diner, seemingly trying to not look directly at the camera, appeared frozen when sitting behind Robert De Niro in Goodfellas (1990), pictured

In Teen Wolf, one extra (circled) exposed a little more than they meant to when accidentally appearing on camera with their jeans unzipped

In Teen Wolf, one extra (circled) exposed a little more than they meant to when accidentally appearing on camera with their jeans unzipped

In the original Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory, starring Gene Wilder as the candy creator, a little girl was nearly hit by a shopkeeper lifting up a hatch

In the original Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory, starring Gene Wilder as the candy creator, a little girl was nearly hit by a shopkeeper lifting up a hatch

While fear impacts everyone differently, with some people freezing and others jumping straight into action - it's unlikely many beach-goers would be smiling when informed of a killer shark in the waters, yet one extra (circled) in Jaws did just that

While fear impacts everyone differently, with some people freezing and others jumping straight into action – it’s unlikely many beach-goers would be smiling when informed of a killer shark in the waters, yet one extra (circled) in Jaws did just that

Overacting: One extra almost took the spotlight from the famed Nicole Kidman when enthusiastically pointing to Val Kilmer’s Batman, who just smashed through the ceiling in full costume in Batman Forever

Overacting: One extra almost took the spotlight from the famed Nicole Kidman when enthusiastically pointing to Val Kilmer’s Batman, who just smashed through the ceiling in full costume in Batman Forever

One student (pictured) in Enter the Dragon is spotted smiling while surrounded by stone-faced classmates during a Bruce Lee fight

One student (pictured) in Enter the Dragon is spotted smiling while surrounded by stone-faced classmates during a Bruce Lee fight

It's thought this broom-wielding extra in Quantum Of Solace was told to lightly glide his brush along the ground so as not to many any noise while 'sweeping', however, he missed by a long shot and instead raises his tool too high above the pavement

It’s thought this broom-wielding extra in Quantum Of Solace was told to lightly glide his brush along the ground so as not to many any noise while ‘sweeping’, however, he missed by a long shot and instead raises his tool too high above the pavement

Ghostbusters had one extremely enthusiastic extra, who was pictured jumping up and down and grinning before the final battle against villain Gozer

Ghostbusters had one extremely enthusiastic extra, who was pictured jumping up and down and grinning before the final battle against villain Gozer

In 10 Things I Hate About You, one extra, standing up in the crowd of girls (pictured top), is tasked with getting help for her injured coach, yet she's seen until the end of the scene, casually walking on the field (pictured bottom left, in the background)

In 10 Things I Hate About You, one extra, standing up in the crowd of girls (pictured top), is tasked with getting help for her injured coach, yet she’s seen until the end of the scene, casually walking on the field (pictured bottom left, in the background)

Advertisement


Source link

Related Articles

Back to top button