Flash Facts: 22 Things You Should Know About This Year's Oscars

Who's the youngest nominee? Which movie is the most nominated? Check out fun facts to make you an instant expert before the Oscars on Feb. 26 (23 Photos)

Nisha Gopalan on Feb 22, 2012 at 6:13PM

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Flash Facts: 22 Things You Should Know About This Year's Oscars

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Much has been made of George Clooney’s enduring friendship with frequent costar Brad Pitt. But The Descendants’ leading man has another longtime buddy nominated for an Oscar this year. Clooney and The Help’s Viola Davis have appeared together in three films now: Out of Sight, Solaris and Syriana. The sex symbol even fulfilled one of Davis' deepest fantasies. "I begged him to let me stay at his villa in Lake Como for my honeymoon," she says of his 22-room villa in Italy. He obliged, later joking, "I wasn’t there -- that was her request!"

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