Answer: 600 years
Red remarked that it will take about 600 years to tunnel through the prison walls.
Answer: Rob Reiner
Had Frank Darabont sold his script, the movie would have been produced or directed by Rob Reiner.
Norton sets up a fake prison break and kills Tommy Williams under the guise of escape.
Answer: Thomas Newman
Thomas Newman was in charge of the soundtrack of the movie.
Answer: Clint Eastwood
A number of famous actors such as Clint Eastwood, Harrison Ford, Paul Newman and Robert Redford were all in contention to play Red. However, Frank Darabont picked Morgan Freeman because of his eloquent voice and majestic demeanor.
Answer: Brad Pitt
Brad Pitt was originally offered the role of Tommy Williams. However, it fell to Gil Bellows. This was due to Pitt's existing engagement to another film.
Answer: Randall Stephens
Andy goes by the alias, Randall Stephens, to launder Norton's money.
Answer: Breaking and Entering
Tommy got sentenced to the Shawshank for his crimes of breaking and entering.
Answer: Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption
The book is based on Stephen Kings' book titled Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption.
Andy helped Hadley evade some taxes on his inheritance from his brother who was in the railroad business.