After serving about five decades inside, Brooks gets paroled. Unfortunately he hangs himself because he was unable to adapt to life on the outside.
Answer: Reading the Bible
Andy was reading the Bible when the guards came in to toss his cell.
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: The Daily Bugle
Andy sent all the incriminating evidence against Warden Norton and his guards to the Daily Bugle. He also sent evidence of his supposed innocence to the newspaper.
Frank Darabont, feeling he alone knew what he wanted, decided to have an insert shot of his hands in place of Andy's hands in the movie.
Answer: A T.V. set
Tommy was caught stealing a t.v. set from a shop.
Andy had drunk himself into an intoxicated state. The drink on the night of his wife's murder was bourbon
Hexlite was the item that Andy went to get from the store. It was a set up for him to get beat up.
Answer: 5 years
It took Frank Darabont, the director, five good years to start developing the movie after he had purchased the rights from Stephen King.
Answer: 600 years
Red remarked that it will take about 600 years to tunnel through the prison walls.