What’s outdated is new once more because the stars of “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” just lately reunited to reminisce on their time filming the 1986 film.
Matthew Broderick, Jennifer Grey, Alan Ruck, Mia Sara, and extra, all joined in a digital chat for actor Josh Gad’s YouTube collection “Reunited Apart.”
Broderick, 58, joined the decision first and recalled being informed by his agent that John Hughes wished him for an upcoming film.
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“I was doing a play at the time and everybody said he’s the Steven Speilberg of teen movies, that’s what they said,” the actor remembered. “I said, ‘That seems good’ and then I think I rented ‘Breakfast Club’ and ‘Sixteen Candles’ and I loved them.”
He continued: “I got a call to the stage door: ‘Matthew, you have a call.’ It was Ace Video Store [saying]: ‘You’ve had ‘Sixteen Candles out for two and a half months now. How do you intend to pay? You owe $11,000.’ And I said ‘You can’t charge me more than the tape cost, what do you mean?’ They were quite serious.”
The star mentioned that there was one thing that fearful him in regards to the movie: breaking the fourth wall.
Broderick recounted having starred in two performs wherein his character speaks to the viewers, resulting in hesitation when the provide for “Bueller” got here his means.
“I was actually like, ‘Oh, man, maybe I better not do this because all I ever do is talk to the audience,” he mentioned however famous that talking to a dwell viewers was completely different from speaking to a digital camera.
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Finally, Grey, 60, who performed Broderick’s sister, popped in for the decision as effectively, reminiscing on some of her on-set antics.
“I had no one to hang out with because they were all playing all the time, so I was very much on my own,” the “Dirty Dancing” star remembered. “So I would get in all sorts of trouble.”
The actress mentioned she would gown herself as much as seem like an autograph hound, even attempting to sneak into the film whereas in disguise.
“John [Hughes] had security trailing me and saying, ‘Keep her away from us,’ and I just was going up to everyone to see if I could get into the movie as this autograph hound,” she recalled of her prank antics. “I felt so left out!”
“I totally forgot, you were such a nut!” mentioned Sara, 53, with amusing.
The stars of the movie mirrored on working with Hughes, who died in 2009 on the age of 59 after a coronary heart assault.
“He treated kids like they have problems, they have worries and he honored all of that,” mentioned Ruck, 63.
Grey added: “It was almost like he was giving teenagers a break.”
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To cap off the video a quantity of legendary stars recreated some of their iconic moments from their films directed or written by Hughes.
Molly Ringwald, Chevy Chase, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Steve Martin have been among the many stars that paid tribute to the well-known filmmaker by re-reading some of their most well-known traces.