What is old is new again, as the star of “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” recently reunited to reminisce on their time filming the 1986 film.
Matthew Broderick, Jennifer Grey, Alan Ruck, Mia Sara, and more, all come together in a virtual chat for the actor Josh Gad YouTube series, ” Gathered outside. “
Broderick, 58, joined the call of the first and recalled being told by his agent John Hughes wanted him for a movie to come.
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“I was doing a play at the time and everyone says that he is the Steven Speilberg of teen movies, this is what they have said,” the actor recalled. “I said, ‘That seems good’, and then I think I rented “Breakfast Club” and “Sixteen Candles” and I loved it. ”
He continued: “I received a call from the scene of the door:” Matthew, you have a call.’ It was Ace Video Shop [saying]: “You have had” Sixteen Candles for two and a half months now. How will you pay? You owe$ 11,000.’ And I said, ” You can’t charge me more than the tape cost, what do you mean?’ They were very serious. “
The star said that there was something that worried him about the film: breaking the fourth wall.
Broderick told to have played in two plays in which his character speaks to the audience, leading to hesitation at the time of the offer for “Bueller” came his way.
“In reality, I was like, ‘Oh, man, maybe I’d better not do that, because I never do is talk with the public,” he said, but noted that speaking to an audience that was different from talking to a camera.
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Finally, Gray, 60, who played Broderick’s sister, popped in to the call as well, returning to some of his on-set antics.
“I had no one to go out with because they were all playing all the time, so I was very well on my own “, the “Dirty Dancing” star recalled. “Therefore, I would like to get into all sorts of trouble. ”
The actress said she was going to dress up to look like an autograph hound, even trying to sneak into the movie whereas in the disguise.
“John [Hughes] security leak to me and said, ‘keep it away from us, and I just was on the rise in all the world to see if I could get in the film that this autograph hound,” she recalled his joke antics. “I felt so left out! ”
“I totally forgot, you were a nut! “said Sara, 53, with a laugh.
The stars of the film reflects on the work with Hughes, who died in 2009 at the age of 59 after a heart attack.
“He treated the children like they have problems, they have problems and he has honored them all,” said Ruck, 63.
Gray added: “It was almost as if he was to give teenagers a break. ”
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To top the video a number of legendary stars recreated some of their iconic moments of their films directed or written by Hughes.
Molly Ringwald, Chevy Chase, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Steve Martin were among the stars who paid tribute to the famous filmmaker by re-reading some of their most famous lines.