Emilio Estevez reveals why he ‘rejected’ more reboots and revivals

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Emilio Estevez reveals why he 'rejected' more reboots and revivals


Almost 30 years before he first portrayed Gordon Bombay in The Mighty Ducks in 1992, Emilio Estevez reveals why he agreed to return.

The 58-year-old actor returns as Bombay, who founded the Mighty Ducks hockey team that has since grown into an elite travel team.

Estevez revealed in a new interview with Entertainment Weekly that he has said no to reboots and repeats in the past, before returning with this new Disney Plus series, which debuted last Friday.

Emilio’s Return: Almost 30 years before he first portrayed Gordon Bombay in 1992 The Mighty Ducks, Emilio Estevez reveals why he agreed to return

Gordon returns: The 58-year-old actor returns as Bombay, who founded the Mighty Ducks hockey team that has since grown into an elite travel team

Gordon returns: The 58-year-old actor returns as Bombay, who founded the Mighty Ducks hockey team that has since grown into an elite travel team

The original film debuted in 1992, starring Estevez’s character Gordon Bombay, a lawyer who is arrested for drunk driving and sentenced to 500 hours of community service.

He is doomed to coach a motley hockey team known as The Mighty Ducks, as he leads them to greatness.

Estevez returned as the Bombay in 1994’s D2: The Mighty Ducks and 1996’s D3: The Mighty Ducks, though he still doesn’t respond well to the sequels.

Original film: He is doomed to coach a motley hockey team known as The Mighty Ducks, as he leads them to greatness

Original film: He is doomed to coach a motley hockey team known as The Mighty Ducks, as he leads them to greatness

Sequel: Estevez returned as Bombay in 1994 D2: The Mighty Ducks and 1996 D3: The Mighty Ducks, though he still doesn't respond well to sequels

Sequel: Estevez returned as Bombay in 1994 D2: The Mighty Ducks and 1996 D3: The Mighty Ducks, though he still doesn’t respond well to sequels

“Over the years, there have been a lot of meetings, whether it’s through the Anaheim Ducks or various charities. I’m famous for rejecting all of these, whether it’s a reunion for Breakfast Club or The Outsiders or St. Elmo’s Fire or Young Guns, all of them, ”Estevez said.

“Fortunately, I may have acted in films that have stood the test of time and have a long lifespan, so a lot of people have wanted to see meetings where they are now,” he said. -he adds.

“So on the one hand it’s a blessing to have been involved in this, but on the other hand it’s like I rarely, if ever, participate. So coming back for a Mighty Ducks reunion and replaying that role was a big step forward, ”Estevez continued.

Meetings: `` Over the years there have been a lot of meetings, whether through the Anaheim Ducks or various charities.  Famous, I rejected all of these, whether it was a meeting for Breakfast Club or The Outsiders or St. Elmo's Fire or Young Guns, all of them, '' Estevez said.

Meetings: “Over the years there have been a lot of meetings, whether through the Anaheim Ducks or various charities. Famous, I rejected all of these, whether it was a meeting for Breakfast Club or The Outsiders or St. Elmo’s Fire or Young Guns, all of them, ”Estevez said.

Estevez reunited with original Mighty Ducks writer Steven Brill for the new series, The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers, who reunited while filming their 2018 film The Public, which Brill wrote and directed.

“While I was doing The Public, I just wasn’t in the free space for it. I didn’t really see where they were going to go with Bombay, I kind of thought we had played it, ”added Estevez.

“Steven and the writers started telling me about this idea that Bombay was hiding, that hockey hasn’t been good for him for the past two decades, that he’s that guy who lives on the outskirts of town and doesn’t is not really engaging. with people, ”continued Estevez.

New Series: Estevez reunited with original Mighty Ducks writer Steven Brill for the new series, The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers, who reunited while filming their 2018 film The Public, which Brill wrote and directed

New Series: Estevez reunited with original Mighty Ducks writer Steven Brill for the new series, The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers, who reunited while filming their 2018 film The Public, which Brill wrote and directed

“He is not married. He has no children. He’s a bit of a mystery as to where he’s been. But it was not a good place; it was a much darker place than the last time we saw Bombay. And that seduced me, ”he added.

Estevez added that Bombay is “trying to keep the ice palace with duct tape and prayers.”

“The fact that we were going to see this guy again but so different from the last time we saw him?” It is certainly not what we would expect. But what I like is that there are 10 episodes that we had to find out where he’s been and ultimately where he’s going, ”he added.

The second episode of The Mighty Ducks: Game Changer, titled Dusters, debuts Friday, April 1 on Disney Plus.

Mystery: “He is not married.  He has no children.  He's a bit of a mystery as to where he's been.  But it was not a good place;  it was a much darker place than the last time we saw Bombay.  And that seduced me, '' he added

Mystery: “He is not married. He has no children. He’s a bit of a mystery as to where he’s been. But it was not a good place; it was a much darker place than the last time we saw Bombay. And that seduced me ”, he added.

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