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Andrew McCarthy Talks His Love of ‘Weekend at Bernie’s’ and Infamous ‘Pretty in Pink’ Original Ending

Andrew McCarthy has finally made peace with being a member of the Brat Pack. Playing off of the 1950s and 1960s’ Rat Pack, the term Brat Pack represents a group of actors who often appeared together in coming-of-age films from 1983 to 1994, and John Hughes’ The Breakfast Club and Joel Schumacher’s St. Elmo’s Fire […]

Alan Ruck Explains Why ‘Ferris Bueller’ Crew Cheered When the Ferrari Was Destroyed

Alan Ruck gets one question more than any other about Ferris Bueller’s Day Off — and yes, it is about that gorgeous 1961 Ferrari 250 GT California Spyder. The Succession star on Monday dropped by Jimmy Kimmel Live! to mostly discuss the hit HBO series. But, of course, his 1986 John Hughes comedy classic was […]

‘Halloween Kills’ Star Anthony Michael Hall on His Past, Present and Future

[The following interview contains spoilers for Halloween Kills.] Anthony Michael Hall has been working alongside Hollywood luminaries since he was 14 years old, and nearly four decades later, his gratitude for each and every opportunity has only increased. Hall, who recently returned to the big screen in David Gordon Green’s Halloween Kills, plays a grown-up […]

John Hughes Shared His Idea for a ‘Breakfast Club’ Sequel With Anthony Michael Hall

John Hughes, a champion of the teen movie, envisioned a potential return to The Breakfast Club as early as the late 1980s, and Anthony Michael Hall was privy to his pitch. In an interview with The Independent while promoting Halloween Kills, the actor, who broke out as a teen thanks to a series of notable […]

Alan Ruck Says ‘Ferris Bueller’s Day Off’ Was a “Pain in My Ass” for Years

Alan Ruck has a love-hate relationship with Ferris Bueller’s Day Off — which, for many years, was far more the latter emotion. A guest Thursday on the WTF With Marc Maron podcast, the Succession star talked about his tumultuous career before nabbing a series of solid projects, including Speed and Spin City. Before he landed […]

Molly Ringwald on Why She Hasn’t Been Able to Watch Her John Hughes Films With Younger Daughter

Molly Ringwald says her experience of watching The Breakfast Club with her eldest daughter was “emotional” and that while the John Hughes films she worked on are complicated in their representation, she doesn’t think they should be erased. The Sixteen Candles and Riverdale star first reflected on the legacy of Hughes’ popular ’80s coming-of-age films […]

Hollywood Flashback: Glenn Close First Brought Cruella de Vil to Life in 1996

Disney’s Emma Stone-starring Cruella — in theaters and on Disney+ Premier Access on May 28 — will be the third live-action spinoff of the 1961 animated classic, One Hundred and One Dalmatians, itself based on the 1956 Dodie Smith novel The Hundred and One Dalmatians. The first, 1996’s 101 Dalmatians, was the studio’s second attempt […]

Emma Stone Nails Steve Martin’s “F—” Rant From ‘Planes, Trains & Automobiles’

Emma Stone is apparently a huge fan of Planes, Trains & Automobiles and does an excellent impression of an iconic moment from the John Hughes classic. The Oscar-winning actress dropped by Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Thursday to talk about her new Disney film, Cruella, before going in the complete opposite direction with the F-bomb rant […]

Andrew McCarthy Tried to Quit ‘Pretty in Pink’ Over the Original Ending

Andrew McCarthy knew immediately after reading the script that the original ending to the Pretty in Pink was going to be a disaster — and he wanted out. In a recent interview with The New Yorker, the actor-director opened up about his time as an ’80s heartthrob who appeared in some of the decade’s most […]

‘Home Alone’ at 30: Actress Recalls Disgusting Pizza, Sprinting Through O’Hare and Pesci’s Annoying Gold Tooth

Senta Moses Mikan revisits the holiday staple to share new insights about the John Hughes classic.

Will Smith, Kevin Hart to Star in ‘Planes, Trains and Automobiles’ Remake

Kevin Hart and Will Smith are hitching a ride together for a remake of the John Hughes comedy Planes, Trains and Automobiles.

Why Trump’s ‘Home Alone 2’ Cameo Was Cut in Canada

Canadian broadcaster CBC has said it edited out Trump’s cameo from 'Home Alone 2: Lost in New York' for a Christmas holiday broadcast five years ago, before he ran for president.