“Life goes pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around every now and then, you might miss it.”
First example of this statement? It has been 35 years since Ferris Bueller’s day off premiered on June 11. Time really flies when you steal a Ferrari, lead a parade, and avoid eviction all over Chicago, right?
the John Hugues movie played Matthew Broderick, Alan Ruck, Mia Sara and Jennifer gray and became a surprise hit in 1986, grossing over $ 70 million in revenue, making its actors some of Hollywood’s biggest young stars and making Ferris Bueller one of the culture’s most beloved movie characters. pop. Come on, who didn’t want to be friends with Ferris or just to be Ferris, thanks to his skipping school adventures and his too cool-for-school attitude?
And when the cast virtually reunited in June 2020, Broderick considered getting the iconic role.
“John Hughes, who wrote and directed it, I got a call from my agent who told me he wanted me to be in a movie,” he said. “I was in a room at the time and everyone was saying he was the Steven Spielberg of teen movies … And then I rented Breakfast Club and Sixteen candles and I loved them. “
Basically it was an easy yes.