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John Hughes' Style Will Inspire Marvel's Spider-man

Marvel's 'Spider-Man' will be inspired by the work of director John Hughes.Kevin Feige, the President of Marvel Studios, has admitted the new characters in the film - which will see British actor Tom Holland star...

'Uncle Buck' Set For Tv Remake On Abc, Starring Mike Epps

ABC has reportedly picked up a single-camera comedy based on the 1989 movie Uncle Buck, which will star Mike Epps. The show joins a string of new comedies the network announced yesterday, including the return...

The Breakfast Club Stars Team Up For South By Southwest Reunion

The two actresses greeted fans at the Paramount Theatre in Austin prior to a question-and-answer session about the 1985 film. Their appearance was in anticipation of a series of planned screenings for the...

'The Breakfast Club' To Return To Us Theatres For 30th Anniversary

It’s been 30 years since John Hughes’ classic The Breakfast Club hit theatres and changed the teen movie landscape. So what better way is there to celebrate the iconic movie’s birthday, than by bringing it...

Evan Rachel Wood And Rumer Willis To Star In John Hughes Musical

Evan Rachel Wood and Rumer Willis are teaming up for a cabaret show based on the films of John Hughes.The actresses will star in For the Record: Dear John Hughes, alongside Tracie Thoms and Lindsey...

Ezra Koenig 'More American Than Ever'

Vampire Weekend's Ezra Koenig feels ''more American than ever before''.The 'Diane Young' singer surprised even himself with how he has embraced his home country, even though the band's new album, 'Modern Vampires of the City',...

Molly Ringwald Covers The Breakfast Club's 'Don't You (Forget About Me)

Molly Ringwald, of The Breakfast Club fame, has covered the film's main theme song for her new jazz album Except Sometimes. The singer puts a new spin on the catchy track, originally by Simple Minds."When...

Matthew Broderick's Ferris Bueller Super Bowl Ad Released Online

Last week, when a 30 second trailer for Honda's Ferris Bueller-inspired Super Bowl ad was aired, Matthew Broderick fans thought they were going to have to wait until the big game until they got a...

Garner And Van Der Beek Join The Breakfast Club

Jennifer Garner and James Van Der Beek were among the actors who stepped onstage for an unrehearsed theatre performance of John Hughes' movie The Breakfast Club in Los Angeles on Sunday night (23Oct11).Pregnant actress Garner...

Abigail Breslin Lands A Virgin Mary Role

Abigail Breslin will star in indie comedy 'A Virgin Mary'. The 'Little Miss Sunshine' star will take on the lead role in the movie about a teenager who vows to have sex with her best...

Justin Timberlake Wants More Work With Will Gluck

Justin Timberlake wants to make "plenty" of films with director Will Gluck.The actor-and-singer has praised the filmmaker after working with him on 'Friends with Benefits', which saw him star alongside Mila Kunis and Patricia Clarkson,...

Molly Ringwald: 'I Have No Idea Where Shoeffling Is'

Actress Molly Ringwald has no idea where her love interest in beloved coming-of-age John Hughes movie Sixteen Candles is - because she hasn't spoken to him for years.The actress shot to fame in the teen...

Ringwald Explodes Hughes Film Casting Myths

The casts of cult John Hughes films Pretty In Pink and The Breakfast Club could have been completely different if the late writer/director had his way, according to his star Molly Ringwald.The actress attended a...

Molly Ringwald Pays A Visit To John Hughes Film Class To Talk Kissing Viggo

Actress Molly Ringwald thrilled film students at the University of Southern California earlier this week (beg25Apr11) when she dropped in for a class all about the films of her late movie mentor John Hughes.Students are...

Mandela Speaks On Pop Track

NELSON MANDELA is launching a bid for the pop charts - he has recorded a spoken-word vocal for a track by Irish musician JOHN HUGHESThe former South African president makes his recording debut in The...

The Breakfast Club Stars Reunite For Hughes Tribute

Actress MOLLY RINGWALD reunited with her former THE BREAKFAST CLUB castmates on Monday night (20Sep10) to pay tribute to late director JOHN HUGHES at a special event in New York.The now-grown-up kids from the cult...

Breakfast Club Stars To Reunite For Hughes Tribute

The kids of cult movie THE BREAKFAST CLUB are to reunite again this weekend (18Sep10) for a tribute to late director JOHN HUGHES.Molly Ringwald and her castmates will be part of a Hughes celebration planned...

Hughes Honoured At Michigan Festival

Late moviemaker JOHN HUGHES was honoured for his contribution to cinema at a film festival in his native Michigan on Tuesday (27Jul10).The Breakfast Club director, who was born in the state's capital of Lansing, received...

Spader Took Pretty In Pink Role To Pay Bills

JAMES SPADER is amazed his role in JOHN HUGHES' Brat Pack film PRETTY IN PINK made him an 80s icon - insisting he only took the part to pay the bills.Spader rose to fame in...

Hughes' Lost Movie To Be Made

One of JOHN HUGHES' lost movies is reportedly set for a posthumous release.Bosses at Paramount Pictures have purchased the rights to Hughes' unfilmed script Grisby's Go Broke, about a dysfunctional Chicago, Illinois family who lose...

Ringwald Didn't Speak To Hughes For Over Two Decades

Actress MOLLY RINGWALD is relieved she resolved her differences with writer/director JOHN HUGHES before his death last week (06Aug09), after confessing the pair had not spoken in more than 20 years.Ringwald was a teenager when...

Simple Minds Plan Hughes Tribute

British rockers SIMPLE MINDS are planning to honour late moviemaker JOHN HUGHES on their upcoming world tour - by dedicating their classic track DON’T YOU (FORGET ABOUT ME) to his memory.The track was featured in...

Stein Honours Hughes At Funeral

Actor BEN STEIN paid an emotional farewell to his FERRIS BUELLER'S DAY OFF director JOHN HUGHES at his "very touching" funeral on Tuesday (11Aug09).Hughes passed away aged 59 after suffering a heart attack while out...

Hughes Documentary Set For International Release

A low-budget documentary about late writer/director JOHN HUGHES is set to hit theatres across the globe.Don't You Forget About Me tells the story of Hughes' life and was completed before the beloved filmmaker died from...

Stars Pay Tribute To Hughes

STEVE MARTIN, MACAULAY CULKIN and MATTHEW BRODERICK are leading the tributes to director JOHN HUGHES, who died on Thursday (06Aug09).Hughes passed away after suffering a heart attack while out walking in Manhattan, New York. The...

Brat Pack Leader John Hughes Dead At 59

Brat Pack director JOHN HUGHES has died after suffering a heart attack.The man behind hit films like The Breakfast Club, Ferris Bueller's Day Off and Pretty in Pink was 59 when he collapsed and died...

Brat Pack Leader John Hughes Dead At 59

Brat Pack director JOHN HUGHES has died after suffering a heart attack.The man behind hit films like The Breakfast Club, Ferris Bueller's Day Off and Pretty in Pink was 59 when he collapsed and died...

Ringwald Begs For Sixteen Candles Sequel

Eighties Brat Pack star MOLLY RINGWALD is begging filmmaker JOHN HUGHES to make a sequel of 1984 teen movie SIXTEEN CANDLES. Ringwald made her name in the adolescent romantic comedy, the first of a string...

Philips: 'I Want To Star In The Breakfast Club Remake'

Hollywood actor LOU DIAMOND PHILLIPS wants to star in a remake of cult 1980s movie THE BREAKFAST CLUB. The star - who is of Spanish, Filipino, Chinese and American Indian origin - is desperate to...

Wilson To Star In New Hughes Comedy

THE WEDDING CRASHERS star OWEN WILSON will star in the comedy DRILLBIT TAYLOR from cult 1980s director JOHN HUGHES. Hughes wrote and directed classic movies in the 1980s including SIXTEEN CANDLES, THE BREAKFAST CLUB and...

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