Ghost Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

18th October 2011

Tweet: "Last night we all went & saw Ghost (musical) in Ldn (London). Cried our eyes out, it was SO good! Congrats to my friends Glen Ballard & Dave Stewart!" Katy Perry is a big fan of the stageshow adaptation of Demi Moore and Patrick Swayze's romantic blockbuster.

6th March 2011

Fact: Ghost villain Tony Goldwyn is set to join the celebrity U.S. presidents club when he plays the American leader in new TV drama Damage Control.

29th October 2009

Quote: "Ghost was on recently and I sat there for about 10 minutes going, 'Do I have the courage to put it on that station?' and actually it wasn't that bad." LISA NIEMI on plucking up the strength to watch her late husband Patrick Swayze in his hit film.

16th September 2009

Fact: Late actor Patrick Swayze was a long shot to play Sam in hit movie Ghost - because the movie's director, Jerry Zucker, and screenwriter, Bruce Joel Rubin, insisted he was the wrong man for the job. But when Harrison Ford, Tom Cruise and Tom Hanks passed on the part, they agreed to audition Swayze.

4th April 2009

Quote: "He's working his butt off, he's doing all kinds of exercises. He doesn't have an expiration date; when it comes, it comes." Whoopi Goldberg on her Ghost co-star Patrick Swayze who is currently battling cancer.

6th March 2009

Fact: A musical version of hit 1990 movie Ghost is set to open in London's West End next year (10). Former Eurythmics music-maker Dave Stewart is penning tracks for the show, in collaboration with songwriter GLEN BALLARD.

11th October 2008

Quote: "I think other times when your mom's telling you what to do, you're like, 'God Mom, come on!' But when the creative side kind of comes with it, I've been really impressed and it's a really interesting thing to see." Rumer Willis on working with her mother Demi Moore on the Ghost star's directorial debut, STREAK.

29th November 2007

Quote: "We all bring a unique aspect to the group, whether we're known or not. Some of us have more success than others, but that's why WU-TANG is stronger than Raekwon as himself or Ghost (Ghostface Killah) as himself." Wu-Tang Clan rapper RZA on why the hip-hop supergroup is bigger than the sum of its parts.

3rd March 2007

Quote: "If someone would have pitched this idea and said, `Y'know, I've got this great idea - it's a love story with a dead guy,' anybody in their right mind would have said, `Thanks, but no thanks.'" Demi Moore on cult romance Ghost.

8th November 2006

Fact: Julia Roberts and Nicole Kidman both auditioned for the lead role in Ghost, a part which eventually went to DEMI MOORE.


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