The Breakfast Club;
John Hughes nearly fired Judd Nelson for his mean attitude toward Molly
Ringwald. Paul Gleason convinced him not to, telling Hughes it was method
Planes, Trains, and
Autombiles; No transportation company wanted to
appear inept or deficient in any way, so crews had to rent twenty miles of
train track and refurbish old railroad cars, construct a set that looked like
an airline terminal, design a rent-a-car company logo and uniforms, and rent
250 cars for the infamous Rent-a-Car sequence.
Sixteen Candles; Molly Ringwald almost lost the part of Samantha to Ally Sheedy her
Home Alone/Home Alone 2: Lost in New York; During a rehearsal of the scene where Harry
and Marv catch Kevin, Joe Pesci accidently bit Macaulay Culkin’s finger,
leaving a permant scar. On the set of the sequel, Pesci told Culkin to “shut
up” after Culkin asked why he never smiled.
Ferris Bueller’s Day Off; During the parade several of the people seen
dancing (including the construction worker and the window washer) originally
had nothing to do with the film. They were simply dancing to the music being
played and John Hughes found it so humorous that he told the camera operators to
Pretty in Pink; John Hughes was allegedly unhappy with the ending. He wanted
Andie to get together with Duckie. But the film’s ending of Andie getting
together with Blaine was forced upon him by the studio.
Facellia Automobiles Facel-Vega HK Concept, 2014. Renders presented in an attempt to raise funds to resurrect the Facel-Vega marque (though it seems Facellia Automobiles don’t necessarily have the right to use the Facel-Vega name). The project appears to have gone no further than these 3D models