Fake Michael J. Fox account announces a fourth film in the franchise, and social media runs with it.
With his new directorial effort, 'Class Rank,' in theaters this weekend, the noted actor gives us a guided tour of his greatest hits.
For less than 100 lucky customers around the world, the decades-long wait for a real-life version of the auto-lacing Nike (NYSE:NKE) “Air Mag” sneakers from Back to the Future II is nearly over. Nike will auction off a limited number of tech-enabled pairs later this month, the company announced Tuesday. All proceeds from the auction, which begins Tuesday and runs through Oct. 11, will go to The Michael J. Fox Foundation to aid efforts to find a cure for Parkinson’s Disease, the debilitating neurological disorder that affects the Back to the Future actor and millions of people worldwide.
(Courtesy of ‘USA Today’) By Ryan Parker Back to the Future can sell movie tickets — and apparently newspapers. On Thursday, USA Today added a special wrap on all copies featuring the exact same front page as seen in Back to the Future: Part II. Issues flew off the shelves and produced large online orders, according to the newspaper. The paper came out following Back to the Future Day on Wednesday, dubbed that because it was the exact date Marty and Doc travel to from 1985 in the second installment of the trilogy.
Ben Schwartz went full-on Chris Farley for director Robert Zemeckis. The actor, best known for his television roles on Parks and Recreation (as club-king Jean Ralphio) and House of Lies (as arrogant consultant Clyde Obertholdt), scored not only his biggest dramatic film role yet when he was cast as Albert in The Walk, but it was being helmed by one of his all-time favorite filmmakers. “Robert Zemeckis is kind of my hero,” Schwartz told Yahoo Movies in the video interview above. “My favorite movies of all time are — Back to the Future is No. 1, and then Who Framed Roger Rabbit?
In this latest teaser for the upcoming Lego Dimensions — a toy-based video game intertwining many of the brick purveyor’s key movie and TV licenses — Alison Brie meets-cute with her adorable, though anger-prone, Lego Movie alter ego. The setup: Brie receives a mysterious package containing unassembled pieces. She puts the set together revealing Cloud Cuckoo Land’s reigning princess, Unikitty, (“How cute!” gushes Brie.
Before Michael J. Fox skateboarded into America’s hearts in Back to the Future, a different actor was cast to play Marty McFly: Eric Stoltz. The Mask star spent five weeks shooting the movie before director Robert Zemeckis and producer Steven Spielberg decided it wasn’t working out. According to the cast and crew members interviewed by Gaines, Stoltz was very dedicated to the role of Marty McFly, but his extreme Method acting could drive other people up a wall.