In the latest episode of Film Stories with Simon Brew, what happened when director David Fincher sought a more contained movie to make, and the film that was supposed to be Die Hard crossed with Dead Poets Society
Hudson Hawk is, to date, the only film that Bruce Willis has a screenwriting credit on. And a year before, as Die Hard 2 premiered, its producer boasted that Hudson Hawk would be even bigger. But things soon went off track. Meanwhile, in the aftermath of Wayne's World, Disney backed Romy & Michele's High School Reunion, but soon had second thoughts. Stories of both are discussed in this episode...
The British shoot of Robin Hood: Prince Of Thieves (1991) had to do battle with weather, pregnancy, editing issues and a regretful head of the BBFC. The 24th James Bond film meanwhile, Spectre, was in a race against the clock from day one. Stories of both are discussed in this episode!
Film Stories with Simon Brew is a podcast that looks to dig into the stories behind popular movies. From troubled productions, to rights issues, to difficulties with release to films nearly falling apart, the podcast will be looking at the stories that don't always seem apparent when watching a movie!