In the new episode of Film Stories with Simon Brew, a Steven Spielberg film that took a long time to make, and a 1980s romcom with a casting challenge.

Ready Player One (2018) was subject of a sizeable bidding war. When Steven Spielberg finally came to the film, he’d be able to complete and release a different film from scratch during its post-production.

Working Girl (1988) had a parent studio that wanted big star names – not without problems – and the production had to be shut down for 24 hours too…

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