8. Initially, Hughes envisioned The Breakfast Membership star Anthony Michael Corridor as Duckie. However the actor handed, believing it was too just like his earlier function because the Geek in Sixteen Candles.
“It was stunning to John as a result of John felt like he was his son,” Deutch informed Den of Geek. “He felt very near him. You understand, all these children from Breakfast Membership have been like his household.”
9. After Corridor handed, Ringwald pushed for “any person like Robert Downey Jr.” as a result of “he was totally different, and he was quirky, nevertheless it was fully conceivable that we might find yourself collectively,” she defined in You Could not Ignore Me If You Tried. Michael J. Fox was additionally reportedly thought-about.
10. After all, Jon Cryer would go on to make Duckie Dale an iconic character. “He walked in and he was my man,” Deutch informed Gora.
11. However his co-stars did not actually like him, with Cryer explaining in his 2015 memoir, “I feel they have been irritated by me from day one. Molly and Andrew have been very reserved folks, and I am a really outgoing particular person. That might have labored out nice, that dynamic, nevertheless it did not.”
And he wasn’t flawed, as McCarthy admitted to Gora, “Jon was very Duckie-like after we have been making that film. He was very candy and really needy, and I had no endurance for it.”