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‘Sam And Victor’s Day Off,’ A ‘Ferris Bueller’s’ Spin-Off About The Ferrari Joyride Dudes Is Coming

“You’ve guys got nothing to worry about; I’m a professional.” Ok, this is weird, and it’s only coming to me now. On August 7, 2008, I casually pitched and proposed a spin-off film idea in a blog article titled, The Brief Cameo That Begat An Entire Film: Our Take ‘Ferris Bueller’s Day Off’, back in […]

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Why Alan Ruck Was Working At Sears After Shooting Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

Nearly 40 years after his role as Cameron in “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,” actor Alan Ruck has reentered the cultural zeitgeist with his role as Connor in HBO’s “Succession” and Jay Rosen in Hulu’s “The Dropout.”There are no big gaps in Ruck’s resume — the actor spent decades bouncing between supporting parts in moderately successful […]

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‘Valley Girl’: This Jukebox Musical Definitely Doesn’t Have The Beat [Review]

Though it doesn’t have the same cultural cache as “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,” “Sixteen Candles,” or “The Breakfast Club,” Martha Coolidge’s 1983 film, “Valley Girl,” beat John Hughes to the punch with a film that mixes realistic teen problems and a New Wave soundtrack, endearing it by an entire generation of audiences. Sure, looking back […]

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Larry Jenkins, ‘Ferris Bueller’s Day Off’ and ‘Edtv’ Actor, Dies at 63

Actor Larry “Flash” Jenkins, known for his appearance as a valet driver in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off and a husband in Edtv, died Thursday of a heart attack, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.Jenkins was born in 1955 in Long Island, N.Y., and began his career as an actor in the 1978 TV movie Crisis in […]

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