Viggo Mortensen Was Up For A Big Role In Sixteen Candles

John Hughes’ directorial debut “Sixteen Candles” is one of the most popular romantic comedies of the 1980s.

It tells the story of Sam (Molly Ringwald), a young teenager whose 16th birthday is overshadowed by her older sister’s wedding, causing her parents to forget about her special day.

The only thing keeping her going is her unrequited high school crush.

Sam secretly pines for Jake Ryan (Michael Schoeffling), her senior in school and a certified dreamboat, while simultaneously navigating the affections of Ted (Anthony Michael Hall), Aka “The Geek,” and seemingly the only boy interested in her.Ringwald, Hall, and Schoeffling were perfectly cast…The post Viggo Mortensen Was Up For a Big Role In Sixteen Candles appeared first on /Film.

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