John Hughes


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  • Birth Name: John Hughes Jr.
  • Birth Place: Lansing, MI
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 02/18/1950, Aquarius
  • Date of Death: 08/06/2009
  • Profession: Screenwriter; director
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Will Uncle Buck Be the Next Series to Be Scrapped in Development?

ABC's Uncle Buck adaptation was only announced a few days ago, and it's already in danger of getting scrapped. The families of the late John Hughes, who directed the original 1989 film, and late star John Candy, who played the titular character, have both expressed disapproval with the television adaptation in a statement released to Deadline.

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Listen to Molly Ringwald's Bizarre Jazz Cover of "Don't You (Forget About Me)"

You won't easily forget about Molly Ringwald's jazzy rendition of Simple Minds' "Don't You (Forget About Me), the song that her film The Breakfast Club helped put on the map. more

Curly Sue's Alisan Porter Gets Married

Curly Sue is all grown up, married and pregnant!

Alisan Porter, who rose to child stardom in the 1991 John Hughes film, wed Brian Autenrieth, on Saturday, People reports. The couple is also expecting their first child, a boy, in July.

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Happiness Ahead

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Year Title Description
2010 God in America TV Show Series, Subject (person only)
2008 Drillbit Taylor Movie, Source
2006 This Is England Movie, Sound
2002 Maid In Manhattan Movie, Source
2001 Just Visiting Movie, Writer

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VIDEO: Watch Matthew Broderick's Bueller-Nostalgic Super Bowl Ad Early!

The big game is still six days away, and some of the Super Bowl's advertisers are already flaunting their pricey commercials early online.

As first teased last week, Matthew Broderick will reprise his iconic role as Ferris Bueller (kind of) to hype the Honda CR-V. In the clip, Broderick plays hooky from an acting gig by faking sick and riding around town in the SUV. The ad is full of nods to the... read more

VIDEO: Ferris Lives! Matthew Broderick Reprises Iconic Role for Super Bowl Ad

Bueller ... bueller ... BUELLER!

Twenty-five years after the release of the now '80s pop-culture classic Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Matthew Broderick will reprise his role as the fun-loving "totally righteous dude" for a commercial airing on the day of the Super Bowl.

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Bachelorette's Chris Harrison: I Begged Ashley to Cut Bentley

Although The Bachelorette's Ashley Hebert has a strong group of guys to choose from, one suitor stood out in the season premiere, but not in a good way. Before the night began, Ashley explained to host Chris Harrison that she had been warned about Bentley and that he was going on the show to promote his company and not find love. Despite Ashley's intel — and Bentley admitting to producers he had hoped Emily Maynard would be the Bachelorette — she gave him a rose. Harrison tells he begged Ashley to cut him, but she went with her gut. Plus: Harrison weighs in on some of the night's more memorable men.

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Glee's Chris Colfer Makes Leap to Big Screen for Lightning

Chris Colfer is about to get struck By lightning, in a good way.

The Emmy-nominated Glee star is set to make his feature film debut in the coming-of-age comedy Struck by Lightning, Variety reports.

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Colfer, 20, wrote the script for and will star in the film, which will be shot during Glee's hiatus next summer. Youth in Revolt's David Permut, who is currently looking for a director for the project, said the script is reminiscent of... read more

Farrah Fawcett, Bea Arthur Not Included in Oscars Tribute Package

Why weren't Farrah Fawcett and Bea Arthur included in the "In Memoriam" package on Sunday's Oscars telecast?

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Academy spokesperson Penny Melidonian pointed out that both actresses... read more


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