‘The Breakfast Club’ Girls Molly Ringwald and Ally Sheedy Meet at SXSW Festival
After 30 years now since its onscreen release, 80’s classic movie ‘The Breakfast Club’ brings back together again two of its original cast during the SXSW Festival in Austin. After all, who’d better to spend Saturday detention with than with an old friend? Read on for more details.
According to HollywoodLife.com, a tribute was made in honor of the 30th anniversary of the release of the movie “The Breakfast Club. Joining in the celebration are the two girls of the movie’s iconic cast members with respective stereotypes.
Previously starring as the Princess Claire Standish, Molly Ringwald posed on the red carpet with her former co-star Ally Sheedy, also known as the Basket Case Allison Reynolds. After gracing the red carpet, Ringwald and Sheedy were invited onstage for a Q&A about the classic film they starred into. Both Ringwald and Sheedy later posted photos of their mini reunion on their respective Twitter accounts.
According to US Weekly, “The Breakfast Club” will be shown in theaters all over the country iIn tribute of the movie’s 30th anniversary. It will premiere on two movie dates later this month, on Thursday, Mar. 26 and Tuesday, Mar. 31. The movie screenings will include a featurette showing previous interviews and recollections of the five cast members. To be shown alongside Ringwald and Sheedy are their fellow Brat Pack members Emilio Estevez who played the Athlete Andy Clark, Judd Nelson who played the Criminal John Bender and Anthony Michael Hall who played the Brain Brian Johnson. Aside from this, the movie’s anniversary edition is now available as DVD and Blu-ray.
Though it has been years now since ‘The Breakfast Club’ was released, it is still considered a quite a well-known movie, even surprising its cast. In an interview on Today, Ringwald expressed how much their movie made an impact over the years. In another Today interview, Nelson also showed how pleasantly surprised he is of the movie’s reception. “You always hope on every project that it’s special, that it will stand the test of time, but you never really know.” And ‘The Breakfast Club’ really stood to the expectations.
“You always hope on every project that it’s special, that it will stand the test of time, but you never really know.” And ‘The Breakfast Club’ really stood to the expectations.” Nelson said in his interview.
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