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Saturday, March 21, 2015

Back To The Future Plus Thirty

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of "Back To The Future," Jason Aron has been working on a documentary about the movie (and its sequels) called "Back In Time." He joined me to explain:
  • how hard it was to get the principals (stars Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, director Robert Zemeckis, writer Bob Gale) to sit down for interviews;
  • why Crispin Glover was replaced by Jeffrey Wiessman as George McFly after the first movie;
  • how much of the film was shot with Eric Stoltz as Marty McFly before he was fired;
  • the culture of "BTTF" fanatics, including hoverboard and tricked-out Delorean subcultures.
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Jason is still raising money on Kickstarter for the film, which is scheduled to be released on October 21, 2015 (the futuristic date Marty McFly travels to in the second movie). Here's the trailer...