8. Hughes originally introduced himself The breakfast club star Anthony Michael Hall as a duckie. But the actor passed by believing it was too similar to his previous role as a geek in Sixteen candles.
“It was shocking to John because John felt like his son,” Deutch told Den of Geek. “He felt very close to him. You know, all these kids out Breakfast club were like his family. “
9. After Hall was over, Ringwald pushed for “someone like” Robert Downey Jr“because” he was different and quirky, but it was totally imaginable that we’d end up together, “she explained in You couldn’t ignore me if you tried. Michael J. Fox was also reportedly considered.
10. Of course Jon Cryer would make Duckie Dale an icon. “He came in and he was my type,” Deutch told Gora.
11. But his co-stars didn’t really like him, and Cryer stated in his 2015 memoir, “I think they were irritated with me from day one. Molly and Andrew were very reserved people, and I’m a very sociable person That could have worked great, this dynamic, but it didn’t work. “
And he wasn’t wrong, as McCarthy Gora admitted: “Jon was very duckie-like when we made this movie. He was very cute and very needy and I had no patience for it.”