Released in the summer of 1990, "Ghost" quickly became Swayze’s highest-grossing film.
From who almost played Sam and Molly to how the infamous pottery scene was shot, Jerry Zucker shares stories from the making of 'Ghost'.
Thirty years since 'Ghost' changed pottery wheels forever, Tony Goldwyn looks back at playing the loathsome Carl opposite Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore.
Can you imagine Crocodile Dundee taking on the emotional potters wheel scene in ‘Ghost’, to the strains of ‘Unchained Melody’? “That’s not a vase… *THIS* is a vase,” he would undoubtedly have quipped. In the end, the role went to Patrick Swayze, and the rest is history, but had Paul Hogan not got the wrong end of the stick, it could have been all his. Hogan, 77, yesterday received the Longford Lyell Award, for ‘a truly outstanding contribution to the enrichment of Australia’s screen environment and culture’, presented to him at the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards. ...
During an interview on Geeking Out, an AMC show hosted by Kevin Smith, ‘Zombieland’ writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick talk about the cult movie as they make the stark revelation that legendary actor Bill Murray wasn’t meant to be in the movie - instead it was thought that the late Patrick Swayze would fill the cameo role. The likes of Jean-Claude Van Damme were allegedly approached and all of them turned it down, so they asked one of the film’s stars Woody Harrelson for ideas.
It’s been 29 years since the late Patrick Swayze literally swept Jennifer Grey off her feet in the romantic drama ‘Dirty Dancing’, but Grey actually refused a part in the remake. Speaking to The Hollywood Reporter, the actress who famously played Baby said she was approached for the ABC TV movie but chose to turn it down.