Back To The Future Cast Virtually Reunites With Anecdotes And Reenactments

Back to the Future

by James White |
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If there is any real benefit of the current Coronavirus situation, it's that casts from your favourite movies are gathering (remotely) to talk about their experiences, and unlike Q&As, there's none of that pesky travelling to a big room or spending money on tickets. Josh Gad is spearheading the trend for virtual reunions, and the latest episode of his Reunited Apart series featured the cast (and creators) of Back To The Future. Take a look...

Gathering Christopher Lloyd, Michael J. Fox and Lea Thompson initially, Gad then widened the discussion out to include co-writer Bob Gale and co-writer/director Robert Zemeckis. Beyond that, talk turned to both of the movie's sequels, and who should join the conversation, but Mary Steenburgen, who played Doc Brown's wife-to-be, Clara. And that's not to forget Marty's one true love (even if she was played by more than one person), Jennifer – represented here by Elisabeth Shue.

Finally, the chat added score composer Alan Silvestri (sadly, this being a BTTF show, there was no talk of Portals, though someone should write that down for the future) and Huey Lewis, the man behind pop stalwart The Power Of Love.

With a quick cameo by Future fanJJ Abrams, the show wrapped up with a performance by the cast of the musical based on the film. Heavy...

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