2 Biographical Movies |
4 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
15 Interviews |
6 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
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[on superstars] I've worked with Paul McCartney
, and Michael Jackson
, and The Blues Brothers, and David Bowie
, and a lot of people that have gone through that experience, and man I think it's difficult to remain sane under those circumstances. When you see what happened to Elvis Presley
- I mean, I understand it, but with that level of stardom, and that level of celebrity, it's a miracle if you ...
Close friend, George Lucas
, offered John Landis the role of director on Howard the Duck
(1986). After reading the script Landis turned down the opportunity due to the police car crashes in the finale. He felt this was too similar to that of his previous film The Blues Brothers
Airport scenes in Into the Night
(1985) and Coming to America
(1988) have a call over the PA system for a 'Mr Frank Ozkerwitz' to pick up the white courtesy phone. This is Frank Oz
's real name. Landis' work frequently features Oz.