How Michael J. Fox Made Johnny B. Goode Iconic

Back to the future Is as close to a perfect summer movie as Hollywood has given us. Naturally, a lot of hard work went into making the iconic film. In a recent interview with Empire, Michael J. Fox talked about the scene where a large amount of prop work was done on the pretext of playing the guitar on screen to play the guitar. Johnny B. Gode.

“When I did the ‘Johnny B. Gode’ scene, I had a great guitar teacher who taught me how to play.” [Zemeckis], ‘When I do this scene, I play the guitar, so you can sync me. Feel free to bite my hand at any time. ‘After saying this, it put pressure on me that I could fuck it properly. So I had this guy Paul Hanson, my guitar teacher. “

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So the film was able to hide the fact that Michael j fox Was not the most talented guitar player. However, the instrument was only a small part of the performance. The actor had to spend a month working on his footwork to watch the dance at the stage fully at home.

“For about four weeks we worked on this piece and at the same time I was working with this choreographer for Madonna. I said, ‘I dance like a duck. I can’t dance. But I do what Wish, that’s all involved. The features and customs and oddities of my favorite guitarists, so a Pete Townshend windmill, and a Jimi Hendrix behind, and a Chuck Berry duck walk. ‘And we did all that work, and he did it. Flowed. It was moments like this when you don’t think, I’m tired or I feel up to do that. You just do it and have a blast. “

All that hard work paid off, and the scene in question became one of the most iconic parts of the film, and featured a staple of pop culture with innumerable films and quarrels based on scene. For Fox, playing the role of Marty McFly Back to the future The franchise was a game-changer, establishing him as a blockbuster leading man.

Recently, Marty was honored by Empire magazine, when fans voted him one of the top 50 heroes in cinema so far. He joined the iconic list with other film industry icons such as Atticus Finch, Ellen Ripley and Indiana Jones.

whereas Back to the future While the franchise is several decades old, fan enthusiasm for the series has not declined. Josh Gad recently held a digital reunion for the film’s cast and crew on his YouTube show Together. Viewers got to see Fox, Christopher Lloyd (Dr. Emmett Brown), Lee Thompson (Lorraine Baines-McFly), Mary Steinbergen (Clara Clayton) and Elizabeth Shu (Jennifer Parker in the latter two films). Director / co-writer Robert Zemeckis, producer / co-writer Bob Gayle, and singer Huey Levy and musician Alan Silvestri were also in attendance. This story came from Empire Online.

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