Its stars Michelle Pfeiffer and Maxwell Caulfield failed to get along, Pfeiffer later labelling her on-screen lover as "self-adoring".It turned away a young Tom Cruise for the role of T-Birds leader Johnny Nogerelli, instead plumping for the strikingly uncharismatic Adrian Zmed.Set in 1961, two years after Danny and Sandy headed skywards in their red convertible, we open on a new school year at Rydell High School as Sandy's cousin Michael (Caulfield) arrives from England., Tim Burton's big-screen adaptation of the cult 1960s goth soap opera, opens this week, and rounding out the cast as the matriarch of the Collins Stoddard clan is our favorite Catwoman, original Cool Rider, and all-around class act, Michelle Pfeiffer. It was, in that sense, really difficult because we didn't have the anger to hide behind, the anger that covers up all the pain. STONE: Well, it's fascinating because one does watch that a lot on the screen. PFEIFFER: I think all actors have, because acting is kind of brutal, you know. I can only speak for myself, but almost daily I say to myself, why are you doing this? I think I was difficult on , but I feel there have been very few times when I've been difficult.Don't worry, we got you; we've compiled a list of movie lines that always serve us well.If you're lucky, your girl hasn't seen a lot of flicks and thinks you're a poet.
It entered its 58-day shoot working from an unfinished script, with Didi Conn (reappearing as Frenchy, though she vanishes halfway through the movie) calling the production "rushed, frantic and unorganised".
A diaphanous, flowered silk scarf hangs loose against her elegant neck.
Everything about her, from her appearance to the sound of her soft voice, seems exquisitely feminine, like costly perfume.
Blond Venus: Is Michelle Pfeiffer Hollywood's next screen dream? I think I have common sense; I'm probably at times a bit tunnel-visioned, but I'm strong. STONE: In one of your interviews you talk about feeling like a different person every day. I began thinking about that, and I think it comes down to a question of comfort with vanity.
By Peter Stone Blond, sultry, and ethereal, Michelle Pfeiffer has floated across the screen for less than a decade, but her face has proved unforgettable. STONE: You were born in Southern California—not Los Angeles but Orange County. PFEIFFER: I'm always amazed at how consistent people find me and my behavior, when in fact I do feel different all the time. Men do not take to vanity, because they are taught at an early age that it is wrong to be vain.