Sadly missing from the remake: Cher's stepbrother Josh, played by Paul Rudd.
Back in the ‘80s and ‘90s, Hollywood studios seemed more open to entrusting a woman to direct a mainstream comedy than they do these days (last year, only 7 percent of the 250 highest-grossing films were directed by females).
Check out below, Iggy doing a picture perfect Cher, she walks down the hallway in the signature, yellow plaid schoolgirl outfit." data-reactid="29"Iggy lifts the "Clueless" storyline in the video for her song "Fancy." Directed by Julien Christian Lutz, the clip re-creates a number of memorable scenes from the original.
When you started out as a director, I think mainstream comedies were treated with more respect than they are now.
Marshall would oversee such hits as “Jumpin’ Jack Flash” and “Big” while Thomas did “The Brady Bunch Movie” and “Doctor Dolittle.” And, after great success as screenwriters, Nancy Meyers made her directing debut with “The Parent Trap” and Nora Ephron would score her first major hit with 1993’s “Sleepless in Seattle.” But Amy Heckerling not only beat these ladies to the director’s chair with 1982’s “Fast Times at Ridgemont High,” whose script was adapted by Cameron Crowe from his 1981 book.
She came aboard the Universal release, armed with film degrees from NYU and the American Film Institute, as a virtual unknown.
” They were thinking this wasn’t what we signed up for.
I knew Jennifer’s story was this and Phoebe was going to bring that and Spicoli wasn’t in the dailies yet because he was in the school and the mall.