Jerry O’Connell, River Phoenix, Will Wheaton, and Corey Feldman were boys who went to high school when they Stay with me. Keifer Sutherland was their high school bully. O’Connell recently responded to a “fun fact” tweet familiar to fans: To maintain character throughout the film, Sutherland (who played John “Ace” Merrill) chose his costars off-camera. His comeback on Instagram is a classic. “We can get him now. Anytime, anywhere,” O’Connell boasted.
Jerry O’Connell has come a long way since Vern. The actor was one of the kids we fell for, for all their awkward growing pains, their vulnerability, and ultimately their courage in their quest to follow the railroad tracks to find a child hit by a train. We saw him on a few TV shows through the almost always cringe-inducing transition from child actor to adult. Then he knocked everyone out with a comeback role that changed the way we saw JOC forever.
In ten years, Jerry O’Connell went from stubborn, fat, and blubbering on the train tracks Vern Tessio to the 6 foot 2, muscular first draft pick Frank “The Cush” Cushman in Jerry Maguire. He married Rebecca Romijn! He never looked back. His career is varied, but as much as people love his body of work, they love his charm and humor. The proof is in the pudding with his newly appointed seat at the table in front The conversation.
Everyone enjoyed watching the Stay with me underdogs navigate their unique careers, all in different directions. Some of us have even forgiven Kiefer Sutherland and can miraculously see him as a good guy in recent roles. Stay with me captured the hearts of the 1980s audience, but its legacy still lives on 35 years later. We are STILL talking about it. It’s a testament to Stephen King’s stories, Rob Reiner’s vision, and the great acting of the guys…and Kiefer.
Brownsville Oregon, where parts of the movie were shot, even has… Stay with me One day every year! Local TV station KTVL announced its festivities. “It will be a smaller-scale event due to ongoing restrictions and uncertainties, but there can still be some fun for the countless fans of this much-loved film,” volunteer Barbara Andersen said.
The main event is a self-guided walking tour of the filming locations. By using a smartphone, visitors can access additional information and videos about locations on the tour. To participate, check in at the Linn County Historical Museum, 101 Park Ave. ., and pick up a map. The museum and souvenir sales are open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tours can be held anytime. Tickets are also available from local merchants and the Brownsville Art Center.
“Visitors may find some photo cars and possibly some wandering minstrels singing movie tunes,” organizers said. The evening will of course be concluded with a screening of the film in the evening. So if you’re your . Need Stay with me Fix it, dig up your pennies, grab your cherry flavored Pez, climb over that fence and head to Brownsville this weekend! This was all covered on KVAL.com
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