Back to the '80s: Andrew McCarthy writing 'Brat Pack' book
NEW YORK Actor-writer-director Andrew McCarthy, a 57-year-old father of three, keeps getting asked about his Brat Pack years in the 1980s. Grand Central Publishing announced Tuesday that McCarthy's Brat: An '80s Story will come out next spring. Grand Central is calling the book a revealing look at coming of age in a maelstrom, reckoning with conflicted ambition, innocence, addiction and masculinity. McCarthy is calling it a long-delayed reckoning. The term Brat Pack was popularized by an unflattering New York magazine story that ran in 1985 and portrayed the young actors as shallow and self-absorbed. McCarthy has long disputed he was part of any such group, telling People magazine in 1999 that he hadn't seen any of his famous co-stars since making St.
Luke Perry: Remembering the 'Riverdale' Star on What Would Have Been His 53rd Birthday
A hole was left in many people's hearts after Luke Perry died in March after suffering a stroke. Plus, just this week, the hit CW show kicked off its fourth season with a tribute episode dedicated to Perry. While chatting with ET at New York Comic Con earlier this month, Molly Ringwald, who plays Fred Andrews' estranged wife, Mary Andrews, on Riverdale, elaborated on how the cast has been coping. Click through the gallery below to see some of the most iconic and memorable photos of Perry through the years. RELATED CONTENT:'Riverdale' Boss on the Significance of Shannen Doherty's Character in Luke Perry Tribute'Riverdale' Parents Discuss 'Beautiful' Luke Perry Tribute Episode (Exclusive)'Riverdale' Boss Hopes Luke Perry Tribute Episode Will Be 'Cathartic' for Fans of the Beloved Actor
'Riverdale' Parents Discuss 'Beautiful' Luke Perry Tribute Episode (Exclusive)
Luke Perry's contemporaries on Riverdale say fans are in for an emotional ride on the show's upcoming season 4 premiere, which will explore the death of the late actor's character. "It's a really beautiful episode that really sends off our Fred Andrews and our Luke Perry as a hero." The clip also shows Archie working to turn the town's boxing gym into a youth community center. See ET's full chat with the show's stars above. RELATED CONTENT:'Riverdale' Says Goodbye to Luke Perry in Heartbreaking New Promo'Riverdale' Boss Hopes Luke Perry Tribute Episode Will Be 'Cathartic' for Fans of the Beloved Actor'Riverdale' Season 4 Trailer Features 3 Shirtless Scenes, 2 Shocking Attacks and Jughead Trapped in a Coffin
'Riverdale' Boss Shares Emotional Photo of Molly Ringwald and KJ Apa Honoring Luke Perry
ET previously confirmed that the one-hour episode will be a special tribute to the late Luke Perry, who played Fred Andrews on the hit series for the first three seasons. The moving photo shows actress Molly Ringwald tightly embracing her on-screen son, KJ Apa, with tears in her eyes. "We knew we had to honor Luke and address Luke's death on the show," Aguirre-Sacasa told ET back in May. ABC"Luke and Shannen were really, really good friends," Aguirre-Sacasa told ET in July. RELATED CONTENT:'Riverdale' Cast Reacts to Shannen Doherty Joining Luke Perry Tribute Episode (Exclusive)'Riverdale' Creator on Season 4's Luke Perry Tribute Episode: 'It's a Tear-Jerker' (Exclusive)Shannen Doherty to Guest Star on 'Riverdale': How Her 'Emotional' Role Will Honor Luke Perry
'Riverdale' Creator on Season 4's Luke Perry Tribute Episode: 'It's a Tear-
During ET's interview in the Comic-Con suite with the Riverdale cast on Saturday, Apa opened up about how they will honor Perry with the upcoming season. ET: Fans watched a Luke Perry montage during Sunday's Comic-Con panel. The first episode is really going to be a tribute to Luke. They were both such amazing human beings that we wanted to really ,really craft an emotional and deep tribute to him, which is what I hope this episode is. RELATED CONTENT:'Riverdale' Cast Sweetly Honor Luke Perry While Kicking Off Season 4'Riverdale' Showrunner Says Luke Perry Tribute for Season 4 Premiere Will Be Show's 'Most Important' Episode'Riverdale' Creator Reveals Luke Perry's Absence Will Be Addressed 'Top of Season 4'