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Director Joel Schumacher: Columbia Pictures Hated Emilio Estevez’s ‘St. Elmo’s Fire’ ‘Do

CAPTION: "Every filmmaker works their ass off on every film; the hits and the misses," Joel (above) tells us. "Sometimes you get lucky."

"Every filmmaker works their ass off on every film; the hits and the misses," Joel (above) tells us. "Sometimes you get lucky."

Emilio Estevez‘s coif in St. Elmo’s Fire looked fine to us.

Then again, we weren’t shelling out millions of bucks for the production.

Columbia Pictures, however—which was footing the bill— abhorred Martin Sheens son’s hair in the classic 1985 flick.

Interviewed on Movie Geeks United! as part of its Summer of ’85 series, director Joel Schumacher—who also made The Lost Boys, Batman Forever, The Client and Phone Booth—shares behind-the-scenes anecdotes from the feature that helped define the Brat Pack genre.

“The studio didn’t want Continue reading