The Ref Part 2: Jerry Bruckhiemer, From an A$$H0!E to Actor, Alternate Ending and Almost Cult Status

“Hey! The only one who yells is me!”

Film Producer Jerry Bruckhiemer was about to come on because of…NASCAR. Denis Leary wanted to go from a risqué standup comic to actor and MTV commercial director Ted Demme was ready to break into movies

Learn how all these people got together, how the film’s ending would have dramatically changed the entire movie and why a crowded season of comedies may have forced The Ref out of the 1993 holiday season.

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Author: Robert Nicholas
Title: The Ref Part 2: Jerry Bruckhiemer, From an A$$H0!E to Actor, Alternate Ending and Almost Cult Status
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