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Ahoy, squirts! Quint here with today’s Behind the Scenes Pic!

I got a really nice pic for you guys today, from Back to the Future… but not the version you saw. We’re going to focus on a few shots of Eric Stoltz in his brief time as Marty McFly.

The first is a real deal behind the scenes shot of Stoltz and Lea Thompson… who is ungodly hot in this shot. If you want to know my perfect woman is probably an equal measure of Lea Thompson in Back to the Future and Lea Thompson in Howard the Duck.

The second shot is one I dug up a while ago and was waiting for the right time to publish it. The photo isn’t exactly a behind the scenes shot, but a relic of a movie that never was. It’s Stoltz’s version of the fading photo.

I’m a big fan of Eric Stoltz, but I don’t think anybody can deny that Michael J. Fox is the perfect fit for Marty. I once asked Stoltz about it, back before the new Blu-Rays (and even the DVDs) when there wasn’t much talk out there about all this and he was very diplomatic and said that the producers liked him, but he wasn’t a right fit for what they wanted. He said he has accepted it and moved on, but it was quite crushing at the time, naturally.

Still, it’s interesting to see what could have been and I hope you guys enjoy today’s pics.

Thanks to Vivek Bhat for sending the first pick along and for for digging it up in the first place! Click either to embiggen!




If you have a behind the scenes shot you’d like to submit to this column, you can email me at

Tomorrow I’ll be at the big Alamo “Inspirations of Super 8” quadruple feature of Slumber Party Massacre, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Scanners and John Carpenter’s The Thing, so tomorrow’s behind the scenes pic will be from a Super 8 influence to commemorate the day! Be good and patient to find out what it is!

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