John Hughes’ fans should rejoice because a big treat is coming their way.
The legendary director’s classic coming-of-age tale, The Breakfast Club, is heading back to the theaters to celebrate its 30th anniversary.
Fathom Events, Universal Pictures Home Entertainment and BY Experience will screen the newly restored version of the iconic movie nationwide on March 26 and 27.
Released in February 1985, the story of The Breakfast Club revolves around five high schools teens from different cliques who reluctantly bonded together over their mutual struggle to be understood. The box-office hit is considered to be one of the greatest high-school movies, as well as one of Hughes' most outstanding and recognizable works.
The tickets will be available beginning Friday at the participating multiplexes. Fans can book their seats online through fathomevents.com.
A 30th-anniversary home-video edition of The Breakfast Club will also be available from Universal on March 10.
Here’s what the cast of the famous movie has been up to since then:
Anthony Michael Hall (Brian Johnson)
Anthony Michael Hall played the character of Brian Johnson, aka the “brain,” in the movie.
After playing a number of roles similar to his character as Brian, he began diversifying his roles and joined the cast of Saturday Night Live. The 46-year-old also starred in films such as Out of Bounds, Edward Scissorhands and Six Degrees of Separation. Recently, he had the leading role in The Dead Zone.
Molly Ringwald (Claire Standish)
Molly Ringlwald’s character Claire was dubbed “princess” in the movie.
After Breakfast Club, Molly, a Hughes muse, became a teen icon with her lead role in Pretty in Pink and Sixteen Candles. The 46-year-old also played Anne Juergens in The Secret Life of the American Teenager and released her debut album Except Sometimes in 2013.
Emilio Estevez (Andrew Clarke)
The “athlete” of The Breakfast Club didn’t have a career as big as his other co-stars, but he too did pretty well. After playing the iconic role of Andrew Clarke, he appeared in Repo Man, The Mighty Ducks and Maximum Overdrive. He also wrote and directed Bobby.
Ally Sheedy (Allison Reynolds)
Sheedy played Allison Reynolds, a “basket case” in the movie.
After the movie, she starred in the off Broadway production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch and was the first female to play the part of the German transsexual "Hedwig." She also had roles in WarGames, Short Circuit, Life During Wartime, High Art and Sins of Our Youth. She most recently starred in Psych.
Judd Nelson (John Bender)
Nelson became an icon of pop culture after playing the rebellious John Bender, aka the “criminal,” in the movie.
Following the movie, he starred in a number of successful projects such as The Transformers: The Movie and Transformers: Animated, New Jack City and Suddenly Susan. He also played an important role in TV series Nikita.
The 55-year-old has authored four books, namely The Power of Speech, Nine of Diamonds, The Gig and Water Music on Kindle.