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Monday, December 05, 2016

Margaret Whitton Dies at 67

She played Indians owner Rachel Phelps in ‘Major League’. R.I.P.

Bote Man Posted: December 05, 2016 at 05:43 PM | 14 comment(s)
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Tuesday, October 25, 2016

A ‘Major League’ interview with director David S. Ward

Ward: Well, part of the setup in the third movie is that they did make it to the World Series but lost when “Wild Thing” gave up a walk-off homer in the seventh game and he just retires from baseball. Even though he’s older, he’s coming back to mentor this young fire-balling reliever they have. They also need a set-up man and Eddie Harris (played by Chelcie Ross) teaches “Wild Thing” to throw junk because he doesn’t have the heater anymore. He does set-up work while he’s mentoring the fire-baller. They’re not a hopeless team, they are in contention, but they can’t seem to get over the top. I don’t think we could go back to having them be a hopeless team. You have to do something different. So the big thing in the movie is that he finds out that this young fire-baller that went to Harvard doesn’t want to be mentored. He has a degree in biomechanics and he feels he knows everything there is to know about pitching. It turns out that it’s Ricky Vaughn’s illegitimate son from one of his many romantic assignations while he was a young man about town in Cleveland and the kid hates him. Charlie Sheen is already on board. We have a lot of people who would love to make the movie but unfortunately the people who own it, Morgan Creek, are not one of them. We have several investors who would make it in a heartbeat, but Morgan Creek owns it and isn’t giving up the rights to it. They’re trying to do a television series called “Major League” but they’re just using the title. They don’t have any characters from the movie. I don’t know what’s happening with that but I’m not part of it and neither is Charlie. If the television show doesn’t happen hopefully they’ll take a look at doing the movie or allow someone else to do the movie.

 


 

 

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