June 24, 2024 11:32 am

Andrew McCarthy Says Friends 'Is Exactly St. Elmo's Fire' and the Brat Pack
Andrew McCarthy Says Friends 'Is Exactly St. Elmo's Fire' and the Brat Pack

Andrew McCarthy Says Friends ‘Is Exactly St. Elmo’s Fire’ and the Brat Pack

Andrew McCarthy went from being a beloved ’80s star (from Brat Pack movies like Pretty in Pink and St. Elmo’s Fire to other touchstones of the decade, like Less Than Zero and Weekend at Bernie’s) to the talented television director behind dozens of episodes from series like Gossip Girl, Orange Is the New Black, The Blacklist New Amsterdam, and Condor. He’s bridging those two career paths in his new documentary, Brats, an exploration of the Brat Pack era that he directs and stars in. The Hulu film had its world premiere yesterday, June 7, at the Tribeca Film Festival.

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​Andrew McCarthy directs the new Brat Pack documentary Brats, and explained how the era paved the way for Friends and other titles. Read More