Doc and McFly’s emotional reunion at New York Comic Con

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Christopher Lloyd and Michael J. Fox reunited at New York Comic Con on October 9, 2022.

CINEMA – Nostalgia sequence for all fans of Back to the Future. Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd reunited at New York Comic Con on Sunday, October 9, where they brought back some memories of their iconic role in the famous film trilogy.

Christopher Lloyd, who plays the character of Dr. Emmett Brown – nicknamed “Doc”, recounted in particular how Michael J. Fox inherited the role of Marty McFly, when filming for the first film (released in 1985) had already begun longer. one month.

“The announcement – at 1:00 am after we shot for six weeks – was that the actor playing Marty would no longer be playing Marty and that we would start filming with Michael tomorrow.”explained Christopher Lloyd, who is now 83 years old. “I felt like I barely survived the (first) six weeks and now I had to do it again ?! “

Michael J. Fox, 61 years old today, who was shooting Family ties at the time, he was afraid to sign, noting that his mother was worried he would be too exhausted trying to split between the TV series and the feature film shoot. Eventually, the actor had decided to come aboard what would become a career-defining film for him and his fellow director. “The chemistry was there from the first scene we had, it was alive and it stayed that way for three films”Christopher Lloyd added of the duo’s on-screen presence. “He didn’t go away, however. “

Michael J. Fox with no taboos on his Parkinson’s disease

“All I had to do was react”Michael J. Fox explained, referring to his partner’s performance. “Take it and let it overwhelm me. I knew it was brilliant. That’s it: being with Chris and having him as Chris, and having fun … It was a great thrill. Every time I worked with him, I knew it was going to be a good day. “

Affected by Parkinson’s disease after making it public in 1998, Michael J. Fox also spoke about the subject without taboos during this New York Comic Con, paying tribute to his fans: “You gave me my whole life”he confided, saying that he would not change his diagnosis if he had the possibility, because helping others gave a new and profound meaning to his life. “The best thing that has happened in my life is this thing. Parkinson’s disease is a gift. I told people it was a gift and they said “you’re crazy”. I say, ‘yes, but it’s a gift that keeps bringing me.’ But it’s a gift and I wouldn’t change it for the world… It’s not about what I got, but what I got (with this). “

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