Cusack in conversation
Watch '80s film Sixteen Candles in Fort Worth with star John Cusack
Actor John Cusack will thrill kids of the 1980s when he hosts two screenings of popular movies of his from that decade, with both Fort Worth and Dallas on the agenda.
Cusack will screen Sixteen Candles at Will Rogers Auditorium in Fort Worth on Friday, June 23 and Say Anything at the Music Hall at Fair Park on Saturday, June 24. Both films will be followed by a live conversation about Cusack's career and the making of the film, as well as a Q&A.
Additionally, Cusack will travel to Houston on June 25 for a screening of his 2000 film, High Fidelity.
Cusack was just getting his start in Hollywood when he scored the supporting part of Bryce in 1984's Sixteen Candles, serving mostly as a sidekick to Anthony Michael Hall's character. He had established himself as a leading man by the end of the decade when he tried to woo Ione Skye in Cameron Crowe's 1989 classic, Say Anything.
The actor has enjoyed an enviable career over the past 40 years, starring in a wide range of dramas, thrillers, and comedies, including The Grifters, Eight Men Out, Being John Malkovich, High Fidelity, and Grosse Pointe Blank. He was most recently seen in the Amazon sci-fi series Utopia.
Tickets for all screenings will be available starting Friday, April 21 at 10 am through Ticketmaster.com, with presale options starting April 19.