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VIDEO: See Eric Stoltz as Original Back to the Future Lead


Anyone who loved Some Kind of Wonderful as much as I did might be interested in this little fun fact: A few years before Lea Thompson played �s love interest in that teen film, she came very close to playing his mother � in Back to the Future.

In fact, Stoltz did about five weeks of shooting on the classic sci-fi comedy before he was replaced. In the clip above for a special Blu-ray release of , director Robert Zemeckis and executive producer Steven Spielberg explain why the role of Marty McFly was ultimately recast. (That part, as we all know, eventually went to Michael J. Fox.)

Want to hear more behind-the-scenes scoop? Then make sure to check out the Back to the Future 25th Anniversary Trilogy when it�s released on October 26.

Read More | Hollywood Reporter

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