WTF Happened To This Movie? – The JoBlo series that looks at troubled productions, curious creative decisions, box-office failures, surprising successes, and cult favorites!
In 1986, long before the Avengers assembled on the big screen and transformed the Marvel Cinematic Universe into an unstoppable Hollywood juggernaut, a significantly different comic character marked the first live-action Marvel feature film: HOWARD THE DUCK. But not even George Lucas, along with his AMERICAN GRAFFITI and STAR WARS collaborators Willard Huyck and Gloria Katz, could turn this wise-quacking waterfowl into box office gold. All that despite a score by John Barry, songs by Thomas Dolby (and sung by star Lea Thompson), a young Tim Robbins, Jeffrey Jones , the voice of Chip Zien and more! Ruffle your feathers and find out “WTF Happened to HOWARD THE DUCK!”