With the recent news of a Back to the Future musical opening next year to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the popular time-travel trilogy, some fans are eagerly wondering if legendary movie poster artist, Drew Struzan, will be returning to create a painting for the musical production. To have Drew Struzan come out of retirement to once again paint Doc and Marty for the new BTTF interpretation would be pretty heavy for loyal fans of the hit movie franchise.
Back to the Future fan and Beyond the Marquee’s Founder, Steve Czarnecki, decided to get the answer out of the way sooner than later for himself and his fellow futurians. Sending BTM’s own Jon Donahue to meet up with our good friend Drew Struzan at the Forest Lawn Museum during the Drew & Bob: Masters of Movie Art Exhibition, we got the Exclusive word from the master artist himself.
Check back early next week for our full coverage BTM: The Web-Series segment on the opening reception of the Masters of Movie Art Exhibition featuring the works of Drew Struzan and Bob Peak. We meet with friends, family, fans and filmmakers connected to these movie poster legends to discuss their life and work.
Jon: “Would you ever do the painting for the Back to the Future Musical”?
Drew: “As a retired artist, No. As a guy who still needs to eat to stay alive, (nods) I could consider doing that”.
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