A big thanks to Jason Presson’s Tumblr page for this fantastic behind the scenes shot on the set of Joe Dante’s Explorers from back in 1985. Though this film experience has left a bad taste in Mr. Dante’s mouth, the studio decided to move the release date up and told the Director that his film was now finished, so what we have seen really adds up to kind of a work in progress.
Still it is great to see Joe Dante smiling with his cast of young explorers on the set back in 1985.
One can only hope that at some point using digital technology that Joe Dante will be afforded the opportunity to finish his film. At the very least we have an enjoyable if flawed Sci-Fi movie and a really awesome music video by the late great Robert Palmer.
[Via] Retro Vault