Corey Feldman brought his The Goonies character Mouth back to life during a Warner Brothers, celebrity-cast virtual reunion and script reading. The No Kid Hungry fundraiser took place on December 5, 2020 at 5 p.m. / PT, 8 p.m. ET on multiple streaming platforms including Twitch, Facebook, Twitter, and TikTok. The live stream was broadcast on the Warner Brothers YouTube page, where it will remain visible to all. Donations were made during the live event and currently more than $ 138,000 has been raised. Donations are still accepted.
Much of the original cast took part, including Sean Astin who played Mikey. Josh Brolin as Brand, Jeff Cohen as Chunk, Kerri Green as Andy, Martha Plimpton as Stef and Ke Huy Quan as Data.
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Kristen Bell read the part from Mrs. Walsh, Chunk’s mother, and the second reporter. Zach Braff Read the part about Mr. Walsh the jailer, Chunk’s father Bill, and Troy’s # 1 friend.
Donald Faison read the parts from Mr. Perkins the Sheriff, Data’s father, Mouth’s father, announcer Vo, and Troy’s friend # 2.
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The original role of Sloth was played by John Matuszak, who died in 1989. For the live reading, Sloth was played by superfan, actor and Goonies for Life Josh Gad.
Cristela Alonza read the parts of Rosalita, the first reporter, the cooking show VO and the little sister. Dick Donner read for the first officer and Derek Hoffman read for the second officer.
Princess Bride star Cary Elwes narrated the script reading.
Speaking to Celebrity Insider’s Charisse Van Horn, Corey Feldman explained the following about Goonies’ live script.
I am honored to be part of something that has raised much-needed money for much-needed efforts. I am delighted that we hit the mark and then clearly surpassed it. What a thrill. At $ 1 per 10 meals, that’s 1.5 million meals right? So grateful to everyone.
You can watch The Goonies live virtual script reading in the video player below.
Continuing, Corey Feldman It turned out that there was some technical difficulty, but that didn’t stop the show from going on – or being a success! Donations are still being accepted, and the original goal of raising $ 100,000 for No Kid Hungry has been raised to $ 150,000!
Corey Feldman stated the following.
It was a nerve-wracking experience doing live theater for the whole world with little to no rehearsal due to the large amount of props, costumes and technology. Little did the public know that I had a massive technical breakdown five minutes before we started. But we did it, and what a pleasure to work with such great actors again for such a noble cause.
Those who wish to donate to No Kid Hungry can do so at their Tiltify location.
Have you seen The Goonies live script reading and virtual reunion? What do you think of Corey Feldman’s portrayal of mouth?
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