R | | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Take two rival TV reporters: one handsome, one talented, both male. Add one producer, female. Mix well and watch the sparks fly.
James L. Brooks wrote Broadcast News (1987) especially for Debra Winger, but she was forced to turn it down because she was pregnant with her son Noah Hutton. Before casting Holly Hunter as a replacement, Brooks considered Sigourney Weaver, Judy Davis, Elizabeth McGovern, Christine Lahti and Elizabeth Perkins.
Wouldn't this be a great world if insecurity and desperation made us more attractive? If "needy" were a turn-on?
When Jane approaches the restaurant (to meet the gang for drinks), Tom and Jennifer start to come around the corner prematurely. They quickly backpedal and then come around on cue when Jane is closer.
Albert Brooks' singing of "L'Edition Speciale" from the film also briefly appears in the end credits.
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