Great Scott! Incredible, Previously Unknown Facts About ‘Back To The Future’

6. Marty McFly was a different guy.

Originally, an actor named Eric Stoltz was cast as Marty McFly, because Michael J. Fox was unavailable. Filming began and the studio spent 4 million dollars (that’s a lot now, let alone back in the eighties) before they realized that they needed Michael J. Fox no matter what it took.  Thank goodness  they got him.

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