Dick Tracy (1990) and Jerry Maguire (1996)

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In the latest episode of Film Stories with Simon Brew, a comic book movie and an Oscar-winning romantic drama with an unexpected link between them.

Disney transformed the marketing of Warren Beatty’s Dick Tracy (1990) in the aftermath of the previous year’s Batman. The studio’s approach changed dramatically afterwards.

1996’s Jerry Maguire was originally set to star Tom Hanks, and the film’s casting would be one of its many challenges..

Stories of both are discussed in this episode.

Find Simon on Twitter at @simonbrew, and the podcast can be found at @filmstoriespod.

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