Quick Answer: What role did Jack Black have in The NeverEnding Story?

Is meatloaf Jack Black’s dad?

Could you sing the answer to a simple question, say, who you play? Meat Loaf: I play Jack’s father, and he’s a religious zealot — absolutely a complete control freak.

Why was Bastian recast in NeverEnding Story?

The roles of Bastian, Atreyu and the Child-like Empress were recast for The NeverEnding Story II: The Next Chapter (1990) due to the ages of Barret Oliver, Noah Hathaway and Tami Stronach who were all in their late teens in 1989. Stronach wouldn’t have returned even if asked because she didn’t sign on for the sequels.

Was Jack Black in the first NeverEnding Story?

Jack Black was a huge fan of the first NeverEnding Story movie, which is why he starred in the third film.

What happened to the kid from NeverEnding Story?

Barret Oliver – Bastian Balthazar Bux

He is now 47 and is a photographic historian who specialises in 19th century photographic technology. Barret is now also an author after writing a book on the Woodburytype printing process from that time.

Who owns the rights to the never ending story?

The NeverEnding Story (film)

The NeverEnding Story
Production companies Neue Constantin Film Bavaria Film Producers Sales Organization
Distributed by Warner Bros.
Release date April 6, 1984 (West Germany) July 20, 1984 (USA)
Running time 94 minutes
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