Cocktail Creator Honoured On Movie's 20th Birthday
The creator of Tom Cruise movie Cocktail will be honoured this week (beg19Oct09) at a New York ceremony to mark the film's 20th anniversary.
Former journalist and bartender Heywood Gould will be guest of honour on Thursday (22Oct09) at a celebration of the movie at the Penn Station TGI Friday restaurant, where much of the picture was shot.
He'll be accompanied by America's top Tom Cruise look-a-likes and guests will be able to enjoy cocktail shaking and bottle spinning demonstrations.
As well as writing the role that helped Cruise become a Hollywood superstar, Gould also penned the screenplays for movies The Boys from Brazil and Rolling Thunder.