'Last Action Hero''s stars
''Last Action Hero'''s stars -- Chevy Chase, Tori Spelling, and Sharon Stone make cameos in the Arnold Schwarzenegger flick
Guess Arnold Schwarzenegger caught The Player. The roster of stars doing quickie parts for his Last Action Hero, due out June 18, is growing faster than the movie’s $50 million budget. So far, the cast of characters includes Tina Turner, Sharon Stone, Adam Ant, James Belushi, Chevy Chase, Tony Danza, Tony Curtis, Hammer, Little Richard, Tori Spelling, Jean-Claude Van Damme, and Damon Wayans, plus Arnie’s Terminator 2 colleagues, actors Robert Patrick and Edward Furlong and director James Cameron. That’s not all: Schwarzenegger actually appears briefly as himself, along with real-life wife Maria Shriver.
Some stars also portray themselves at a premiere for the film-within-a-film, Jack Slade IV, starring Arnie’s character. Others play Slade costars. And a handful are characters in the ”real-life” adventures that ensue when Slade pops off the movie screen and into a young fan’s life (shades of Purple Rose of Cairo). Among them: Joan Plowright as an English instructor who teaches Hamlet by telling her students about the famed performance of Laurence Olivier — Plowright’s late husband.