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’80s Teen Movie Characters: Where Are They Now?

What would Say Anything… look like in 2011? It hadn’t occurred to us that the 1989 film needed to be remade, but at a recent Television Critics Association event, Cameron Crowe admitted that he was considering a sequel. “I’ve thought about it from time to time and talked about it with John Cusack once and just said this is the only story that I kind of think there might be another chapter to that at some point,” he said. That got us thinking about where Lloyd Dobler and our other favorite ’80s teen movie characters would be now. Our best guesses are after the jump.

Lloyd Dobler, Say Anything…

The last time we checked in on Lloyd Dobler, his plans for the future didn’t involve much more than kickboxing and Diane Court. This may have sounded short-sighted at the time, but that was before kickboxing took off as the pre-Pilates workout of choice for America’s moneyed classes. Lloyd opened a small gym in the early ’90s, and by the end of the decade, Body by Dobler had grown into a national franchise with over 100 locations, aided by its reputation for playing really good workout music. He is, of course, still with Diane, and her father still doesn’t approve — although since, as an elderly ex-con, he’s completely dependent on the couple financially, there isn’t much he can do about it.

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