RUN DMC is Tougher Than Leather
March 2, 2012 9:07 PM Subscribe
"The script was originally turned down by Spike Lee who went and directed Do the Right Thing instead. Not a good move on your part Spike, not a good move at all."
posted by Hoopo (30 comments total)
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In the end, Rick Rubin
directed the 1988 Run DMC
film Tougher than Leather
, which has been described as "vile, vicious, despicable, stupid, sexist, racist and horrendously made.
According to Wikipedia
, "It was briefly available on VHS, but went out of print within two years due to poor sales and a rumored injunction by the Beastie Boys and Capitol Records, their new label. For this reason, it is almost certain that New Line will never release it on DVD." The entire movie is on Youtube