7. Donner had realized Feldman in The Goonies and invited him to meet Schumacher about the lost boys. And when he did, the director gave Feldman a little homework to get the feel right for super-serious vampire hunter Edgar Frog: Rent. Sylvester Stallone and Chuck Norris movies, and think Rambo.
“”It’s your character. I want you to merge all these guys together and make something out of it,’” Feldman recalled, the director telling him. “So that’s what I did.”
Jamison Newlanderwho played Edgar’s equally serious brother, Alan, had first met Schumacher when the director was speaking in his acting class, so he may have taken some inspiration from that when he went to the audition.
“The Frog Brothers will always remain two of my favorite characters from any of my movies,” Schumacher said in the making-of featurette. “You would like to know them. They are singularly focused.”
Corey Haimfresh off his performance as a sweet, bullied nerd in Lucas (and having already starred in a werewolf movie called silver bullet), got the call to go to Warner Bros. to meet Schumacher – and as soon as the director saw him, Haim recalls, “he said, ‘Hey, Sam.'”
Sam being Sam Emerson, Michael’s younger brother who luckily befriends the friendly neighborhood vampire hunters of the city, who are eager to help Sam save Michael from David’s clutches.