Character Names: Ferris

When you hear the name Ferris — who comes to mind?

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(Matthew Broderick as Ferris Bueller in the movie: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off)


John Hughes was the director, producer, and screenwriter for Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,

and the name he chose for his protagonist was perfect!



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Sadly, John Hughes died of a heart attack in 2009. He has an amazing filmography.


Chet Phillips has created a memorable poster for this film.

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Watch the movie trailer.

Today’s assignment:

1. Contemplate your characters’ names.

2. Put this movie on your list to watch this summer.

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“Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” -Ferris