The movie, Behind The Camera: The Unauthorized Story Of Diffrent Strokes, debuts September 4 on NBC, and Bridges felt it would be best if he didnt talk with Shedrack Anderson III, who is cast as Bridges.
It wasnt out of spite, he just wanted Anderson to find his own road.
He says it was a good decision that the actors who portray Bridges and his Strokes co-stars Gary Coleman and Dana Plato all made the right choices.
Although the Diffrent Strokes stories are often held up as the proverbial tales of big child stars gone bad, Bridges says to remember things can go wrong with kids in general.
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