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Wednesday, May 14, 2014

The Only New TV Show I'm Excited For

Posted by Erik Henriksen on Wed, May 14, 2014 at 3:44 PM

Phil Lord and Chris Miller—of 21 Jump Street, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, and The Lego Movie—have made careers out of doing the impossible: Making great movies out of terrible ideas. Now they might have their worst idea yet: Making a sitcom on FOX! Ba-dum-bum! But man: What they've come up with basically looks like the opening of The Omega Man, but with Will Forte, which is basically my ideal version of anything. I care not for your David Tennant-with-an-American-accent show, and Gotham looks like the wrong kind of goofy in every conceivable way, but this? This looks all sorts of right.


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