This post is a sort of double-whammy JusWondering. The first part is a legitimate whimsical question; the follow-up is philosophical. Hopefully both are fun.
The first real question that smolders in my, um, title line is
What other president should get rebooted?
Hollywood loves its reboots, re-imaginings, and remakes, and these upcoming films are proof.
You’ve probably heard about this first one by now – Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter. Here’s the preview:
But did you also know that FDR: American Badass! exists (or at least will very soon)?
If Hollywood followed these templates, I’d say George Washington or JFK are ripe for action-packed movies:
I’d venture to guess in another twenty years, Ronald Reagan will get rebooted, too.
Now onto my second JusWondering… does anyone else feel slightly offended by Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter and FDR: American Badass!? Because weirdly, I do. And what’s stranger, I was born and raised Roman Catholic and these doesn’t bother me one bit: