Hollywood “destroys comedy” for fear of offending anyone, ‘Plane!’ Director David Zucker – Deadline

Hollywood “destroys comedy” for fear of offending anyone, ‘Plane!’ Director David Zucker – Deadline

Airplane! director David Zucker Recently repeated a joke He is often called Through the years.

“When we screen Airplane! We can get questions if we can Airplane! today,” Zucker said. “The first thing I can think of is, ‘Sure, just kidding.’ “

in a video post This week on Dennis Prager’s Prager U, director of the comedy classic viz Kentucky Fried Movie, The secret! And naked gun The films made more specific about the current state of Hollywood.

“My current writing partner, Pat Proft, and I wrote a parody James Bond And mission impossible“Regarding Zucker. “A female executive said, ‘This joke is getting pretty risque here.’ It was a light joke about the main female character. Because she’s come up through the police department and the FBI…her breasts needed to be reduced to fit the Kevlar vest.”

Zucker, who also directed Scary Movie 3 And Scary Movie 4I couldn’t believe it.

“It was pure oatmeal, very light,” he said of the joke. “Not one of our funniest things, but [even] This was too much. I thought, ‘If that’s the scale, we’re in big trouble.’ They’re ruining comedy because nine percent of people have no sense of humor.

“We could be as aggressive as we wanted,” recalls Zucker, looking back at the good old days. We went where the laughter was. We never thought we were offending anyone, but if we offended people, we knew we were on the right track. As time went on, it became the 90s and 2000s and it changed… We never gave any thought to these things. naked gun or horror movie movie.”

Zucker concluded, “Comedy is in trouble, but I think it will come back. I think there is a pendulum and it will swing back. I just want to see funny filmmakers do comedy without fear…we just want to make people laugh.”

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