Bobcat Goldthwait: New 'Police Academy' Movie Should Bring Fresh Faces

August 09, 2010 08:26:39 GMT

The comedian is adamant that Steve Guttenberg, Kim Cattrall and Sharon Stone should not be brought back to the new movie.

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Bobcat Goldthwait is urging Hollywood executives to give up on plans to reunite the "Police Academy" cast for a new film, insisting the franchise should be rebooted with new stars. Movie bosses are bringing back lead actor Steve Guttenberg to reprise his role for another installment and his co-stars Kim Cattrall and Sharon Stone have also been asked to return.

But Goldthwait, who shot to fame playing zany Zed in the comedy, wants to see fresh actors suiting up to enroll in the new "Police Academy". He tells U.K. talk show host Alan Carr, "I think they should just reboot the series. I don't think they should have us old farts back."

And the comedian doubts he'll return to the force - because he wants to be remembered for something other than the 1980s series. He adds, "I don't dislike it but unfortunately no matter what I do, that will be (in) my obituary. It will be like, 'Goldthwait later went on to cure AIDS, but he played Zed in Police Academy!' "

"I don't have a problem with it, but people go, 'You've seen him in Police Academy...' and then I come out and they go, 'Aw, I thought it was going to be the black guy who makes the funny noises!' "


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posted by PhonyMahoney83 on Feb 16, 2011
I just saw Police Academy part 1 lastnight and today again and I hadn't seen it in about 17 years or so, I loved it of course and had forgotten how funny it was; I then got inspired to cast my own predictions as to whom would play the characters if the movie ever got remade, I had no idea they were even making a new one. Let's just hope Hollywood doesn't screw it up!
posted by COPS on Aug 16, 2010
the older actors WILL be handing over the movie to a younger gen..this moron dont relize that the old guys will be the teachers this time around and other smaller parts..like lolz said he is pissed they didnt ask him back
posted by lolz on Aug 16, 2010
he is just mad they didnt ask him back is all
posted by Suave10 on Aug 09, 2010
Sounds like the words of a jealous old fart. I never liked Zed anyway... The only good line he had was" Nice Bike, Where do u put the batteries".

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