Eli Roth Almost Made Baywatch 3 - Double D. Sounds Nice For A Show
Aug 24, 2009 14:38
We heard that a Baywatch movie has been in the works for a long time. Eli Roth actually bitched a Baywatch 3 - Double D movie but that never got anywhere. Now they're making pretty much the movie that he wanted to make by hiring the writer of The Break-Up. And you won't believe who he was going to make this with either.
"After 'Cabin Fever,' I had this meeting at CAA with my agents," Roth said. "They said, 'There's this project and this project, but what do you think about directing "Baywatch"?' And I was like, 'I want to do it! I'll cash in all my credibility!'"
"They said, 'There's no writer.' So I called up my friend Richard Kelly, the man who did a movie called 'Donnie Darko.' I was like, 'Rich, I have a great idea. It'll be ridiculous. We'll make it like a "Simpsons" episode, totally absurd.' And so we went and met with the producers who owned the rights. We said, 'You can say, "From the creators of 'Cabin Fever' and 'Donnie Darko' — 'Baywatch 3-Double-D'!"'"
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