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Old October 28 2009, 09:24 PM   #1
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True Lies...

The TV series, starring Eliza Dushku as Dana Tasker following in her fathers footsteps and maybe Tom Arnold as Albert "Gib" Gibson in a mentor roll.

Never gonna happen, I know...I would watch though and I bet it would do better than Dollhouse in the ratings.
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Old October 28 2009, 09:29 PM   #2
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I know I'd take a look at it

Haven't watched the film for a while. I'll have to dig it out.
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Old October 28 2009, 09:30 PM   #3
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It would do even better if they recast the daughter with someone other then Dushku. I don't think it's any coincidence that the two best episodes of Dollhouse are the two episodes she was in the least.
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Old October 28 2009, 09:33 PM   #4
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I'd give it the old college watch.
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Old October 28 2009, 10:12 PM   #5
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Would Dushku have to replicate Jamie Lee Curtis's dance scene as part of her training? If so, I'm in.
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Old October 28 2009, 10:39 PM   #6
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I will not watch anything with Eliza Dushku, she can not act!
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Old October 29 2009, 02:12 AM   #7
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I don't like her acting too much either, she is better than nothing.
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Old October 29 2009, 02:19 AM   #8
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I don't like her acting too much either, she is better than nothing.

No... I think I rather have nothing.

She is just eye candy, if you want eye candy watch porn.
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Old October 29 2009, 03:21 AM   #9
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The show would atleast need Tom Arnold and hopefully a young actress that is really good.
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Old October 29 2009, 09:29 AM   #10
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Well James Cameron was considering a True Lies 2 and I said I'd see it so I'm sure I'd watch this too.
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Old October 29 2009, 01:35 PM   #11
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Tom Arnold is busy running a porn studio over on Sons of Anarchy. Pretty good at it too.
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Old October 29 2009, 03:23 PM   #12
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Well James Cameron was considering a True Lies 2 and I said I'd see it so I'm sure I'd watch this too.
He's said that he would like to do it but he doesn't think that people would like a "action-comedy about middle eastern terrorists" in a post 9/11 world.
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Old October 29 2009, 07:08 PM   #13
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Better than Dollhouse, but a flop without Arnold.
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Old October 29 2009, 11:19 PM   #14
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Well James Cameron was considering a True Lies 2 and I said I'd see it so I'm sure I'd watch this too.
He's said that he would like to do it but he doesn't think that people would like a "action-comedy about middle eastern terrorists" in a post 9/11 world.
Boo! People would be ok with it.
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Old October 30 2009, 12:57 AM   #15
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Well James Cameron was considering a True Lies 2 and I said I'd see it so I'm sure I'd watch this too.
He's said that he would like to do it but he doesn't think that people would like a "action-comedy about middle eastern terrorists" in a post 9/11 world.
For a while, I think that was true. Now, 8 years after 9/11, I think we can handle it.

If you think it's still too risky, try changing all the terrorists from Arabs into Germans. In the U.S., Germans will always be reliable, P.C.-proof movie bad guys.

I like the idea of a TV series. I don't think I would if it didn't have the same cast as the movie but Eliza Dushku's later fame is quite fortunate in this respect. I wonder why FOX didn't think of this when they first signed the production deal with Dushku. (Probably something to do with getting the rights from Cameron or something.)
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