It’s no secret that we here at Pajiba have come around on Fat Kilmer. Fat Kilmer is the best Kilmer. The once self-serious, semi-kooky heartthrob and former Batman actor seemed like such a sourpus, but now? Fat Kilmer seems like the happiest guy on the planet, a man that has said to Hollywood: “Fuck you and your expectations, I’m going to eat this entire cake and then go back a straight-to-Redbox movie. What are you going to do about it, huh? Now, shut up so I can get back to my dessert.”
Fat Kilmer is the best. Unfortunately, his career is not what it once was. Yes, he still makes a lot of films, but none you’ve ever heard of. In fact, over the last two years, he’s been in nine films, only one of which got any sort of promotion, MacGruber (also, one of the biggest box-office duds of 2010). He’s also lined up 8 film roles in 2012. I couldn’t tell you a thing about any of the movies, though.
So, I thought we’d help out. After all, Kilmer has given us so much over the years, the least we could do is steer him the right direction. Here are 5 potentially awesome roles for Fat Kilmer. Get your agent on the phone, Val.
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