Hollywood is once again plumbing the depths of sitcom history to cash in on nostalgia instead of creating something new to vomit onto the movie screen. “Gilligan’s Island” is getting the same treatment as “The Brady Bunch”, “Bewitched”, “Get Smart”, and numerous others. What does this remake have going for it?
It’s being penned by Josh Gad (Frozen, The Book of Mormon), Benji Samit and Dan Hernandez (1600 Penn). If we’re lucky, we’ll get another 21 Jump Street. If we’re very unlucky, we’ll get something like this:
Let’s hope the unlucky castaways get to make jokes instead of constantly being the butt of them. Or let’s hope this never leaves the initial stage of production. That would be fine too.