The surviving members of Monty Python, along with Robin Williams, have a new project in the works: a sci-fi comedy called "Absolutely Anything."
The Pythons will voice a group of aliens who give an earthling the power to do "absolutely anything." Their reason? To see how much trouble he causes. What can I say, aliens are jerks. There is also a talking dog, voiced by Robin Williams. Of course there is. Still, I'll see almost anything with Monty Python attached to it. Even if director Terry Jones says it's not explicitly a "Monty Python" film.
"It's not a Monty Python picture, but it certainly has that sensibility," he said. That's good enough for me.
After Earth looks kind of cool, but it's directed by M. Knight Shyamalan, so it will likely be massively disappointing. On the plus side, a new Shyamalan movie means it's time to play "Guess the Twist!" What do you think it will be?
My guess is Shyamalan will "borrow" from older, better sci-fi and this will actually be the story of how humans colonized pre-historic Earth, making the title of the movie almost completely meaningless. What a twist!