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September 06, 2017
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When some movie studio execs read this historic decree, they had some feedback.

1. Re-cast Lincoln as a mid-thirties women who is trying to focus on her career (Hot, but doesn’t realize it)

2. Needs new title/location. Gettysburg is a bore. Change to “Manhattan Minute Starring Abraham Lincoln”

3. Needs a talking dog/sidekick that’s good at ‘riffing’ (ideally UCB trained)

4. Add a joke or two to break the tension. (i.e., “and then I said, that’s not a horse, that’s my wife!”)

5. Deliver the speech as part of a “Carpool Karaoke” with James Corden

6. Have the “Lincoln” character take in an inner city black child and foster him into a professional football player.

7. “Four Score and Seven Years Ago”- way too ‘inside baseball’; change to 87 years.

8. Superheroes are in right now. Let’s give him a superpower and a troubled past. Like, he can travel anywhere in time, expect to save his wife.

9. Needs music. Maybe make this a song? Or a rap, like Hamilton? Just ideas.

10. Needs a catchphrase. Like, Lincoln Out! or Rebels be trippin’!

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