Image Credit: Michael Williams/Startraksphoto.com; Rogen: Albert L. Ortega/PR Photos; Segel: Tony DiMaio/Startraksphoto.comSteve Guttenberg must be rolling over in his policeman’s uniform: They’re rebooting Police Academy!
So, wow. Hollywood thinks it’s done time to bring this franchise back. The big question now that it is in the works — aside from whether you think it should be — is who is the new Mahoney? Who’s got the cojones to fill Steve Guttenberg shoes? Who’s gonna inspire movie-goers to plunk down $10 to see a remake of a movie that has become something of a punch line over the years (though it did spawn six — SIX! — sequels)?
I came up with a few decent options: Zach Braff, if you’re going for a little more wry of a Mahoney; Seth Rogen because, well, he’s already sort of played a cop in Observe and Report and, well, he’s pretty darn funny; and Jason Segel because I just love love love him and all his hilariousness.
Yet, I feel I haven’t quite put my finger on the perfect person to dust of Mahoney’s badge. So help me PopWatchers: Who should be the next Steve Guttenberg? Who would do Mahoney justice? (Haha!) Tell me below…