Wednesday, February 27, 2008
Would You Like To Know More?
My wife and I are fans of the original, 1997 Starship Troopers film, and we're just about the only people I know who didn't loathe the first, direct-to-DVD sequel, Hero of the Federation. It wasn't very good, mind you, but we enjoyed it. Unfortunately, I haven't seen the animated Roughnecks series, though I've heard it's pretty good. And yes, I know, the novel by Robert Heinlein is vastly better, but the movie's such a great, goofy ride, that I love it.
Now, ten years after the first, they've finally made another Troopers flick, and Casper Van Dien is back as Johnny Rico, looking considerably more weathered. Hopefully, this one will be closer in tone to the original. The trailer looks promising, despite the presence of pretty-but-wooden Jolene Blaylock. Here's hoping.