The runaway lawnmower that is Hollywood just keeps chewing up our beautiful ’80s franchises.
The latest victim is 21 Jump Street, that show about a group of young looking cops whose job it was to go undercover at high schools. It launched Johnny Depp’s career, gave Richard Grieco’s a bump (before its eventual decline) and delivered a theme song whose refrain (“Jump”) was possibly stolen by Kriss Kross years later.
(MORE: See the 21 Jump Street spinoff, Booker, on our list of the 10 Worst TV Spinoffs)
The film version, out next March, stars Jonah Hill (also one of the film’s co-writers) and Tatum Channing and appears to be some combination of Superbad and every buddy cop movie ever made.
And here, just because, is the movie’s red-band trailer. Featuring lots more profanity.Vodpod videos no longer available.