Earlier this week, I read the script to the never-filmed sequel to Commando starring Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. Written in 1989 by Steven E. de Souza with revisions by Frank Darabont, Commando II racks yet another impressive body count for the invincible Colonel John Matrix.
For an Arnold film, there’s plenty of action to satisfy anyone who left Collateral Damage or End of Days wanting more. Surprisingly, there’s also some smart writing that’s very relevant in light of recent headlines. Update a few locations, replace a few names, and you’ll have a film that takes an intruiging look into patriotism and the export of democracy.
I’ve heard that Stallone will be back in Rocky VI and Rambo IV. Why can’t Colonel John Matrix return for one more tour of duty? One thing is for sure, Jenny is going to have to be rewritten as a college student or recent graduate. Alyssa Milano’s still looking young and nubile, but not high school young!