"I went through a year of drinking and partying and woke up in rehab. I got the script for Hot Shots! a week out of rehab, read it and loved it,” Sheen tells Yahoo.
Leslie Nielsen starred in three Naked Gun movies. There could be a fourth Naked Gun film on the way, if series co-creator David Zucker gets his way. The director and co-creator of the series told Little White Lies that he’s planning a new Naked Gun film centred on Frank Drebin Jr., and he hopes to cast Bill Hader as the son of Leslie Nielsen’s bungling detective.
Now the origins of the joke have been revealed by the movie makers, Jerry and David Zucker, and Jim Abrahams, while in conversation with Vulture. Added David: “The other person might have even said, 'I am serious’. “Paramount Pictures was apprehensive about three first-time directors working together on a movie.” said Abrahams.