Forget Avatar. John Cusack's Hot Tub Time Machine is shaping up to be the must-see sci-fi flick of 2010.
OK, so maybe it's not a "true" sci-fi flick -- it's a sci-fi comedy ala Ghostbusters or Back to the Future. So what? This thing's got a great cast, including Chevy Chase and Crispin Glover, it name-drops Stargate and Terminator in its first trailer, and it's about a frakkin' Hot Tub Time Machine!
Star/producer Cusack recently chatted with io9 about the upcoming comedy, which also stars Clark Duke, Craig Robinson and Rob Corddry as booze-addled buddies who travel back in time to the '80s. Cusack didn't match the enthusiasm of screenwriter Josh Heald, who called HTTM "the greatest gift anyone's ever given the world," but he promised it would be loaded with sex, drugs and '80s jokes.
"... We are cutting the film right now. But it's about four guys who go back to the 1980s," Cusack said. "... you know it's the 80s, it's got drugs and sex and all the things that you know..."