Zucker/Proft Partnership Good for Comedy Fans

October 29, 2015

If you’re a fan of comedy films, then you’re probably a fan of David Zucker and Pat Proft and their occasional collaborations. These two comedy giants have been bringing the funny for decades—all the way back to the 70’s and the old “Smothers Brothers Show.” Proft wrote material for Cher, Bob Hope and Ringo Starr too. Zucker was the director of such classics as “Kentucky Fried Movie.” He was also a writer for “Airplane!” and the producer on “Scary Movie 3” and, now, “Scary Movie 5.” Proft and Zucker have written together on the “Naked Gun” trilogy. Together they wrote “Scary Movie 5.”  It was a stroke of genius to get Charlie Sheen and Lindsay Lohan to be in the film. Both were,... Continue Reading...