Tony Scott to Helm ‘Showgirls 3’ with Men in Bowties and Spandex

By  · Published on October 29th, 2009

If you’re like me, you love the excess of the 1980s that’s most likely directly responsible for the current downfall of our society. Thanks, a lot, parents. Your wanton disregard for decency and love for cocaine flushed us down the toilet. I know the truth. Bret Easton Ellis wrote my 8th grade history book.

Luckily, we’ll be affronted by that very excess when Denzel Washington enthusiast Tony Scott focuses his attention on the life of Chippendale’s inventor Somen “Steve” Banerjee. There’s currently no title, so I’m going to go ahead and call it Showgirls 3: Showboys 1: A Rope of Sand.

According to Variety, the story will focus on Banerjee who went insane after getting successful and went as far as hiring a hitman to kill a choreographer. If you know anything else about Banerjee, you’ll also already be aware that he was a pioneer of the female mud wrestling scene in Los Angeles and once ran something called a “backgammon club.”

Lisa Schrager will write the script. Hopefully she’ll wear black spandex for inspiration.

And…since I’m contractually obligated to mention him:

No word on whether Zombie Chris Farley will be involved.

What do you think?

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