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TERRY CREWS: 'Idiocracy' is so prophetic 'it actually scares people'

Jacqui Frank and Jason Guerrasio

Terry Crews, actor, former NFL player, and the host of Netflix's upcoming "Ultimate Beastmaster," says he would love to bring back his iconic character, President Camacho from "Idiocracy," to talk about the end of political correctness in America.

You can watch our full interview with Terry Crews here.

FULL TRANSCRIPT:

GUERRASIO: Last we talked, this was around the primaries, you know, there was this talk that you and Mike Judge, the director of Idiocracy, were gonna try to bring back Camacho and do something. But your big thing was you didn't want to kind of throw jabs at just one person.

CREWS: Yeah.

GUERRASIO: We know who that person is. But, you wanted to kind of be the field and it didn't work out that way. But now that one man is now in office. Okay ... speaking of Donald Trump. So have you thought at all of bringing Camacho back now that, now it's just now kind of one man?

CREWS: I would love to make a movie, I literally want to — Mike and I were talking about doing like a chronicles of Camacho, you know what I mean. And we all know where it started, it started in this era, right now. Because, what happened is, it’s the end of political correctness. No matter where you are on a political side, you know, it really became, “Yo mama, no yo mama”. And it, it’s just started to — and that’s what I wanted to talk about. I didn’t want it to go into, you know like I’m versus you and this kind of like — pick one side and the whole thing. Because I’m really, I’m really a little bit of both, to be honest with you. No one is 100% Democrat  100% Republican, you always have – we’re too complex for that. So I really wanted to talk about the end of political correctness and Camacho is that. And Mike and I were talking about it — the good thing about it is that now that stays alive for about four more years. We got four years to try and put something together and I would love to do something like that. Cause it would — let me tell you, that movie was so prophetic in so many ways it actually scares people.

GUERRASIO: It does, because you see things now, and you go, wait a minute, didn’t I see that in that movie?

CREWS: Oh man, when the head of Carl’s Jr. was almost on the cabinet, I was like, “No, no, please don’t make it on —” The reason he had to turn it down cause it would just been too prophetic.

GUERRASIO: On, it would’ve been too on the nose.

CREWS: Way too prophetic.

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