David Zucker

David Zucker Says ‘The Naked Gun’ Remake ‘Won’t Be Like’ the Original

by Matt Singer March 11, 2015 @ 12:52 PM
They’re making a new version of The Naked Gun, because they’re making a new version of every old movie. And they’re making this one with Ed Helms, because Ed Helms starred in some of the biggest comedies of all time, including The Hangover (and he’s already remaking, or at least updating, National Lampoon’s Vacation). But according to David Zucker, the director of the original Naked Gun, the new film “won’t be like” the old one, because ... honestly, I have no earthly idea.

How Silly Can You Get? The Tumultuous Making Of 'Top Secret!'

by Mike Ryan June 18, 2014 @ 9:16 AM
As ‘Top Secret!’ approaches its 30th anniversary – in their own words, David Zucker, Jim Abrahams, Jerry Zucker and Val Kilmer tell the story about the rise, then fall, then rise again of what today is considered a comedy classic, ‘Top Secret!.’