What Do the Stars of 9/11 Think About 9/11?

Well, they’re really doing this. Instead of announcing, “I’m sorry, we’ve made a terrible mistake,” retracting their movie, and retreating from public view as a collective, the makers of the upcoming movie 9/11, whose first trailer was roundly mocked by the entire internet when it was released a few weeks ago, have released yet another preview. And this one features what I think we’re supposed to believe are earnest testimonials from its stars...?

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Luis Guzman says, “People that were stuck on the elevators, at that point you’re pretty much in your own coffin. You just happened to be sharing it.” Uh, spoiler alert?

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Gina Gershon says, “When something tragic happens, your heart and your soul latch onto what really matters.” Indeed, and fun little time-wasters like bad movies become irrelevant. I mean, people talk about “America needing a laugh,” regarding Glitter’s release 10 days after 9/11, but that movie made less than $5 million in theaters.

Charlie Sheen says, “It’s a story about really honoring those that didn’t make it... and those that did.” Tribute, farce. Tomato, tomahto.

The doubling down is breathtaking, everyone.

Some Pig. Terrific. Radiant. Humble.

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Some unrelated Showgirls-isms, just because.

“There’s always someone younger and hungrier coming down the stairs after you.” Cristal Conners

It’s like she had foresight.

“We could have brought anyone into this show: Janet Jackson, Paula Abdul. Charlie Sheen is what 9/11 is all about! He’s dazzling, he’s exciting, and very, very sexy!”