13 Behind-The-Scenes Facts About "Idiocracy"
In 2006, Mike Judge predicted a future wherein a land of idiots is ruled by a professional wrestler-turned-president, succeeded by an extremely average dude named Joe. And that's just the tip of the iceberg. What was the deal with this oddly (and terrifyingly) prescient movie and what kind of wild substances was Mike Judge using to make it?
The weirdness doesn’t just stop at the premise though. The film and it’s making is chock full of wild details that made our jaws drop. Consider the original fate of President Camacho, and the way Terry Crews changed the role, or the lengths Luke Wilson went to avoid being the shortest person in any shot. Even the reason for the Austin, Texas shooting location was fascinating.
So, don’t act like you belong in Idiocracy–if you’re interested we’ve got 13 more wild behind-the-scenes facts about the movie that has aged all too well. Scroll on down to see some of these jaw dropping tid-bits.