Eric the Actor Pitches a New Film Project

November 14, 2007
Photo: karenfoleyphotography

Eric the Actor called up to pitch a different film project (instead of his love story script) but couldn’t come up with anything on the spot. Howard suggested an action movie but Eric didn’t want to make an action movie, even if – as Howard suggested – he got to slay a Cyclops in the Colosseum. Eric then told the crew that he sent his love story script to the dad from “Little People, Big World.”

Howard proposed a different idea: Eric could grow a mustache and play “Lil’ Hitler,” “Lil’ Patton,” or “Lil’ Gandhi.” Eric said he’d rather star in an “Ocean’s 11”-style heist movie. Artie Lange wondered if they could remake “Key Largo” as “Wee Largo,” but Eric didn’t want to have any title that alluded to his size. Of all the ideas, Artie seemed to like “Lil’ Godfather” the most, but Eric liked the spy or heist concepts.