In what was the shortest press op of my media career, Terry Crews portrayed Idiocracy President Dwayne Elizondo Mountain Dew Herbert Camacho in a Funny or Die conference call that, like most political media events, was about nothing. That seems to have something to do the absence of Idiocracy filmmaker Mike Judge, who was also supposed to be present at the press conference, but did not make it. more »
Back in 2006 Mike Judge's satire Idiocracy was legendarily screwed over upon release by Fox, who quietly dumped the underrated comedy with virtually no promotion and in just seven cities resulting in a paltry $444,093 domestic total. But the cautionary tale of an average Joe (Luke Wilson) who wakes up in an America populated by idiots went on to earn a cult following, featuring a scene-stealing turn by Terry Crews as five-time Ultimate Smackdown champion and porn superstar President Dwayne Elizondo Mountain Dew Herbert Camacho — and as Crews tells Movieline, President Camacho may soon be returning in a long-awaited Idiocracy spin-off.