“President” Samuel L. Jackson — it had to happen sooner or later

Big Game” is the title of a new action film that reliable action star Samuel L. Jackson has signed onto. He’ll have the Morgan Freeman role, this time. Yeah, he’s getting up there. He’ll play the president.

It’s to be directed by that fabulous Finn who did the Santa as monster myth tale “Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale.”

Here’s Deadline’s plot description — It’s about “a shy 13-year old boy who undergoes a test of manhood by spending a day and night alone in the wilderness. On the same night, Air Force One is shot down by terrorists and the boy discovers the president in an escape pod in the forest where the pair team up in a struggle for survival.”

I would say “family friendly,” with a question mark. But having seen “Rare Exports” and knowing Samuel L…

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