10 More Movies Kanye West Should Star In
He started out innocently enough, by attempting to project the music video for his Yeezus track "New Slaves" across understated landmarks like the Alamo and Houston's Rothko Chapel, but has moved on to bigger, better promotional videos.
Cue the tape, please.
West has now not only splashed his face across the walls of America, he's continued to do us a solid by releasing this American Psycho spoof that stars none other than the douche brother-in-law himself, Scott Disick. During the film spoof, Disick makes reference to West's track, "I'm a God," which based on the title itself is bordering on hilarious, and Scott's acting is equally hilarious because it's bordering on abysmal.
Given that Kanye seemed to be quite the movie fanatic before he started splashing his face on random walls -- see the millions of movie references he makes in his work, starting with his earliest album -- it makes sense that he'd go this route. However, I'd like to think that Kanye could do quite a bit more justice to the whole movie spoof thing. Surely his acting chops are slightly above average; I mean, he did pretend to be humble for a while there. Perhaps he should take Disick's place and star in his own films (other than that pesky sex tape, of course).
Ye's a busy guy, though, with the new baby and all, so we've come up with a few suggestions for movies that would be fitting for him to step right into, and here they are. Ten Movies Kanye Should Have a Starring Role In.
10. The Wizard of Oz
Ye's got mad love for the Broadway play Wicked, so it makes total sense that he could star in his own version of The Wizard of Oz. Think of all the possibilities. He could even design the costumes, now that he's a bona fide designer for Giuseppe Zanotti. All of the stuff he's designed for them looks straight off of a movie spoof as it is.
I mean, they callin' him an alien, a big-headed astronaut -- obviously because Yeezy gets ass a lot -- so why not have him join the cast of Armageddon? That meteor hurtling towards earth is no match for the size of Kanye's ego or his astronaut skills, and he's already basically extraterrestrial -- according to Katy Perry, anyway.
Plaid is kind of his thing, and poor Ye gets no respect, no respect at all. He'd make a perfect stand-in for Rodney Dangerfield's character in Caddyshack. He's just as unabashedly brash and obnoxious as Dangerfield's nouveau riche character Al Czervik. Jay Z could join the cast as Chevy Chase, Zen-quotes and all.