Comedy author Larry Charles doesn’t assume too extremely of his iconic “Seinfeld” character Cosmo Kramer.
In an interview on the Daily Beast podcast “Fever Dreams,” the “Seinfeld” staffer — who labored on the present throughout its first 5 seasons — supplied a glimpse of the place he believes Jerry’s friends Elaine (Julia Louis-Dreyfus), George (Jason Alexander) and Kramer (Michael Richards) can be in the event that they have been to fast-forward to 2021.
“After I thought of how ‘Seinfeld’ would survive in this sort of atmosphere and this tv atmosphere, and I go searching, I take into consideration bringing these characters to the 21st century and … ”
“Wouldn’t Kramer be a believer in QAnon?” he requested.
Charles is referring to a radical-right cohort of conspiracy theorists, whose defining mythos entails an Illuminati-esque cabal of uber-wealthy, Devil-worshipping pedophiles — a gaggle which QAnon adherents imagine contains a few of the strongest world leaders, akin to Hillary Clinton, George Soros, Oprah Winfrey, the Dalai Lama and President Joe Biden.
Charles then identified that Kramer’s anti-elitist streak could have additionally landed him on the alternative finish of the conspiracy idea spectrum. “He may additionally be in Antifa on the similar time to cowl his bets,” Charles countered.
The “Borat” director continued to invest on different characters — who fare no higher than Kramer.
“Elaine may’ve been married a few instances, she’s in all probability developed a tablet behavior of some kind, she’s been out and in of rehab,” he stated of the high-strung character, including an excellent darker idea about Alexander’s hapless character. “And George may need dedicated suicide by now, fairly frankly.”
As for the present’s jaded protagonist, Jerry, he’d be busy sinking his cash into uncommon cars, claiming to be “on the spectrum” with no formal analysis of autism, and relationship ladies almost 20 years his junior. Oh, wait — that’s the actual Seinfeld!