A few years ago, I had an opportunity to pitch a script idea for a gay Robin Hood movie I decided to revisit the lore around the Robin Hood characters and, in addition to making Robin gay, I decided to inject a slightly less revisionist version of history as well as political commentary to ensure that Robin being gay was a beside the point matter in the story.
Despite my less than heroic Robin, I made the screenwriting team, but the project never came to fruition. In any event, I present my vision for your entertainment:
Robin Hood & the Merry Outlaws
His younger brother Prince John goads King Richard, a burly leatherlad, into a crusade against the eastern heathens.
King Richard has depleted the royal treasury on military build up (he does love a man in uniform) and on an assortment of hangers-on who are always in…
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