Great Job, Internet!: The BFG trailer gets a profane but amiable remix

The cryptic abbreviation in the title of Steven Spielberg’s upcoming part-animated, part-live-action film, The BFG, stands for “Big Friendly Giant.” Doesn’t that sound charming? The Disney movie is based on a 1982 children’s book by Roald Dahl, author of Charlie And The Chocolate Factory and James And The Giant Peach. The adapted screenplay will be the final film credit of the late Melissa Mathison, who also wrote E.T. It all sounds very whimsical and heartwarming. But, honestly, that titular abbreviation could stand for all kinds of things, many of them not family-friendly in the least. There’s not much difference, after all, between BFG and BFD.

It is in that spirit, then, that a YouTube channel called SWAT Productions has created its own, profanity-heavy remix of the trailer. A.V. Club contributor Dominick Nero sent us the heads-up about this doctored trailer, in which the title …

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