The suggestion that an image of Nazis invading the United States is more relevant than a few years ago is a vague but loaded sentiment. The director’s Twitter history suggests concerns over the political change-of-guard and the recently emboldened white supremacist movement. Regardless of your political beliefs, its clear that 2016 has been a concerning and polarizing year and that everyman heroes like Cliff Secord are needed now more than ever to stand up to injustice in all its forms.
As far as we know, Trachtenberg’s pitch hasn’t had a factor in the current iteration of The Rocketeers. Would you have preferred an alt-history Rocketeer vs Nazi Invasion take on a sequel, or are you more excited about the prospect of a generational Rocketeer fighting all new battles in fictional history? Let us know in the comments section, and stay tuned to Screen Rant for updates on The Rocketeer as they hit.