Which actor made a fool of himself while promoting a film he had just shot?

Battlefield Earth , the film adaptation of the novel by L. Ron Hubbard, founder of the Church of Scientology, is considered by many to be one of the worst films ever made.

John Travolta, the film’s star and a devout Scientologist, tried hard to sell the film when it was released, going so far as to say:

“It’s like Star Wars , but better. This movie is The Schindler’s List of science fiction movies.”

For the record, Travolta, who is at the origin of the project, had first contacted Quentin Tarantino to propose that he direct the project. The latter had quickly sensed the wolf and had declined the proposal…

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