The two lead male characters in "Fired Up!" could be "M*A*S*H" leads Hawkeye and Trapper John in a happier place. In fact, if the war of the earlier movie made that film a cynical but desperately funny dash of reality, the totally unrealistic silliness of "Fired Up!" turns this movie into a fantasy: "Lord of the Cheerleaders."
Shawn (Nicholas D'Agosto, TV's "Heroes") and Nick (Eric Christian Olsen, "Eagle Eye") are Gerald R. Ford High School's star football players. They are also gold-medal booty hounds who decide to blow off summer football camp to attend cheerleading camp. They see themselves as a pair of cockroaches dropped into a cookie factory. They will pretend to care about cheerleading for two weeks, then sneak off and join the football team.
Both are smooth, charming liars who care nothing about the feelings of the cheer squad from their school whom they will use and quickly abandon.
FALLING FOR THE CHEERLEADER
But, damn the luck, Shawn finds himself falling for head cheerleader Carly (Sarah Roemer, "Disturbia"), who is the pre-fianc