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« Reply #15 on: November 06, 2017, 10:35:27 AM »

My Best Friend's Birthday

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« Reply #16 on: November 06, 2017, 06:37:52 PM »

Here's a list of films planed for Bela Lugosi-(who else?  Lookingup) that never got made-

.the SUICIDE CLUB (1933) with Lugosi and Karloff for Universal Pictures.

.CAGLIOSTRO (1935)Lugosi planed on forming his own production company and this was to be the first film. Due to lack of funds-never happened. Oddly-Universal ran an ad for Karloff as Cagliostro in 1932-which also never happened.

.VAMPIRE OF THE SKIES (935) for Embassy Pictures

.The MYSTERIOUS ABBY (1935)This was to be a series of films  (kinda like the Chan or Mr. Moto movies) in which Lugosi was to play a French Clergyman who solved crimes. Wardrobes tests were photographed-no films.

.the CABINET OF DR. CALIGARI (1935) Concordia Films considered this with Lugosi as Caligari.

.the RETURN OF FRANKENSTEIN (1935) was what the BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN became when Lugosi was considered for a role like that given to Ernest Thesiger.

.BLUEBEARD (1936) a Karloff/Lugosi team up. Never happened.

.the ELECTRIC MAN (1936) with Karloff and Lugosi. The idead was scrapped-until Universal brought it back in 1940 with Lon Chaney Jr. and Lionel Atwill as MAN MADE MONSTER (1940).

.JACK THE RIPPER (1938) with John Barrymore,Lugosi and Karloff.

. the VAMPIRE (1939) was announced by England's Argyle Films.

.the MONSTER OF ZOMBOR (1941) with Karloff / Lugosi. A poster exists-but no film does.

.BRIDE OF THE VAMPIRE (1943) Columbia was to do a sequel to Lugosi's RETURN OF THE VAMPIRE. Alas...

.RETURN OF THE WHITE ZOMBIE (195?) Lugosi told reporters he was to star in a sequel to WHITE ZOMBIE soon-of course....never...

.DR.ACULA  (1953) TV show. He announced this while on YOU ASKED FOR IT in 1953.

.the VAMPIRE'S TOMB (1954) Test footage was shot by Ed Wood. It ended up in PLAN 9.

.the GHOUL GOES WEST (1955) It was to star  Gene Autry, Lugosi,Lon Chaney Jr.,Tor Johnson and John Carradine. Another Ed Wood brainstorm that fizzled.

-and this his is just a partial edited list!
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« Reply #17 on: November 06, 2017, 09:54:06 PM »

I like King Kong vs Godzilla as much as any G-Fan, but I would love it if the original idea of King Kong vs Frankenstein had gotten made. Especially with Willis O'Brien stop motion.
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« Reply #18 on: November 30, 2017, 04:10:01 PM »

http://www.angelfire.com/film/unmadekaiju/

Interesting old Anglefire site about unmade monster movies. Turn on your pop up blocker, or turn off Jscript.
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« Reply #19 on: December 02, 2017, 10:00:35 AM »

James Cameron was going to do a Spider-man movie with Leo DiCaprio as Spider-man and Arnold Schwarzenegger as Dr. Octopus. 

Batman and Robin was going to be followed up by a movie that went back to the darker feel of the Tim Burton movies and would feature Scarecrow and Harley Quinn.  Nicholson was going to return as the Joker in a series of hallucinations. 

Gladiator 2 had a plot so crazy it would have been great.  Maximus is constnatly reincarnated throughout history and involved in almost every conflict from trying to kill Jesus to the Vietnam war. 

There was going to be a sequel to E.T. and it was going to be  a horror movie. 

I'm just going to quote a description I've read about this one. 
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alvador Dali’s “Giraffes on Horseback Salad”
What Was It? A 1937 surrealist comedy screenplay, adapted from Dali’s original idea called “The Surrealist Woman,” which was to feature the Marx Brothers as it stars, alongside a distinctly Dali-esque cast of giraffes in gas masks and dwarves as Groucho et al., the central woman and her suitor journey through a “surrealist cabaret.”
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« Reply #20 on: December 04, 2017, 05:48:11 AM »

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« Reply #21 on: December 04, 2017, 08:42:07 AM »

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Reminds me of my sequel screenplay that never got picked up, SEVEN MORE SAMURAI.
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« Reply #22 on: December 04, 2017, 08:53:16 AM »

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Reminds me of my sequel screenplay that never got picked up, SEVEN MORE SAMURAI.

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« Reply #23 on: December 13, 2017, 04:41:34 PM »

The sequel to "District 9" could have been good.

OTOH there have been attempts to do a remake of forbidden planet , which I hope remains an unmade movie.
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« Reply #24 on: December 13, 2017, 10:08:42 PM »

Guillermo del Toro's version of  H.P. Lovecraft's At the Mountains of Maddness.  I think he's one of the few directors that could have pulled it off.

Unmade Ray Harryhausen films like Force of the Trojans or People of the Mist
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