Sitcoms Online - Main Page / Message Boards - Main Page / News Blog / Photo Galleries / DVD Reviews / Buy TV Shows on DVD and Blu-ray

View Today's Active Threads / View New Posts / Mark All Boards Read / Chit Chat Board

Games / Movies / Music / Sports / Random Posts / Politics


Sitcoms Online Message Boards - Forums  

Go Back   Sitcoms Online Message Boards - Forums > Chit Chat > Chit Chat - Movies

Notices

SitcomsOnline.com News Blog Headlines Twitter Facebook Instagram RSS

Netflix Gets 2 More Comedies; YouTube Orders Wayne, a New Comedy
Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of September 24, 2018)
SitcomsOnline Digest: Netflix Orders Multi-Camera Sitcom with Melissa Joan Hart and Sean Astin; Three New Seasons of Bob's Burgers on DVD
Fri-Yay: BoJack Horseman is as Delightfully Sad as Ever in Season 5; The Guest Book Returns Oct. 23 on TBS with More Guests
The Goldbergs Coming to TV Land; grown-ish Returns in January on Freeform
South Park 8 Day Marathon on Comedy Central; Classic Adult Swim Comedy Returns with Special
NBC Fall Pilot Review: I Feel Bad - Premieres Wednesday (Sept. 19); 70th Annual Primetime Emmy Award Winners
Married with Children Now on WGN America; black-ish Enters National Syndication and Free Sneakers Contest


New on DVD/Blu-ray (August/September)

The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Eleventh Season The Middle - The Complete Ninth Season Modern Family - The Complete Ninth Season Step by Step - The Complete Second Season Perfect Strangers - The Complete Fifth Season

08/07 - Happy Endings - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
08/15 - A.P. Bio - Season One
08/28 - Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Five
08/28 - Man Seeking Woman - The Complete Third Season
09/04 - It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia - The Complete Season 12
09/04 - Mom - The Complete Fifth Season
09/04 - Silicon Valley - The Complete Fifth Season
09/04 - Superstore - Season Three
09/04 - Young Sheldon - The Complete First Season
09/11 - The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Eleventh Season (Blu-ray)
09/11 - The Middle - The Complete Ninth Season
09/11 - Modern Family - The Complete Ninth Season
09/11 - People of Earth - The Complete Second Season
09/18 - Community - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
09/18 - Step by Step - The Complete Second Season
09/18 - You're the Worst - The Complete Fourth Season
09/25 - Blondie - The Complete 1957 Television Series
09/25 - Perfect Strangers - The Complete Fifth Season
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 02-11-2010, 05:31 AM   #1
JamesG
Freakshow
Moderator
Forum Celebrity
 
JamesG's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 01, 2008
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Posts: 39,523
Movie Movie Sequels That Never Happened

Here you can list whatever movie sequel ideas you know of that never came to be. I'm curious to see how many sequel ideas out there never happened and the info. about them.


There were plans at one point to have "The Mask 2" starring Jim Carrey.


Jim Carrey is not a fan of starring in sequels but he was forced to do Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995) under contract.

After that movie he made a statement that he is not doing any more sequels so, despite being offered $10 million to do "The Mask 2", he declined the role and the original sequel plans were scrapped.


Sometime in the mid-90s Nintendo Power magazine even held a contest where the winner would receive a walk-on role on "The Mask 2".


A sequel did come about a decade later with Jamie Kennedy in Son of the Mask. It was a huge flop and received attrocious reviews.
JamesG is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-11-2010, 12:20 PM   #2
Torgo
Art by me
Forum Veteran
 
Torgo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 06, 2004
Location: Oregon
Posts: 14,261
Default

Before he finally made Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2, Hooper had a totally different idea for a sequel which he had titled Beyond the Valley of the Chainsaw Massacre

Buddy Giovinazzo(writer/director of Combat Shock) and Joe Spinell(Frank Zito in Maniac) were working on a sequel to Maniac. Maniac 2: Mr Robbie, they got as far as making a promotional short, but Spinell died before they could make a feature.

Buckaroo Banzai vs. The World Crime League was the planned sequel by the studio, but Buckaroo Banzai didn't make enough at the box office so the idea was scrapped.
__________________
"I'm going to go do something productive. I'm gonna go watch television." - Ray Peterson, The 'burbs

"I am the literary equivalent of a Big Mac and Fries." - Stephen King

"There's nothing wrong with G-rated movies, as long as there's lots of sex and violence." - Elvira
Torgo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-11-2010, 02:11 PM   #3
MrCleveland
Drew Carey from Hell
Forum Veteran
 
MrCleveland's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 10, 2007
Location: Where football NEVER starts!
Posts: 11,910
Default

"Mac and Me" was intended to have a sequel, but since the film was bad enough...it never happened!
__________________
Thank God for kids who love Obscure Things.

Lee Hazlewood (1929-2007)
MrCleveland is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-11-2010, 04:00 PM   #4
Torgo
Art by me
Forum Veteran
 
Torgo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 06, 2004
Location: Oregon
Posts: 14,261
Default

Lord Of The Rings 2was the planned sequel to Ralph Bakshi's 1978 animated adaptation of Tolkien's books. Rankin/Bass Productions(who also did the animated version of The Hobbit) sort of did a sequel with Return of the King(1980)
Torgo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-11-2010, 04:36 PM   #5
JamesG
Freakshow
Moderator
Forum Celebrity
 
JamesG's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 01, 2008
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Posts: 39,523
Default

Before Rob Zombie did his re-imagining of John Carpenter's Halloween there were plans at one point for a 9th sequel with a working title rumored to be "Homecoming".

Another scrapped idea was to do a "Vs." movie with Michael Myers meeting Hellraiser's Pinhead.
JamesG is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-11-2010, 08:52 PM   #6
JamesG
Freakshow
Moderator
Forum Celebrity
 
JamesG's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 01, 2008
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Posts: 39,523
Default

Around 2007 it was announced that "Spider-Man 4" was in development with Sam Raimi, Tobey Maguire, and Kirsten Dunst returning.

A script was then completed and then there was word that John Malkovich, Dylan Baker, and Anne Hathaway were coming onboard.

Sam Raimi then decided to step down from the project due to his doubt that he would be able to make the planned May 2011 release date.

Sony then offically scrapped "Spider-Man 4" and announced a reboot project that will focus on Spider-Man in his high school years set for a July 2012 release.
JamesG is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-12-2010, 09:55 AM   #7
JamesG
Freakshow
Moderator
Forum Celebrity
 
JamesG's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 01, 2008
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Posts: 39,523
Default

There were plans at one point for a sequel to Arnold Schwarzenegger's Commando (1985).

A script was completed but Arnold was not interested in the project.

The script then had a little work done to it and it was turned into Die Hard (1988).
JamesG is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-12-2010, 03:52 PM   #8
browneyes106
Member
Senior Member
 
browneyes106's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 01, 2008
Posts: 6,043
Default

Grumpiest Old Men which was would have been a sequel to Grumpy Old Men and Grumpier Old Men was scrapped due to Jack Lemmon and Walther Matthau's box office flops Out to Sea and The Odd Couple II.
browneyes106 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-12-2010, 04:09 PM   #9
Torgo
Art by me
Forum Veteran
 
Torgo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 06, 2004
Location: Oregon
Posts: 14,261
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by browneyes106
Grumpiest Old Men which was would have been a sequel to Grumpy Old Men and Grumpier Old Men was scrapped due to Jack Lemmon and Walther Matthau's box office flops Out to Sea and The Odd Couple II.
The Odd Couple II might as well have been the 3rd Grumpy Old Men movie, since it felt more like one of those films than the original Odd Couple.
Torgo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-13-2010, 02:04 AM   #10
JamesG
Freakshow
Moderator
Forum Celebrity
 
JamesG's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 01, 2008
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Posts: 39,523
Default

The Forrest Gump (1994) sequel called "Gump and Co." was scrapped because of 9/11.

Screenwriter Eric Roth had a script completed based off of the second Forrest Gump novel.

The story of the script was called "no longer relevant anymore" by those who were planning the sequel because the world was changing.
JamesG is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-14-2010, 03:07 AM   #11
Tubehead
Member
Senior Member
 
Tubehead's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 12, 2007
Location: chattanooga.tn
Posts: 4,445
Default

I HEARD Their were going to make a squel to 1980 he-man movie master of the univser . i heard they were making squeal to shaiknight with jACKIE CHAN. i hadn't heard anything for awhile. I HEARD THEY were going to make a squeal to home alone withMacaulay Culkin as a teeanger.
Tubehead is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-14-2010, 08:51 AM   #12
JamesG
Freakshow
Moderator
Forum Celebrity
 
JamesG's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 01, 2008
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Posts: 39,523
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Tubehead
i heard they were making squeal to shaiknight with jACKIE CHAN. i hadn't heard anything for awhile.
Yeah, there was word a while ago that a third film called Shanghai Dawn was supposed to be coming out. Nothing has happened with that




Quote:
Originally Posted by Tubehead
I HEARD THEY were going to make a squeal to home alone withMacaulay Culkin as a teeanger.
Yeah, what happened with Home Alone is that the third film was pitched around the same time as the sequel with plans to release them back-to-back but FOX did not allow that.

Then the plans for a third film came in the mid-90s and the idea was pitched to Macaulay Culkin about him reprising his role as a teen. He was not into it at all because he grew tired of the role and at the time he became frustrated with acting.

So they went with a whole new script and whole new cast for the unrelated third film that came out in 1997.
JamesG is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-16-2010, 12:53 PM   #13
JamesG
Freakshow
Moderator
Forum Celebrity
 
JamesG's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 01, 2008
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Posts: 39,523
Default

A fourth film in the Sleepaway Camp series was being made in the early 90s called Sleepaway Camp IV: The Survivor.

Production and filming had to come to a stop due to the company producing it going bankrupt. Only 34 minutes of footage was filmed.

On the box set "Sleepaway Camp: Survival Kit" the footage from the unfinished film was made available on it.


A fourth sequel did eventually come years later in 2008 called Return to Sleepaway Camp.
JamesG is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-16-2010, 02:01 PM   #14
Torgo
Art by me
Forum Veteran
 
Torgo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 06, 2004
Location: Oregon
Posts: 14,261
Default

Though these weren't planned sequels, I like it when movies advertise fake sequels at the end.

The best being the trailer for History of the World Part 2 at the end of Part 1.

Others that did this-

Chainsaw Nurses hinted at the end of Hollywood Chainsaw Hookers
Hedges "Just when you thought it was safe to trim" at the end of Blades '89
Torgo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-16-2010, 02:40 PM   #15
JamesG
Freakshow
Moderator
Forum Celebrity
 
JamesG's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 01, 2008
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Posts: 39,523
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Torgo
Chainsaw Nurses hinted at the end of Hollywood Chainsaw Hookers
Hedges "Just when you thought it was safe to trim" at the end of Blades '89
I remember watching that years ago with my grandmother. I don't really remember it as I've haven't seen it in a LONG time.
JamesG is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:59 AM.


Although the administrators and moderators of the Sitcoms Online Message Boards will attempt to keep all objectionable messages off this forum, it is impossible for us to review all messages. All messages express the views of the author, and neither the owners of the Sitcoms Online Message Boards, nor vBulletin Solutions Inc. (developers of vBulletin) will be held responsible for the content of any message. The owners of the Sitcoms Online Message Boards reserve the right to remove, edit, move or close any thread for any reason.

VigLink badge

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions Inc.