Greatest Sci-fi Movies Never Made (Revised and Updated Edition)

Greatest Sci-fi Movies Never Made (Revised and Updated Edition)

by David Hughes
     
 

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What if I Am Legend had been directed by Ridley Scott, and had starred Arnold Schwarzenegger? What if James Cameron had directed Spider-Man?

This groundbreaking book, now fully updated and revised, tells the story of legendary unmade films. What would Terry Gilliam’s Watchmen have been like, and how did Darren Aronofsky almost

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Overview

What if I Am Legend had been directed by Ridley Scott, and had starred Arnold Schwarzenegger? What if James Cameron had directed Spider-Man?

This groundbreaking book, now fully updated and revised, tells the story of legendary unmade films. What would Terry Gilliam’s Watchmen have been like, and how did Darren Aronofsky almost end up directing the movie? Why was Nicolas Cage paid $20 million for not playing Superman?

Also covered are Steven Spielberg’s Night Skies, Stanley Kubrick’s Childhood’s End, Philip Kaufman’s Star Trek: Planet of the Titans, Kevin Smith’s Six Million Dollar Man, Tim Burton’s Superman Lives and James Cameron’s Alien 5!

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
" An essential purchase ... read it and weep." - Empire

"Wonderful... Every sci-fi fan should own this" - Sci-fi-online.com

"An essential chronicle of broken promises" - Hotdog
"These are films I wish I could have seen ... Hughes's research is solid ... it's sobering stuff." 'Moriarty', Ain't It Cool News

"Every so often a book comes along that demands to be read at one or two sittings at the most... miss this one at your peril." - Starlog

"In-depth blow-by-blow analysis ... this has it all ... a must-read" - IGN Filmforce

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781845767556
Publisher:
Titan
Publication date:
07/15/2008
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
629,497
Product dimensions:
8.18(w) x 5.44(h) x 0.95(d)

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