History WhatCouldHaveBeen / Film

24th May '17 10:59:50 PM jormis29
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* Had Crispin Glover signed on to the sequels, he would've played Seamus [=McFly=], Marty's great-great-grandfather in Part III. Lea Thompson would've played a barmaid that falls in love with Seamus, and after Buford's defeat, Seamus would have offered him a job as a farmhand after his sentence.

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* Had Crispin Glover Creator/CrispinGlover signed on to the sequels, he would've played Seamus [=McFly=], Marty's great-great-grandfather in Part III. Lea Thompson would've played a barmaid that falls in love with Seamus, and after Buford's defeat, Seamus would have offered him a job as a farmhand after his sentence.
30th Apr '17 7:33:46 AM comicwriter
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** There were plans for Creator/LievSchreiber to return as Sabretooth in a cameo, but the scene was cut from the script. He would have appeared during the section of the film set in Oklahoma City, with Logan going to him ''for help'' this time.

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** There were plans for Creator/LievSchreiber was approached to return reprise his role as Sabretooth in a cameo, but the scene was cut from the script.''X-Men Origins: Wolverine'', but his filming schedule for ''Series/RayDonovan'' prevented it from happening. He would have appeared during the section of the film set in Oklahoma City, with Logan going to him ''for help'' this time.
28th Apr '17 9:25:45 AM fruitstripegum
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*** Some of the ideas tossed around included a [[SpiderTank giant mechanical spider]], [[ClothesMakeTheSuperman Supes being a normal guy who got his powers from his costume]] a'la Comicbook/{{Venom}} (the hell?), and Brainiac having a "gay [[Franchise/StarWars R2-D2]]" as a sidekick. This was all real.

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*** Some of the ideas tossed around included a [[SpiderTank giant mechanical spider]], spider]] attacking Lois Lane in a pit of webs, [[ClothesMakeTheSuperman Supes being a normal guy who got his powers from his costume]] a'la Comicbook/{{Venom}} (the hell?), and Brainiac having a "gay [[Franchise/StarWars R2-D2]]" as a sidekick.sidekick, polar bear fights and a Kryptonian cyborg. This was all real.
12th Apr '17 8:01:36 PM Pinokio
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** In the original script, instead of the Deacon alien, a Xenomorph over sixteen feet tall, the Ultramorph, was supposed emerge from the Engineer.

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** In the original The 2011 script, instead known as ''Alien: Engineers'', ''Alien: Genesis'', ''Alien: LV-426'', or ''Alien: Origins'', was to be a more direct prequel to ''Film/{{Alien}}'', featuring regular Xenomorphs and Xenomorph variations created by the Engineers, including the Octo-Facehugger, and a "Beluga-Xenomorph" similar in appearance to the Deacon alien, but taller, that would have stalked and attacked the crew. Instead of the Deacon alien, a Xenomorph over sixteen feet tall, the Ultramorph, was supposed emerge from the Engineer.Engineer. Weyland Corp was Weyland Industries, the ''Prometheus'' was called the ''Magellan'', and the setting would have been the original LV-426, instead of LV-223, leading up to the first film.
10th Apr '17 5:32:05 PM kquinn0830
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* Creator/EddieRedmayne auditioned for the role of Tom Riddle in the second film and was rejected. He was later cast as Newt Scamander in the spin-off film ''Film/FantasticBeastsAndWhereToFindThem''.
10th Apr '17 6:17:04 AM Blazer
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** The concept art for Doomsday before his final design would have looked much more closer to his comic book variation except for the possible lack of hair.
8th Apr '17 11:09:06 PM Tapol
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* Because Harrison Ford initially only signed on to two Star Wars movies, his character Han was carbon frozen at the end of ''Empire'' and was going to be killed off at the beginning of ''ReturnOfTheJedi''. During pre-production Jedi producer Howard Kazanjian convinced George Lucas that he could make a deal with Ford's agent to get him to do the final movie.

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* Because Harrison Ford initially only signed on to two Star Wars movies, his character Han was carbon frozen at the end of ''Empire'' and was going to be killed off at the beginning of ''ReturnOfTheJedi''. During pre-production Before production Jedi producer Howard Kazanjian convinced told George Lucas that he could make convince Ford to come back. He made a deal with Ford's agent good enough to get him Harrison to do the final movie.movie so Han was written back into the story.
8th Apr '17 11:02:26 PM Tapol
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* Because Harrison Ford initially only signed on to two Star Wars movies, his character Han was carbon frozen at the end of ''Empire'' and was going to be killed off at the beginning of ''ReturnOfTheJedi''. During pre-production Jedi producer Howard Kazanjian convinced George Lucas that he could make a deal with Ford's agent to get him to do the final movie.



** One ending would have Leia preparing to be a queen, as Luke walks off alone, into the sunset.
7th Apr '17 8:46:25 PM comicwriter
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** Lyra Erso was originally going to be a former Jedi who had survived Order 66, but this plot point was dropped. Elements of the idea can still be seen in the final film, such as the Kyber crystal necklace she gives to Jyn in the opening scene.

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** Lyra Erso was originally going to be a former Jedi who had survived Order 66, but this plot point was dropped. Elements of the idea can still be seen in the final film, such as the Kyber crystal necklace she gives to Jyn in the opening scene.scene, and the fact that her clothes resembled Jedi attire.
** John Knoll actually conceived the idea as a TV show back in 2003, when Lucasfilm was looking for ways to continue the franchise after ''Revenge of the Sith''.
16th Mar '17 11:02:56 AM comicwriter
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** The dinner scene with the Munsons was originally going to have Xavier bring up the time Logan killed Jean during ''The Last Stand'', but the director decided it was too dark and would have ruined one of the film's previous few moments of levity.

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** The dinner scene with the Munsons was originally going to have Xavier bring up the time Logan killed Jean during ''The Last Stand'', but the director decided it was too dark and would have ruined one of the film's previous precious few moments of levity.
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