Why pretend and cry, for something that might have been?
No I'd rather have nothing at all.
— Frank Sinatra, All or Nothing At All
Yahtzee: Empire Strikes Back, popularly considered the best Star Wars film, wasn't even directed by Lucas.
Gabriel: Y'know, there was a possibility that David Lynch was gonna direct the third one, and God I'd like to visit that dimension for a day.
Jay: James Cameron was putting together a script for a fifth Alien movie that Sigourney Weaver was attached to be in, and Ridley Scott was interested in directing, and then...
Rich: (groans) Oh no.
Jay: ...Freddy vs. Jason was a big hit...
Rich: Oh no!
Jay: ...and then 20th Century Fox decided they were going to abandon the James Cameron/Ridley Scott movie...
Rich: Oh noooo!
Jay: ...and slap together Alien vs. Predator. This movie had a two-month shoot and four-month post-production, and then it was quickly rushed out into theaters.
Rich: That is the most depressing thing I've ever heard! I was ambivalent about this movie; now I hate it!
—Half In The Bag, Alien Vs. Predator rifftrack
Chris: Anyway, execs were so impressed with the dailies that they immediately greenlit a fifth Batman movie by Schumacher and Akiva Goldsman, Batman Triumphant, but reconsidered when the bad press from B&R tanked it at the box office. Assuming, again, that one considers $125,000,000 in profit to be tanking. Either way, since Batman Triumphant was rumored to involve Harley Quinn as the Joker’s daughter played by Madonna and the Joker coming back in an extended hallucination sequence, it’s probably for the best that it never happened.
David: Was the plan to have Nicholson reprise his role?
Chris: I’m not sure if they were planning on getting Nicholson back or not. I imagine they probably were, though. I mean, it’s not like there could ever be another actor who could do such a great, defnitive take with that role, right?
David: Knowing this franchise at this point, they’d have gotten, like, Adam Sandler.
"You know, I'd give good money if this version of the movie could be erased, and I could see the original concept; From what I've heard, it was supposed to be much darker, and Data was supposed to be killed off, by Picard himself. Granted, that would have made it an even bigger T2 ripoff, but at least we'd be spared the pain that is soon to come."
"What makes this role particularly sad is the fact that Raul Julia only agreed to be in Street Fighter because his kids were fans of the game. He had a couple of automatic-awesome movies lined up afterward, including the role of the main villain in Robert Rodriguez's Desperado. But he died very suddenly and never got to do any of them, so his last contribution to the world of cinema ended up being Street Fighter the goddamned movie."
"I heard a rumor one time that Edward James Olmos was considered as a Captain for Voyager. I'm almost certain that's not true, but it does raise an interesting question of what Commander Adama of Battlestar Galactica would have done in Janeway's place. Well first, I think it's pretty damn obvious we'd see a lot more of Neelix being bludgeoned with a flashlight."
"The thought of WWF vs. WCW was something that fans had wanted since the two companies became the standard bearers for the wrestling industry in North America. Fans would debate who would win a world title showdown between Goldberg and The Rock... Perhaps it was because Vince (MacMahon) never really wanted to acknowledge that WCW was on equal ground with his own creation. He had, after all, refused to even acknowledge their existence on WWF television until the late 1990s, when Nitro was beating Raw's ass in the ratings. They were the only wrestling company to successfully compete with him, and not only that, beat him at his own game. It was a humiliation that a man of Vince’s fragile ego seemed unable to endure. Therefore, it probably shouldn’t have come as much of a shock that when he finally got the chance to pit the two companies “against” each other, that he had the WWF side completely annihilate WCW."
Question: WHY DIDN'T YOU GET TEAMFOURSTAR TO VOICE THIS?
Answer: They didn't return my messages.
—Newgrounds FAQ for Ducktalez episode 7