15 Bonkers Movie Sequels We Almost Got

Sometimes it takes a lot of bad ideas to arrive at a good idea. Just ask J.J. Abrams. So let’s take a look at some of the more bizarre story pitches Hollywood people have floated for movie sequels. You know, to really appreciate what we actually got.

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15 Bonkers Movie Sequels We Almost Got - To further both franchises, we almost had a bizarre Candyman vs. Leprechaun crossover - The idea was floated Source: Screen Rant

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15 Bonkers Movie Sequels We Almost Got - Back to the Future II was almost all about Marty’s parents being hippies and him trying to get them to have sSource: Insane Sequels That Almost Changed Movie History

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15 Bonkers Movie Sequels We Almost Got - Solace was almost turned into a sequel for Se7en.
New Line Cinema read the script of Solace and initially wanSource: Screen Rant

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15 Bonkers Movie Sequels We Almost Got - According to Emilio Estevez, The Breakfast Club almost had a sequel with some kind of switched personalities.Source: Moviefone

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15 Bonkers Movie Sequels We Almost Got - The Simpsons Movie almost had a space sequel.
It turns out that an episode aired in 2015 was originally meantSource: /Film

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15 Bonkers Movie Sequels We Almost Got - I am Legend 2 would’ve seen Will Smith return as (twist!) a clone.
The studio wanted a sequel so bad, they reSource: 6 Horror Movies That Almost Got Bonkers Sequels

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15 Bonkers Movie Sequels We Almost Got - Nick Cave wrote a sequel to Gladiator that involved Maximus waking up in the afterlife, killing some god, onlSource: BBC

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15 Bonkers Movie Sequels We Almost Got - A sequel to The Nightmare Before Christmas would’ve seen Jack visiting “Thanksgiving World” and the stop-motiSource: Screen Rant

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15 Bonkers Movie Sequels We Almost Got - We almost had a Friday the 13th found footage sequel - Paramount was really into this idea , but the producerSource: Screen Rant

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15 Bonkers Movie Sequels We Almost Got - E.T. II: Nocturnal Fears
Before the script of E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Spielberg came up with Night Skies,Sources: CinemaBlend, Genius

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15 Bonkers Movie Sequels We Almost Got - An American Werewolf in London sequel would’ve had a lot more Nazi monsters and A WEIRD Love triangle.
The prSource: 6 Horror Movies That Almost Got Bonkers Sequels

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15 Bonkers Movie Sequels We Almost Got - Simon West wanted to do a Con Air sequel ...in space.
West floated the idea of the sequel being “a studio verSource: CinemaBlend