Author(s): HUGHES, DAVID
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", James Cameron's "Alien 5"...These are just some of the legendary unmade films covered in this groundbreaking book. This fully updated edition also reveals the fascinating details of the movies that nearly were: what would James Cameron's version of "Spider-Man", or Terry Gilliam's "Watchmen" have been like? How close did Ridley Scott come to directing "I Am Legend" starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, and why was Nicolas Cage paid $20 million for not playing Superman?
"AN ESSENTIAL PURCHASE... READ IT, AND WEEP" - EMPIRE * 'An essential purchase... Read it, and weep' Empire Five Star Review * 'Engrossing... one is left stunned' Uncut. * 'Fascinating... you'll be astonished. Hughes is a thorough, informed writer' SFX * 'Every so often a book comes along that demands to be read at one or two sittings at most... don't miss this one' Starlog"
David Hughes has written about film for numerous newspapers and magazines, including The Guardian, Empire, SKY, GQ, SFX, Dreamwatch, Fangoria and Cinefantastique. He is the author of Virgin's The Complete Kubrick and The Complete Lynch, and wrote Titan Books' acclaimed Tales From Development Hell.