24 January 2012 6:58 AM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

A psychic Morgan Freeman. Jessica Rabbit kidnapped by Nazis. We look back at a few strange movie sequels that were never made…

The multi-million dollar success of any movie will inevitably leave Hollywood executives clamouring for a sequel. And while there are plenty of movies whose stories are open-ended enough to warrant a return to the creative well, there are many times when coming up with a sequel idea requires all sorts of imaginative leaps.

Which brings us to this list, which is devoted to a few of the weirder sequel ideas that never made it to the big screen…

Close Encounters Of The Third Kind

Spielberg’s wish-fulfilment fantasy of UFOs, mashed potato mountains and alien abduction was an unexpectedly huge hit for Columbia Pictures in 1977, and naturally enough, it wanted a sequel. Unenthusiastic about making one, but anxious that a sequel might be made without him (as had »

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