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From title changes to the addition of rubber demons, here's a selection of some rather strange movie alterations from cinema history...
The course of film production seldom runs smooth, and even the greatest films can suffer from all sorts of behind-the-scenes problems. For a very recent example, just look at Fantastic Four, a film with which suffered the kind of difficult production that will no doubt inspire books on the subject in the near future.
At any rate, the movies on this list are all examples of strange (and sometimes last-minute) changes, often imposed by producers or executives. In some unfortunate cases, the changes haven't been particularly beneficial, but one alteration turned out to be a pioneering moment in cinema history.
In every instance, the changes are unusual, surprising, or sometimes downright baffling ...
The Cabinet Of Dr Caligari (1921)
A classic of German cinema, Robert Weine's silent horror film is widely »
The film is a remake of the 1979 caper starring George Burns and Art Carney, and stars Arkin alongside Oscar winners Morgan Freeman (Now You See Me) and Michael Caine (The Dark Knight) as a group of lifetime friends who plan to rob a bank who stiffed them for their pensions.
In addition, Deadline has reported that Matt Dillon (Crash) has also joined the cast of the film as an FBI agent on the trail of three guys. Braff’s Wish I Was Here co-star Joey King has also joined the cast as Caine’s granddaughter.
- Scott J. Davis
Does everyone know what time it is? Time for a Home Improvement reunion!
It's been 16 years since the comedy classic graced the air, but now fans of the Taylor family are getting a small-screen treat. Patricia Richardson will be guest starring on tonight's all-new episode of Last Man Standing and reuniting with her former on-screen husband Tim Allen.
"I thought it was kind of forward of us to ask [Patricia] to do this," Allen confessed exclusively to Et on the set of Last Man Standing. "This business is promotional so it seemed kind of cheesy."
But we think Richardson hit the nail on the head when she guessed why the Last Man Standing star was hesitant to bring her on. "For him it's probably weird because he has two wives," she said with a smile, referring to Allen's new TV wife Nancy Travis.
"It's not like »
3 items from 2015
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