Ryan Lambie Oct 3, 2016
An animated superhero movie featuring Marlon Brando
? A Bill Murray
comedy? Just two of the strange, starry films we may never get to see.
Film history is littered with movies that have wound up on the shelf for some reason, either because of financial difficulties or, in the case of The Day The Clown Died, because its director and star decided it was too embarrassing to be released. We've written about all sorts of shelved or cancelled films before, from Roger Corman
's infamous Fantastic Four to the unreleased John Goodman
comedy, Spring Break '83.
Every so often, though, we'll hear about curious-sounding projects that generate a bit of news before vanishing again. An animated film featuring the voices of Marlon Brando
and Brendan Fraser
, perhaps, or a modern comedy about old Greek gods featuring Christopher Walken
Here, then, are five strange, star-laden movies that,