8 Cancelled Movies We Secretly Still Want To See

The one bad thing about Spidey going to Marvel.

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We’re living in an age where dreams come true. Well, if your dreams are of long-anticipated movies that you've given up hope of ever seeing miraculously becoming a reality

Last year we got Star Wars Episode VII, which was followed only a few months later by the massive surprise of 10 Cloverfield Lane. Next year sees Twin Peaks Season 3 finally air and marks the release of Blade Runner 2. Around the same time Terry Gilliam will finally be shooting his Don Quixote. If we can get the Orson Welles cut of The Magnificent Ambersons restored and Joss Whedon to make more Firefly for Netflix, then "want" culture may have just peaked.

Or maybe not – we may be living in a time where the sheer wealth of different content platforms and hunger for nostalgia means once dismissed projects can become a reality, but there’s still a lot of discussed projects that never made it. And, sadly, never will - thanks to reboots or alternatives, there's a whole host of intriguing prospects that never made it to the big screen. Here's eight of the most fascinating.


Film Editor (2014-2016). Loves The Usual Suspects. Hates Transformers 2. Everything else lies somewhere in the middle. Once met the Chuckle Brothers.