For this Phantom Limbs, we’ll be uncovering George A. Romero’s Goosebumps, a feature film adaptation of the popular line of children’s horror novels written by R.L. Stine. Based on that series’ first book, Welcome to Dead House, Romero’s film would have expanded upon Stine’s tale while tweaking its central threat, all while keeping the scares […]
For the newest installment of Phantom Limbs, we’ll be cracking open the pages of Creepshow 2 and poring over “Pinfall”, an unproduced segment of that 1987 horror anthology. Adapted from an unpublished Stephen King story by George A. Romero, “Pinfall” was originally slated as the second story to unfold in the sequel before it was […]
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This installment of Phantom Limbs finds us digging up George A. Romero’s Night of the Living Dead: The Series, a proposed television show set within the world of the celebrated horror filmmaker’s signature Dead franchise. Though it exists now only as an unproduced twenty-seven page treatment, NOTLD: The Series nevertheless displays Romero’s patented blend of […]
For this entry of Phantom Limbs, we’ll be dropping by the Shady Rest Retirement Home in East Texas to pay a visit to Bubba Nosferatu, Phantasm creator Don Coscarelli’s long developed yet tragically unproduced sequel to Bubba Ho-Tep, the 2002 adaptation of Joe Lansdale’s novella of the same name. As with that initial film, Bubba […]
For this entry of Phantom Limbs, we’ll be taking another trip into the Tall Man’s dimension to dig up details on the unproduced follow-up issues to XMachina’s Phantasm: Overminds, an ambitious comic book based on Don Coscarelli’s iconic horror film series that sadly never made it beyond its debut issue. On hand to discuss this […]
For this entry of Phantom Limbs, we’ll be travelling back to the 20th century for an exploration of Phantasm 1999, Roger Avary’s (Pulp Fiction, Rules of Attraction) unproduced screenplay which was going to be the fourth installment in the long-running sci-fi/horror film franchise. Intended for Phantasm series creator Don Coscarelli to direct, 1999 boasted an […]
For this entry of Phantom Limbs, we’ll be taking a peek at New Line Cinema’s mooted but ultimately unproduced big screen Phantasm trilogy that was first announced in 2005. Rumored to have been a rebooting of Don Coscarelli’s (The Beastmaster, Bubba Ho-Tep) beloved sci-fi/horror franchise, this new set of films was said to have seen […]
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For this entry of Phantom Limbs, we’ll be taking a peek at Drew Barrymore’s developed but eventually jettisoned Barbarella and the Second World, a feature film adaptation of the Jean-Claude Forest comic book previously brought to screens as Roger Vadim’s classic ‘60s Jane Fonda vehicle. Joining us for this talk is John August, the celebrated […]
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For this installment of Phantom Limbs, we’ll be diving back into the I Know What You Did Last Summer franchise with filmmaker Mike Mendez, the director behind The Convent, The Gravedancers and Big Ass Spider!. As Mendez noted during a recent appearance on the Best Films Never Made podcast, he had pitched to write and […]
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For this entry of Phantom Limbs, we’ll be taking a look at the planned but sadly unproduced second and third seasons of Amazon Prime’s I Know What You Did Last Summer. Though the show’s initial outing tied up its central murder mystery by revealing its killer and their motives, there were still plenty of plot […]
This installment of Phantom Limbs finds us cutting into the intended third and fourth seasons MTV’s Scream: The TV Series. While the first two seasons of the film series-inspired television slasher followed one particular group of characters whose stories were left unresolved when MTV rebooted the series with the unrelated Scream: Resurrection, the initial plan […]
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For this installment of Phantom Limbs, we’ll be taking a peek at Catwoman, the Batman Returns spinoff which was intended to bow during the mid-90s after the flagship franchise’s massive successes at the box office. To have featured Michelle Pfeiffer reprising her iconic role from that earlier Tim Burton comic book opus, the Catwoman movie […]
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This installment of Phantom Limbs tears into Twisted Pictures’ initial attempts at tackling the Texas Chainsaw Massacre franchise, developed during the early days of the company’s success with the Saw franchise. Joining us for this talk is Stephen Susco, writer of The Grudge and writer/director of Unfriended: Dark Web, who details the origins of the […]
With this installment of Phantom Limbs, we’ll be digging into The Return of the Miner, the long-planned sequel to director George Mihalka’s classic 1981 Canadian slasher film My Bloody Valentine, which sadly went unproduced after years of development. Mr. Mihalka has joined us to discuss not only this unmade My Bloody Valentine 2, but also […]
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This installment finds us cutting into the first proposed spinoff of Showtime’s popular serial killer series Dexter, featuring Six Feet Under star Michael C. Hall as the eponymous murderer-of-murderers. While that show eventually received a follow-up late last year in the form of original Dexter showrunner Clyde Phillips’ Dexter: New Blood, its executive producer Scott […]