PART 3: THE REMAKES THAT ALMOST WERE
00:00 Discussion of an attempted remake from the early 80s, written by Fred Dekker and intended to be directed by Steve Miner. The draft I haven't isn't available to read online, but a synopsis and full production history can be found in Steve Ryfle's book Japan's Favorite Mon-Star.
08:33 Discussion of TriStar's initial stab at the franchise, as written by Ted Elliott and Terry Rossio, and intended to be directed by Jan de Bont. The script is available to read at Elliott and Rossio's website, Wordplay, and a full production history can be found in Steve Ryfle's book.