10 Movie Sequels That Never Happned

  • The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Sony planned 4 installments for its rebooted American superhero “Amazing Spider-Man” franchise, but the second one didn’t do extremely well, therefore the studio handed the reigns over to Marvel for 2017’s Spider-Man: Homecoming. The studios will share management, however now it’s Tom Holland getting in the Spidey suit.

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  • The Lone Ranger

Audiences may not be a fan of Johnny Depp dressing up as a Native American, calling the whole issue racially insensitive. costars Armie Hammer (Texas Ranger) and Ruth Wilson (Rebecca) both have confirmed that they had  signed for the sequels (3, to be exact), but none of them ever happened. Johnny Depp blamed on the critics, saying their expectations were terribly biased from the beginning.

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  • Fantastic Four

20th Century Fox had huge plans for this series of Fantastic Four. Varied sequels were confirmed, even one of them is united with the X-Men. Then…the film flopped. Like a giant belly flop in a public pool. The first sequel had an unleash date for June of 2017, however the cast has confirmed that this is not going to happen.

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  • Battlefield Earth

John Travolta’s notorious dud was supposed to be followed up with a sequel to complete out L. Ron Hubbard’s book, but the fact that audiences hardly even saw it created a little hard for producers to hold a sequel necessarily. Guess you’ll got to read the book to work out what happened to the Psychlos.

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  • The Golden Compass

Philip Pullman’s mystical story was released to the big screen with a huge budget of $180 million, however solely forced in $70 million in domestic sales. The Catholic church additionally referred to it as “atheism for kids,” in order that didn’t exactly facilitate. Two sequels, “The Subtle Knife” and “The Amber Spyglass” were placed on hold indefinitely.

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  • Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters

The film was widely rejected by critics and mostly neglected by audiences, so the expected Witch Hunters 2 that was supposed to start off this year never happened. The story may be shifted to the silver screen, however.

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  • John Carter

The Disney movie was such a huge box office success that its name is commonly used as an adjective to describe other box office bombs. The critical reception was moderate, however the shortage of sales was devastating. The budget as $250 million… and it only earned $73 million in the United States. Ouch. Unnecessary to mention, their planned sequel is dead within the water.

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  • The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones

Young adult books have established to be extremely successful on the big screen like Twilight or, The Hunger Games, so when Cassandra Clare’s “The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones” came up to the bat, Sony Screen Gems determined to capitalize and made plans to produce the second installment, “City of Ashes.”

Those plans were halted after the first movie was a huge disaster with critics and audiences, with only half of the production costs earned back in domestic sales. They claimed “script incompletion” as the reason for no sequel, but the series actually moved to television with a show called “Shadowhunters.”

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  • Tron Legacy

28 years had passed before 1982’s Tron got a sequel, however it looks like it’s getting to stop there, despite earlier plans. The movie released in 2010 was hugely a bust at the box office, thus Disney abandoned the plans to shoot the sequel in 2015.

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  • Green Lantern

Deadpool has certainly given Ryan Reynolds some serious superhero street-cred, but his role of Hal Jordan, aka the Green Lantern was underwhelming, to say the least. The movie was crushed by critics and tanked at the box office, so the plans for Green Lantern 2 came to a screeching halt. In fact, when asked if he would ever buy the domain name for greenlanternsequel.com, Reynolds said, “I don’t think you can sell that to anyone.”

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