HOLLYWOOD: 10 Movies That Almost Didn’t Get Made


There are some iconic movies in Hollywood that will forever stand the test of time and be held up as examples of exemplary movie making. However, before hitting the silver screen, some of these highly rated films faced so many problems and setbacks, they almost didn’t get made! Check out these phenomenal flicks that were almost tossed in the trash!

The Princess Bride (1987) DIRECTED BY ROB REINER Cary Elwes Mandy Patinkin Chris Sarandon Christopher Guest A fairy tale about a beautiful girl who is to be married to a nasty prince, but who is in love with another. The movie was bought by FOX in 1973, but the studio essentially forgot about it and it ended up taking 15 years for it to be put into production!

Toy Story (1995) DIRECTED BY JOHN LASSETER Tom Hanks Tim Allen Don Rickles Jim Varney Woody, a traditional pull-string talking cowboy, has long enjoyed a place of honor as the favorite among six-year-old Andy's menagerie of toys. Quick to calm their anxieties about being replaced by newer arrivals, Woody finds his own confidence shaken, and his status as top toy in jeopardy, upon the arrival of Buzz Lightyear, simply the coolest space action figure ever made. Woody plots to get rid of Buzz, but things backfire and he ...read more » Toy Story almost didn't happen after test reels failed to engage audiences. A pause on production and a phenomenal script re-write is what saved the flick from becoming part of the screenplay graveyard. Read more below

The Notebook (2004) DIRECTED BY NICK CASSAVETES James Garner Gena Rowlands Rachel McAdams Ryan Gosling An epic love story centered around an older man who reads aloud to an older, invalid woman whom he regularly visits. From a faded notebook, the old man's words bring to life the story about a couple who is separated by World War II, and is then passionately reunited, seven years later, after they have taken different paths. Though her memory has faded, his words give her the chance to relive her turbulent youth and the unforgettable ...read more » Nicholas Sparks was unmotivated to write any more books, but thanks to his wife getting caught up in motherhood, Nicholas...http://www.hollywood.com/movies/movies-that-almost-didnt-get-made-60580311/#/ms-22772/2
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