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In 2002, it was announced by news website GameSpot that SEGA of America and Goodman-Rosen Productions together had potential plans to turn the 1999 video game of the same name, Crazy Taxi, into a full-length feature film with a combination of life-action and CGI. Richard Donner (Superman: The Movie, Goonies, Lethal Weapon) signed onboard to direct the film, seeing the potential for a summer blockbuster at the time.[1][2]

Plot[]

The film would of been the same as the game of the same name, which revolves around a unnamed man assuming the job of a taxi driver trying to get customers to their destinations as quickly as possible while performing impressive crazy feats for extra tips.

Why It Was Cancelled[]

  1. There were constant delays, mostly in-tryings to cracking the script alone.
  2. The studio had a hard time developing the story altogether with eventually led to the film rights lapsing.

Results[]

  • The film for Crazy Taxi was permanently cancelled.
  • Following the Crazy Taxi film's cancellation at SEGA of America, 5 sequels to the original Crazy Taxi game, all titled Crazy Taxi 2 (2001), Crazy Taxi 3: High Roller (2002), Crazy Taxi: Catch a Ride (2003), Crazy Taxi: Fare Wars (2007), and Crazy Taxi: City Rush (2014) released.
  • Crazy Taxi remains as it is today, with no animation movies at all.

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