Cancelled Movies. Wiki

In 1991, Spielberg was slated to make a film adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's 1922 short story The Curious Case of Benjamin Button for Universal Pictures, with Tom Cruise playing the titular role.


It would be the same as the story.

Why It Was Cancelled[]

  1. However, Spielberg dropped out due to his commitment with the films Hook (1991), Jurassic Park (1993) and Schindler's List (1993).


  • The story was later adapted into the 2008 namesake film and the 2019 stage musical.