When everyone’s favorite extraterrestrial classic E.T. hit theaters in 1982, it was a huge success. It was obviously a no-brainer for director Steven Spielberg and writer Melissa Mathison to team up again to write a treatment for the sequel. Unfortunately, the movie never actually came to fruition. Spielberg said, “Sequels can be very dangerous because […] next »

E.T. 2: Nocturnal Fears

When everyone’s favorite extraterrestrial classic E.T. hit theaters in 1982, it was a huge success. It was obviously a no-brainer for director Steven Spielberg and writer Melissa Mathison to team up again to write a treatment for the sequel. Unfortunately, the movie never actually came to fruition. Spielberg said, “Sequels can be very dangerous because they compromise your truth as an artist. I think a sequel to E.T. would do nothing but rob the original of its virginity. People only remember the latest episode, while the pilot tarnishes.”

 

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