John Landis reveals his original plan for An American Werewolf in London sequel

John Landis may think that it’s a mistake for his son Max Landis to try and remake An American Werewolf in London, but the filmmaker has revealed that he originally planned a sequel to his 1981 cult horror-comedy, although his idea was ultimately rejected by the studio.

“I was asked to do a sequel by PolyGram in 1991,” said Landis (via Digital Spy). “The company, under Jon Peters and Peter Guber, made something like 10 or 12 movies, and the only one that made money was American Werewolf. They then left the company and were replaced by a guy called Michael Kuhn. He called me and said that they were interested in making a sequel. I entertained the idea for a little bit and then came up with something that I liked and wrote a first draft of the script.”

“The movie was about the girl that the boys talk about at the beginning of the movie,
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