Steven Spielberg was originally pursuing directing Interstellar. But it was in part for reasons not related to the film he stepped away – and Christopher Nolan took over.

The big screen take on the musical Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street meanwhile had Sam Mendes linked for a while. But it’d be Tim Burton who steered it to the screen – and the trailer proved to be quite infamous.

Stories of both are told in this episode.

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