In the new episode of Film Stories with Simon Brew, a film that started at three pages long, and another that happened when its creatives quit a different project.

Looper (2012) was originally set to be a short movie, until writer/director Rian Johnson expanded it. And its funding model proved very, very beneficial.

The team behind Sexy Beast (2000) meanwhile was originally set to make Gangster No 1 – but problems ensued…

Stories of both are discussed in this episode.

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