What if the Avengers had been made in 1985...

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  1. Brian D

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    The studio heads had no idea what the proper treatment to comic movies were. Just look at the Fantastic Four given/sold/rented to Roger Corman for proof.
    Not that they had the technology to do it right anyway, but they could have done it well for the time.
    Planet of the Apes (original Heston ones) had LESS budget with each release, rather than more. Instead of making a huge hit better, they cheaped out and filmed Ape lands on the backlot used for filming MASH. How stupid was that?
     
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    Traci Lords as Mrs. Peel...
     
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    I remember them filming one of the sequels at U.C. Irvine right before the campus opened.
     
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    Different Avengers. Also, in 1985 Traci Lords was still an underage porn star. Not much chance of a Hollywood studio employing a pornographic actress in one of their productions.
     
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    Thanks for the update...
     
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    OK, How about Jaclyn Smith as Mrs Peel and Robert Vaughn as John Steed?
     
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    On further review, this one should probably stay British...

    How about Kate Bush & John Cleese?...

    Are Robert Vaughn's ambulance chaser ads on in Cali?

    They're kind of sad, IMO, but I'm sure he can use the money.
     
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    OK< then John Cleese and maybe Caroline Munro (the Bond girl) as Peel. 30 years ago, she would have looked great in a cat suit...
     
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    Speaking of Traci Lords...here is a neat pic. Opening scene for the original Blade movie. We have one Traci Lords and the future Lem from The Shield (the only likable character in the whole series!)

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