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The Haunting of Hill House
The Haunting of Hill House

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Directed By: Wes Craven
Produced By: Steven Spielberg
Written By: Stephen King
Based On: The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson
Release Date: October 23, 1999

Cast

Lili Taylor as Eleanor "Nell" Vance
Liam Neeson as Dr. John Montague
Catherine Zeta-Jones as Theodora
Owen Wilson as Luke Sanderson
Bruce Dern as Mr. Dudley
Marian Seldes as Mrs. Dudley

Budget: $40 million
Box Office: $360 million​

So, some butterflies got flapped for the 1999 October theatrical season. After the roaring success of the first two Scream films, Wes Craven was brought back into the fold for the remake of the Robert Wise classic. Spielberg and King, who had separated due to creative differences in OTL, were able to agree on a script, which drew both from the original Shirley Jackson novel and the story of the Winchester Mystery House. The film had half the budget of the OTL version, but the combination of King's writing and Craven's creative directing made this work in its favor, resulting in a critically praised film that also made a bigger haul, destroying the remake of William Castle's House on Haunted Hill (now making $20 million instead of $40 million) and Tim Burton's Sleepy Hollow ($103.5 million box office off a $70 million budget) with only The Blair Witch Project (OTL box office) and End of Days (starring Tom Cruise ITTL and making $300 million instead of OTL's $200 million) surviving the season.
 
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And in that case they were concearned that there were not enough entrants so they made Indy a combination race with the Winston West which is now the ARCA West.
 
Okay I got a writer in mind for Crash: Doug TenNapel, the creator of Earthworm Jim. At this point otl, he's left Shiny to form his own company The Neverhood. But they closed their doors in 99 after the commercial and critical failure of Boombots. After that, Doug just continued doing small projects in the entertainment industry until the 2015 Earthworm Jim Kickstarter succeeded.

Any other suggestions?
 
Gaming in 1999
Gaming in 1999

As the final page turns on the 20th century, we see the beginnings of change in the world of video games as the Saturn and PS1 are entering their final years on the market. Before we get to them, we look to Nintendo and their still strong Ultra NES. On tap were some more spin-offs off the Mario line, Mario Party and Mario Golf, along with Pokemon spin-offs Pokemon Snap and Pokemon Stadium 2, which would be joined by Pokemon Yellow: Special Pikachu Edition and Pokemon Gold and Silver on the Game Boy Color as Pokemania continues to sweep the world. Adding onto the list are games such as WCW Nitro (a port from the Playstation), Ogre Battle Ultra: Person of Lordly Caliber, Ultra Harvest Moon and Gauntlet Legends.

The major releases for the UNES are Ultra Donkey Kong from Rare and HAL Laboratory's crossover fighting game Super Smash Bros. The game touted a roster of 18 characters from various Nintendo franchises such as Mario, Legend of Zelda, Donkey Kong, Pokemon, Kirby, Earthbound, Metroid, Star Fox, F-Zero and for the first time in the States, Fire Emblem, all fighting on 12 stages representing each franchise. The game was a huge hit and introduced Marth to a country that never got any of their games (meaning the trope keeps its name) with his popularity resulting in a planned remake of Marth's two games in the series, Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light and Mystery of the Emblem, to be set for release in 2000.

Over with Sega, they had seen fit to throw a few more hits into the final cycle of the Saturn before moving onto the Neptune, with their most notable titles being their fighting games such as Soul Calibur, Garou: Mark of the Wolves and King of Fighters R-2 for their Pluto handheld. Another major release on the Pluto would be a port of Sonic the Hedgehog 2. Finally, they'd release the spin-off game House of the Dead: Revenge and the action-adventure game Shenmue.

The Playstation meanwhile, got WCW/nWo Thunder, Need for Speed: High Stakes, Pepsiman, UmJammer Lammy, Ape Escape, Croc 2, Persona 2, Medal of Honor, Crash Team Racing, Spyro 2: Ripto's Rage! and a new major horror release Silent Hill.

On the multi-platform side, we've got Dead Or Alive 2 (all consoles), Marvel Super Heroes vs. Street Fighter (all consoles), Final Fantasy VIII (UNES/PS1), Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver (PS1/Saturn), Ehrgeiz: God Bless the Ring (UNES/PS1), Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Rogue Spear (PS1/Saturn), Tony Hawk's Pro Skater (all consoles), Resident Evil 3: Nemesis (PS1/Saturn), Grand Theft Auto 2 (PS1/Saturn), Rayman 2: The Great Escape (all consoles) Tomb Raider: The Last Revelation (Saturn/PS1), South Park: Chef's Luv Shack and South Park Rally (all consoles), Driver (PS1/Saturn) Pac-Man World (UNES/PS1), and Tomorrow Never Dies (UNES/PS1)
 
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The game was a huge hit and introduced Marth to a country that never got any of their games (meaning the trope keeps its name) with hsi popularity resulting in a planned remake of Marth's two games in the series, Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light and Mystery of the Emblem, to be set for a remake to be released in 2000.
Is that going to be for the Ultra or for the GBA?
 
TenNapel is fine for Crash. I'm gonna be leaving the animated films to you guys (yep, even Star Fox, which will most likely be a Disney project) since @Pyro did a good job with the write-ups for the first two Sonic movies. Plans for animation will most likely be for them to be Star Fox/Sonic/Crash in the even years and maybe Spyro in the odd-numbered years.
 
Is that going to be for the Ultra or for the GBA?
Might be Ultra, GBA is not out yet, so we could see something in 3D following both Plotline(aka a bette remake than Shadow Dragon).

TenNapel is fine for Crash. I'm gonna be leaving the animated films to you guys (yep, even Star Fox, which will most likely be a Disney project) since @Pyro did a good job with the write-ups for the first two Sonic movies. Plans for animation will most likely be for them to be Star Fox/Sonic/Crash in the even years and maybe Spyro in the odd-numbered years.
Well not bad, seems 2000 will be a massive year for videogame movies them.
 
If there's any third parties I missed on that list, they can be moved to multi-plat. It's not easy to keep track of who would take which moneyhat.
A lot
ersona 2, Driver, Pac-Man World, Medal of Honor, Tomorrow Never Dies, Crash Team Racing, Spyro 2: Ripto's Revenge
All of this are multi, the other did were sony exlcusive IIRC... the rest all other game would be fully multi, not more descriptives anyway
 
And of those cars from the West Series that attempted the ‘94 Brickyard 400, only one of them, the 58 Tyson Foods Chevrolet of Mike Chase, made it in.
 
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