Stanley Kubrick reportedly considered a ‘Dr. Strangelove’ sequel directed by Terry Gilliam

Stanley Kubrick was far from a prolific filmmaker, but if he had a bit more time he may have worked on a sequel to Dr. Strangelove: or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb. Documents discovered after writer Terry Southern’s death in 1995 revealed that Kubrick asked him to pen a script for such a sequel, tentatively called Son of Strangelove, according to Todd Brown of Twitch. The famed filmmaker intended for Terry Gilliam to direct the picture. Brown now reports that he has confirmed with Terry Gilliam that this story isn’t just a Hollywood fable.

Gilliam told Brown at the Sitges Film Festival in Catalonia today: “I was told after Kubrick died — by someone who had been dealing with him — that he had been interested in…

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