After what seems like decades of waiting, Watchmen is finally out today.
Zack Snyder has said that even if the film is a success, he doesn’t think it should ever get a sequel and that he’d never be involved.
Still, the studio accountants, always on the lookout for the next cash-spewing franchise opportunity, might take a different view...
Here's six terrible Watchmen sequel ideas we thunk up this morning...
It’s enough to make Alan Moore dig his own grave and install a little turntable so he can rotate at the required speed…
Watchmen 2: The Wrath Of Rorschach
The Pitch: We last saw Rorschach exploderised into a load of bloody guts ‘n’ stuff by Dr Manhattan in the snowy wastes of Antarctica.
But that’s not the end of his story… Turns out that roving scientist Dr Hans Ethics-Frei discovered the remains while on a trip to inject penguins with a mutated rabies virus.
He takes a sample and decides to clone our favourite masked vigilante, but an error in the DNA processing turns a he into a she. Rorschach’s back - and this time he's a girl!
The Director: Jan De Bont casts Halle Berry in the newly feminised lead role (Rorschach’s famous inkblots now swirl over Berrys boobies).