Sometime after the success of 2001: A Space Odyssey, Stanley Kubrick expressed interest in making a movie about Napoleon Bonaparte.


The film would talk about the life and legacy of Napoleon Bonaparte.

Why It Was Cancelled

  1. The full cancellation reasons are unknown, but one reason it was cancelled was because Stanley Kubrick died in 1999.


  • The Stanley Kubrick version was permanently cancelled.
  • In 2016, HBO announced producing a miniseries about Napoleon based on Stanley Kubrick's screenplay and have Cary Fukunaga at the helm as director.