Originally Posted by Grim
In one of the interviews it does say the deleted footage is not lost, but lying in wait. Thing is though, that means if we want a proper remastered version, they would have to go back and basically recut the footage back into the film, do sound effects, miscellaneous effects, etc. That all would cost a lot of money. I just don't know if WB would consider it a good investment.
Well that's the whole point of why it hasn't happened yet, they don't. It's going to take a lot to convince them.