7 May 2009
Brett Ratner(Rush Hour, Rush Hour 2, Rush Hour 3, X-Men: The Last Stand) who was earlier announced as the director of Conan is no longer on board to helm the upcoming Conan not-a-remake.MTV Movie Blog reports.
Producer Joe Gatta (who is also producing the “Conan”-spinoff “Red Sonja”) revealed the news in an interview with Empire, posted today.
“We’re currently in the process of hiring a director,” he told the magazine. “For the past six months we were discussing the movie with Brett Ratner, and for more timing issues than anything else we had to part ways with Brett. We all wanted him to do it, believe me; just the timing didn’t work. But you never know what can happen.”
Source: MTV Movie Blog