Lord and Miller Finally Get to Make a Space Movie (With Ryan Gosling)May 16, 2020
Lord and Miller were fired from Solo: A Star Wars Story in the middle of production due to creative differences. According to reports, Lord and Miller have a more loose and improvisational style when it comes to movie-making, but that didn’t sit well with Lucasfilm head Kathleen Kennedy and screenwriter Lawrence Kasdan, who like to go strictly by the script, so they were taken off the project and replaced with director Ron Howard.
Star Wars and Its Weird Recent History of Director Drop-Outs
The 2015 film adaptation of The Martian by director Ridley Scott starring Matt Damon earned plenty of commercial success and critical praise, emphasized by its seven Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture and Best Actor in a Leading Role. So there’s little wonder why top talent are already lining up to make a movie based on Weir’s next project.