Darren Aronofsky Ditches The Wolverine

Darren Aronofsky Ditches The Wolverine

Whoops. Looks like someone didn’t do enough schedule checking before they signed their deal, because Darren Aronofsky has unexpectedly decided to quit The Wolverine.

In a statement picked up by The Hollywood Reporter, Aronofsky has announced that, after careful consideration, he’s leaving the director’s chair for the new film, largely because the shooting schedule would have kept him away from the US for too long a time.

"As I talked more about the film with my collaborators at Fox, it became clear that the production of The Wolverine would keep me out of the country for almost a year," Aronofsky said in the joint release with the studio. "I was not comfortable being away from my family for that length of time. I am sad that I won't be able to see the project through, as it is a terrific script and I was very much looking forward to working with my friend, Hugh Jackman, again." Read More...

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