David O. Russell Leaves ‘Drake’s Fortune’

david o russellYES. David O. Russell has apparently left the adaptation of Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune like most sane people thought he would. Russell makes more empty promises than a late-night infomercial. I mean, this is the guy that cast Mark Wahlberg over Nathan Fillion for this guy? C’mon. And his reasoning for leaving? Creative differences. Methinks the differences went something like this:

“I want to make something that sucks” – O. Russell

“We’d rather you not.” – Studio Executives

“EXECUTIVE MEDDLING IS RUINING MY VISION OF THE STORY!!!”- O. Russell

“Whoa, whoa, whoa. We just don’t want you to make something that sucks.” – Studio Exectuives

“YOU BUNCH OF C*NTS!!!!!” – O. Russell.

Oh, to be a fly on that wall. Anyway, the good news is that Nathan Fillion has a better shot of getting the part now. The bad news? Well, there isn’t really any bad news to this story.

Source: Variety

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