Once upon a time Drive director Nicolas Winding Refn was locked in to direct Denzel Washington in The Equalizer. Things fell out when Refn had creative differences and now the project is just sort of floating.
That’s not good though, because the studio wants to get things shooting by June for an April 2014 release.
We’ve been told that Rise of the Planet of the Apes director Rupert Wyatt might quickly step in last minute to replace Refn.
Nothing is official yet and there’s still a good chance Wyatt might turn down the offer, especially since production is scheduled to get going in just a couple of months.
Would you like Wyatt on the project or do you think they can find someone more suitable and much less busy?
Source : Deadline