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Directors Gone Wild - 10 Notable Director Feuds.

Inspired by the recent war of words between filmmakers Spike Lee and Clint Eastwood, the Los Angeles Times put together a list of 10 recent publicized director feuds in Hollywood, of course including the Spike/Clint beef on said list.

Here is the first one:

The feud: “Clerks” director Kevin Smith vs. “Batman” director Tim Burton

The accusation: On the New York Post’s Page Six, Smith accused Burton of ripping off one of his comic books with his ending to “Planet of the Apes.”

Back story: Smith had written a script for a “Superman” project that Burton had planned to direct. But rather than work with Smith, Burton immediately tossed his script out in favor of other ideas, angering Smith.

Trash talking: Burton’s statement to Page Six read: “Anyone who knows me knows I would never read a comic book. And I would especially never read anything created by Kevin Smith.”

See the remaining 9 HERE.


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