TV Series | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Ben Affleck at one point, was selected to direct the film adaptation, describing it as "'Lord of the Rings' set in America" as he envisioned it to be a trilogy. Affleck dropped out, due to time commitments and was replaced by 'David Yates' and Steve Kloves, who were replaced by Scott Cooper. Cooper ended up dropping out of the project over "creative differences, which were believed that Cooper wanted an R rating while the studio wanted a PG-13 rating. Paul Greengrass was also considered to direct the film at one point.