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Out Of The Frying Pan And Into The Fire: Shawn Levy Replaces Brett Ratner On 'The 39 Clues'

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • May 10, 2012 8:52 PM
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Even for a series of books with a youngish fanbase, it must have been dispiriting for those with a vested interest in "The 39 Clues," a series of adventure novels written by multiple authors, which number 15 to date, that Steven Spielberg, who was initially eying the project as a potential directorial effort, was replaced by cinephile bete noire Brett Ratner. While it's not a backslide of quite the same degree, the latest change in personnel on the long-gestating film can't delight too many fans either.

Brett Ratner To Direct Leftover Steven Spielberg Project 'The 39 Clues'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • May 9, 2011 12:59 PM
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Steven Spielberg gives himself options and as such, he's attached himself to numerous projects over the years that for whatever reason, he doesn't wind up directing. Either they fall off the map, go back into development or, as in this case, get picked up by Brett Ratner.

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