Ron Howard has backed out of directing The Lost Symbol, the third entry in Dan Brown’s popular Jesus-puzzle series. According to Deadline, Howard’s decision is based on his not wanting to “do that thing over, the same character and the same stories,” and also being really tired of making money. It gets so boring, making money. You get Tom Hanks in a sports jacket and run him through a maze where he stares ponderously at old statues and then coughs up an exegesis on ancient gnostic scrolls whenever there’s a rare moment of silence and then everyone.
Ron Howard will return to the world of Dan Brown's Robert Langdon only as a producer, Deadline reports. A new director is being sought to helm the third installment in the popular "Da Vinci Code" franchise, The Lost Symbol. The plot... Read Post
Dan Brown writes books faster than Ron Howard can make movies. The filmmaker was at one point planning — alongside a hundred other projects — to make The Lost Symbol as a third installment of the Robert Langdon Da Vinci Code series ... Read Post