Nov 03, 2016 08:24 AM EDT

Deadpool 2 Director Latest News: Tim Miller Steps down, John Wick’s David Leitch to Step Up?

By Din Rose

Tim Miller becomes an overnight internet sensation as Deadpool 2 movie changed director. In the light of the event, the question that looms over everyone's head is what will happen now. Definitely according to some insiders, he left on his own after some creative differences clash, and David Leitch can be the one to continue his job.

Currently, Miller is working on a Sega's Sonic the Hedgehog film. He was hired by Sony after dropping his supposed sequel of Deadpool, the parting with the management said to be amicable.

According to Independent, the mega-budget and creative visions of Miller didn't cross over to Reynolds, Reese, and Wernick. He wanted the film to be an over-the-top superhero film in contrast to the three's low-end belief. In fact, he wanted the film to be three-times higher in the budget than the last $58 million. 

The movie's predecessor, Deadpool, gained $786 million, it pushed Miller's career to the top. Previously, he was a visual-effects specialist who made a name for making trailers and credits video games. Hence, the movie became his directorial debut; he collected several million dollars for it.

Meanwhile, Variety reports, John Wick's David Leitch to possibly to continue the post after a week of Miller's drama. There is no closed deal with Leitch yet, but he came with the new director shortlist which there are also other candidates in line.

David directed movies such as John Wick, John Wick 2, The Bourne Legacy, The Mechanic and some more other known films. In brief, his works are notable action films; he could bring new flavor and bring Deadpool 2 in a new direction. He will likely be the newest Deadpool 2 director if a deal can be made this week, he is the front-runner for the job.

The film will be working on early 2017 and set to be released in January 2018. Anticipation for Deadpool 2 movie is already building.

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