Hot off directing The Hunger Games for Lionsgate, the director behind Pleasantville and Seabiscuit has been seen as one of the top talents in town and a whole lot of people are interested to see what he might do next. Alas, the rumors are true in that he will be directing a Peter Pan movie for Disney called Peter and the Starcatchers.
This news may come as sour grapes to Lionsgate/Summit who thought they could hire Ross again after going another way on The Hunger Games sequel, but he apparently was not interested in helming The Secret Life of Houdini. Reports are suggesting that he never even entered into negotiations to direct that effort which is presumably still in development. Continue Reading