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Director/Writer Conflict Puts Fat Albert in Production Coma

Preproduction on the live-action "Fat Albert" film ground to a halt on Thursday because of "a conflict of visions" between screenwriter Bill Cosby and director Forest Whitaker, says The Hollywood Reporter. Fox spokesman Jeffrey Godsick called it an "amicable departure," which means absolutely nothing because studios call every departure "amicable." Fox is considering its options, including hiring a new director.

Posted by Mac on April 5, 2002 05:32 PM
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