John Landis Criticizes Lucasfilm For Star Wars Director Firings

Industry vet John Landis feels the amount of directors being fired by Lucasfilm is a worrying trend. It came as something of a shock last week when it was announced Colin Trevorrow, the director of Episode IX, had been fired from the project, where he was swiftly replaced with The Force Awakens helmer J.J. Abrams.

It hasn’t escaped notice that firing directors is a surprisingly common thing for Lucasfilm. Back in June, Phil Lord and Chris Miller, the acclaimed directing duo behind The

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