Scott was the original director but left the film to do Blade Runner instead.
In the mid nineties Ridley Scott was set to direct an adaptation of the classic Richard Matheson novel. However the project eventually fell through. Recently it has been announced that Francie Lawrence will direct the movie after impressing studio execs with his work on Constantine.
Ridley Scott was intended to direct before Tom Tykwer took the gig.
Ridley Scott was slated to direct, but eventually dropped out.
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