Update: 'The Stand' Director Reportedly Leaves Over Disagreement About What Rating It Should Have

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Update 11/21/13: The Wrap is reporting that Scott Cooper is now off of The Stand, citing the always popular "creative differences" as the cause, though it's worth pointing out that THR says the main problem was Cooper wanted to make an R-rated film and the studio did not. Warner Bros. does not have an immediate replacement for him, so don't expect this to be hitting the big screen anytime soon.   Previous Update 8/23/13: Considering the below news is about two years old, and given last night's surprise revelation that Ben Affleck is playing Batman, it should come as no surprise that Affleck is no longer attached to direct an adaptation of Stephen King's The Stand. THR is reporting that his shoes will, contracts pending, be filled by Scott Cooper, the...

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