Erik Matti is no longer the director of 'Darna'
“ABS-CBN, Star Cinema, and director Erik Matti have mutually decided to part ways in the filming of "Darna" because of creative differences,” the ABS-CBN Corporate Communication statement read.
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Erik Matti will no longer be part of the upcoming Darna movie due to "creative differences." This was announced via press statement released by ABS-CBN Corporate Communication on Thursday, October 4.
The statement read, "ABS-CBN, Star Cinema, and director Erik Matti have mutually decided to part ways in the filming of "Darna" because of creative differences and to allow the filmmaker to work on his other projects under his own production company Reality Entertainment."
The network and the film outfit stressed that they remain committed in creating this generation's Darna movie and that a new director would be announced soon.
"ABS-CBN and Star Cinema, however, are fully committed to bringing the iconic character to the big screen for today’s generation of moviegoers to witness the story of the well-loved Pinoy comics superhero. The new “Darna” director will be announced soon," the statement added.