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For some reason, don’t ask me why, I was looking at the Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway Wikipedia page and decided to click on the director’s name. The link took me to Will Gluck‘s page where I saw to be my astonishment that the mind behind both Peter Rabbit films had also directed Easy A and Friends with Benefits. Why did the man behind the camera on two early 2010s romantic-comedies decide to direct not one, but two Peter Rabbit movies?! It was boggling, but it also made me wonder what other directors have done such wildly different projects.
So the question I ask today is: what director has made the weirdest career choices?
My answer is still Will Gluck. I mean, he went from giving us teen sex comedies Fired Up! and Easy A and rom-com masterpiece Friends with Benefits to directing the 2014 remake of Annie and two Peter Rabbit movies.
Granted, I’ll give him a pass on Annie since it featured a Michael J. Fox cameo (Gluck also co-created the underrated The Michael J. Fox Show), but Peter Rabbit?! How much did they pay you, Gluck?
So what about you, folks? What director has made some pretty interesting career choices?
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