Enter the rumor mill. According to one story sweeping the Internet, famed auteur Michel Gondry has been in talks to take over from Burton, reuniting the helmer with his “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind” actor. On its face, the pairing would make sense, given the propensity for Gondry to tackle quirky films like “Ripley’s.” Seems like a lock, right? Well, not quite. Reached for comment, Gondry’s publicist assured MTV News that the rumors are, to put it bluntly, “untrue.” So is this the final word? Sadly, that’d appear to be the case.
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