Wolf Man gig goes to JP3 helmer

Spent the last few days worrying that Brett Ratner would directing The Wolf Man? Fret no more.

Jurassic Park III beastmaster Joe Johnston has replaced departed helmer Mark Romanek, and will direct Benicio del Toro's transformation into Universal's hairy horror icon.

No chance of Chris Tucker popping up as not-funny-at-all comedy sidekick, then. Colour us hopeful and hit up Variety for more howling news.

Source: ( Variety )