Phil Lord and Chris Miller Talk Breaking Barriers with ‘Into the Spider-Verse’ at the Glas Animation Festival
The third annual Glas Animation Festival (Global Animation Syndicate) in Berkeley got a major boost last weekend with the appearance of Phil Lord and Chris Miller (“The Lego Movie”).
The duo discussed success, failure, and how they’re pushing boundaries with “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” (December 21), which they are producing.
They also announced that they are taking executive producer credit on “Solo: A Star Wars Story” (May 25), which they noisily departed as directors last year after being replaced by director Ron Howard.Although they credited their successful partnership with being “horrifically relentless and willing to change things to continually improve the project,” Lord and Miller ran into irreconcilable differences over the particular production demands of the “Star Wars” franchise.“We are very proud of our many contributions to the film.
In light of the creative differences on ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story,’ we have elected to take an executive producer credit on the film,
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