In Hollywood, the Earth has long been viewed as the cinematic equivalent of a giant Tootsie Pop: If you can somehow get to the center of it, a magical mystery awaits you. But now even the film gurus behind 'Journey to the Center of the Earth' are having a hard time licking sequel troubles.

Yes, according to Deadline, the follow-up to the 2008 hit has hit some speed bumps as star Brendan Frasier appears to have withdrawn from the project. At issue is New Line's decision to go ahead with production despite the fact that original director Eric Brevig is unavailable due to a scheduling conflict.
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