As of late December, 2017, the writing and directing credits have changed. The original writers in early December, 2017, were Phil Lord (co-director of "21 Jump Street"/"The Lego Movie") , Chris Miller (co-director of "21 Jump Street"/"The Lego Movie"), and Rodney Rothman (co-writer of "22 Jump Street"). With Alex Hirsch (creator of "Gravity Falls") as a story-contributor. And the directors would've been Peter Ramsey ("Rise of the Guardians") and Bob Persichetti (this is his directorial debut). Now, as of late December, 2017, the final script will be written by Phil Lord and the final directors will be Peter Ramsey, Bob Persichetti, and Rodney Rothman. So 3 writers have been taken off of the final script and there's been 1 new directed added to the film making it a total of 3 directors.