Only a couple of months before cameras are set to roll on the sequel to
According to New Line Cinema, which made the first hit comedy with Gordon, the director had "scheduling conflicts" and the studio is now looking for a replacement.
The lead cast of the 2011 R-rated original film--
The first movie, made for about $35 million, grossed more than $209 million worldwide.
Gordon, whose career was launched with the 2007 video game documentary "The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters" and directed
His directing slate includes a remake of the movie