Washington, Oct 20 : Actor Hugh Grant has walked out of Universal Pictures 'Lost for Words' following creative differences.
The 48-year-old actor was roped in last summer to play a British thesp approached to star in a film by a Chinese director, and after a flirtation with her translator, the actor falls for the director.
"This was a case of creative differences," Variety quoted a spokeswoman for Grant, as saying.
"They were not able to get a script everyone agreed on but it's our understanding that Working Title is moving ahead with the project and Hugh wishes them well," she added.
Chinese actress Ziyi Zhang was to star opposite the actor in the film.