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‘Suicide Squad’ Director David Ayer Approves Of James Gunn Hiring; Dave Bautista Wants In On New Take
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Suicide Squad

A lot has happened with the new Suicide Squad film this week.

In addition to the hiring of James Gunn, who will be penning the script with a possible option to direct, original Suicide Squad director David Ayer spoke highly of the hiring, while Guardians of the Galaxy star Dave Bautista has expressed interest in starring the film. More on these two reports below.

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James Gunn To Write New ‘Suicide Squad’ For Warner Bros.
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James Gunn director of Guardians of the Galaxy

James Gunn is ready for a comeback. The former Guardians of the Galaxy director who was fired by Disney for years old tweets that were unearthed by an ultra-conservative group has found a new gig at Warner Bros.

Gunn will now be writing a script for a Suicide Squad film. That’s right, according to new reports, this won’t be a sequel but rather a new take on the ensemble of criminals looking for shorter prison sentences. More on the report below.

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Dave Bautista Says He May Not Return For ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 3’
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Dave Bautista May Not Return For Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3

Many have been vocal about how James Gunn was unjustly fired after years old obscene tweets resurfaced because of an alt-right ultra conservative hit job. But none have been more vocal than Dave Bautista. The actor who plays Drax has gone on record saying he would consider not returning to reprise his role. That was followed by an ultimatum that if they did not use Gunn’s script, he would walk out on the project entirely, regardless of contractual obligations. Since then, Disney and Marvel Studios have decided to put the sequel on hold until they can figure out the next move.

While it’s still not clear if the studio will use Gunn’s script – he had finished an early draft before he was fired – it appears Bautista may not return at all. More on the story below.

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‘Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 3’ On Hold As Disney and Marvel Regroup On The Project
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Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 Blu-ray banner

Because of all of the controversies that lead up to James Gunn being fired from Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 3, it is starting to look like the highly anticipated sequel will have to be put on hold. New reports say that even though the early stages of pre-production have begun in Atlanta, crew members are being sent home and are free to look for work elsewhere. More on the story below.

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Disney Stands By Decision To Fire James Gunn From Directing ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 3’
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Disney Stands By Decision To Fire James Gunn

It has been weeks since Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn was fired over years-old tweets unearthed by alt-right personalities with a vendetta. Since that time, there has been an overwhelming amount of support from fans and the cast to get the former director rehired so that he could direct Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.

However, it’s being reported that Disney will be standing by its decision to fire the director. And in a surprising turn of events, Marvel Studios supports their parent company’s decision. More on the story below.

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Marvel Is Trying To Convince Disney To Rehire James Gunn For ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 3’
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James Gunn director of Guardians of the Galaxy

The drama with Disney and Marvel Studios over director James Gunn‘s firing from Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 3 isn’t over. Not by a long shot. As previous reports have shown, there is widespread support to get the director reinstated. And now you can put Marvel Studios in his corner, too. According to new reports, Marvel Studios is looking to get Gunn rehired, but at a cost. More on the story below.

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Disney Will Use James Gunn’s Script For ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 3’; Other Studios Interested In Hiring The Director
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James Gunn director of Guardians of the Galaxy

It has been nearly a month since Disney has fired director James Gunn from Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 3 over decade-old offensive tweets, and yet, it looks like no progress has been made to hire someone to replace him. That’s because the firing may not be as cut and dry as first thought. While this may not give us any reason to believe that the studio will rehire Gunn, other competing studios are reportedly making enticing offers to the former Marvel director. More on the story below.

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Dave Bautista Delivers Ultimatum Over James Gunn ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 3’ Script; Kurt Russell Speaks Up For Fired Director
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Guardians of the Galaxy: Drax The Destroyer 03

Members of the heroic cast of Guardians of the Galaxy have already signed a letter showing their support for their beloved director James Gunn, who was fired when decade-old disturbing tweets were unearthed by an alt-right movement to discredit the filmmaker. In the days after his firing, the cast members each sent out their sentiments and have gone as far as asking Disney and Marvel to rehire Gunn. While there was a slight glimmer of hope that that could happen, insiders are saying it’s not likely that Disney would do it. That being said, GoTG star Dave Bautista continues his crusade of support, and is stopping short of throwing down an ultimatum.

More on the story here below.

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‘Guardians Of The Galaxy’ Cast Wants James Gunn Back As Director On ‘Vol. 3’
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Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 Team

Individual members of the cast of Guardians Of The Galaxy have already shared words of support for director James Gunn, who was fired by Disney after ultra conservatives unearthed the filmmaker’s decade-old distasteful joke tweets about pedophilia. The more than obvious lapse of time in between those tweets and the posts he makes now shows that he is a changed man. Plus, the number of apologizes he had made, both years ago and now, are proof enough that he realized that those jokes were poor taste.

Now that we’ve heard from various members of the cast, they have come together as a family to released a signed letter of support for Gunn asking that Disney reinstate him as director on Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3. More on the story here below.

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‘Guardians Of The Galaxy’ Stars and Others Come To James Gunn’s Defense After Firing
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James Gunn director of Guardians of the Galaxy

To the shock and dismay of Marvel fans, writer and director James Gunn was fired from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 last weekend. The decision was made when decade-old tweets about child-rape and pedophilia were unearthed by conservative personalities Mike Cernovich and Jack Posobiec.

While the tweets were repulsive, they were made at a time when Gunn was a different person. Still, they were troubling enough for Disney to take quick action. Since then Guardians of the Galaxy stars and others have come to Gunn’s defense. Check out what they had to say below.

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