James Gunn Will Write and Direct ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3’ After All

IndieWire | 3/15/2019 | Staff
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After being fired last year due to resurfaced tweets in which he made distasteful jokes about taboo subjects, James Gunn has been rehired by Disney and Marvel to write direct “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.” Deadline first confirmed the news, as well as the fact that Gunn will still be writing and directing the “Suicide Squad” sequel for competitors DC and Warner Bros., meaning the third installment in his highly “Guardians” popular series is likely a few years away from release.

In July of 2018, a number of tweets dating back to 2009 in which Gunn joked about pedophilia, homophobia, rape, and September 11 resurfaced and Disney quickly severed ties with him. “As I’ve developed as a person, so has my work and my humor,” he said in a statement at the time. “I am very, very different than I was a few years ago; today I try to root my work in love and connection and less in anger. My days saying something just because it’s...
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