Chris Pratt Rejoices Over James Gunn’s ‘Guardians’ Rehiring: ‘I’m Really Proud of Disney’

IndieWire | 4/24/2019 | Staff
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Less than a month after Zoe Saldana came forward to praise Disney for rehiring James Gunn as the director of “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3,” Chris Pratt finally weighed in on the director’s return while talking to People magazine on the “Avengers: Endgame” world premiere red carpet. Pratt had originally signed an open letter with his “Guardians” cast members urging Disney to reconsider Gunn’s firing. The director was officially reinstated by Disney on March 15.

“I was so thrilled, so excited,” Pratt said about Gunn’s rehiring. “I think it’s the right move, I really stand behind it. I’m really proud of Disney for hiring James back and ultimately thrilled for not only us, but also for the fans. I think it’s going to wrap up the trilogy in the best way.”

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Saldana shared similar thoughts to Entertainment Tonight in March, saying, “I’m proud of him. I’m happy that he’s coming back. I’m so proud of Disney, actually, that all the leaders right now behind that big corporation decided to lead by example, and spreading the word and the message of redemption is important.”

Gunn had been developing “Guardians Vol. 3” when controversial...
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