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Kevin Feige Addresses James Gunn’s “Suicide Squad 2” Gig and “Guardians Vol. 3” Status

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At the moment, superhero films seem to be the most popular genre in filmmaking, with tons of studios attempting to get in on the action with their own shared cinematic universe. Since so many comic book stories are being adapted for the big screen, actors like Ryan Reynolds, Josh Brolin, and Peter Dinklage have had their roles in multiple universes. That trend is about to continue as director James Gunn is set to write Guardians of the Galaxy and possibly direct DC’s Suicide Squad 2.

It sounds like James Gunn’s involvement in Suicide Squad sequel is a game changer. His vision and sense of humor are what made the Guardians of the Galaxy franchise become a fan-favorite of the MCU. The Disney’s firing of James Gunn has still been a hot discussion since it went down in July 2018. And now Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige has responded to Gunn’s Suicide Squad gig, saying:

“I went to see Aquaman last night. And I really, really enjoyed it. And you know me, I have always supported [them]. I do not see a rivalry. I see cool films being made. And one thing you know about James Gunn, he makes cool films.”

What a class act. Kevin Feige seemingly doesn’t have any hard feelings for James Gunn over his unceremonious departure from the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Furthermore, he even took this opportunity to stress once again. That there is no rivalry between the MCU and DC Universe so far.

Recently, during a red carpet appearance at the Golden Globes with MTV News, the Marvel Studios president even showed his support for James Gunn and DC.

He believes that there is enough room for everyone at the table. DC or Marvel, it is clear the market for superhero movies is major. And the audience just wants to have their unique theatrical experiences. As such, DC and Marvel are able to help push each other. Both cinematic universes have been taking major risks as of late.

James Gunn’s departure from the MCU remains a hot topic of conversation months later. Especially, the Guardians of the Galaxy is still very much in jeopardy. It seems that producing Vol. 3 without Gunn’s vision is impossible as everything from his music taste to his dancing style was infused into the franchise. Some fans also hoped that Disney would do an about face and invite Gunn back into the fold. Even though, that doesn’t look like it’s happening anytime soon.

As for the status of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 still on indefinite hold over at Marvel, but Kevin Feige has not stopped working on the project.

Guardians will happen. When, where, how? For a later time,” he added.

Meanwhile, James Gunn quickly bounced back and found a way to bring his vision to the comic book genre. With the sense of humor and penchant for colorful ensembles, Gun would likely be a perfect choice to write Suicide Squad 2. And he could help the franchise recover from its somewhat sloppy first outing.

On the other side of the aisle, Warner Bros. themselves did confirm James Gunn would involve with the sequel of Suicide Squad.

“It is official that we have got a new member of the DC family. That acclaimed writer/director James Gunn has been attached to write Suicide Squad 2,” host Tiffany Smith said on an episode of DC Daily. “Gunn is poised to bring such a completely fresh take to the franchise after the first [Suicide Squad] movie was written and directed by David Ayer.”

However, DC has a ton of projects coming down the line. So fans need to wait and see what James Gunn will do with the titular group of DC villains. Hopefully, we will know what is happening with the Guardians of the Galaxy as well as the Suicide Squad in the very near future.

In the meantime, DC’s Aquaman is still in theaters now, also earning a ton of money at the box office.

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Fans Are Freaking Out Over Jason Momoa Shaving Off His Iconic Beard

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Jason Momoa is beloved by fans for a variety of reasons, including his take on Khal Drogo in Game of Thrones and bringing Arthur Curry to life in Aquaman, just for being a delightful human being. There are also a lot of fans admiring his trademark beard, but now they had to say goodbye to that look after Jason Momoa made a big life change. He decided to shave off the beard that he has had for seven years.

The thing is, Jason Momoa did it for a good cause. The actor did it in order to raise awareness about aluminum, and how cans are better for the planet than plastic. So most of the internet is doing okay with it even though some are still trying to deal with the loss, and taking to social media to share their reactions and responses.

“Goodbye DROGO, AQUAMAN, DECLAN, BABA! I am shaving this beast off. It is time to make a change. It’s a change for the better for my kids, your kids, and the world. Let’s make a positive change for the health of our planet. And let’s clean up the oceans and land. Join me on this journey. Let’s make a switch to INFINITELY RECYCLABLE aluminum. Water in cans, NOT plastic,” Momoa writes on his YouTube channel.

Watch the full video below.

In the video, Jason Momoa is seen shaving off his beard while explaining the benefits of using aluminum cans.

“I think 2012 is the last time that I shaved,” he begins. “Good-bye-bye, Drogo! Goodbye-bye, Arthur Curry!”

“Most importantly, I just wanna do this to bring awareness,” Momoa explains. “The plastics are killing our planet. And I think I have a solution. I do not wanna bitch about it. There is only one thing that can really help our planet and save the planet. As long as we recycle.”

“About 75% of all aluminum that has ever been used is still in circulation today. And it is 100%t recyclable. So you drink the can, in about 60 days, it will be back. 100% infinitely recyclable,” he adds.

The actor continues to explain that he hates to see plastic water bottles, and it is his mission to bring more people into the world of aluminum.

“I am on a quest. My journey,” he says. “I got something new that I wanna show you. Still alkaline sparkling spring water,” Momoa says before taking a sip. “Still water, but I feel good about it. So I am gonna recycle this and know that we also can recycle it. It can be a can in 60 days. The rest of its life.”

“Please, please. There is a change coming. It is aluminum. Gotta get rid of these plastic water bottles. Aquaman is trying to do the best as he can. My kids, for your kids, and for the world,” he concludes.

Thank you for doing your part, Jason!

And now you can check out some of the reactions over the internet below!

01. BECAUSE YOU CAN’T RECYCLE

02. IN LOVING MEMORY

03. RESPECT OUR PRIVACY

04. GOODBYE DROGO

05. LEGENDARY

06. A DIFFERENT BREED

07. TOTALLY SUPPORT

08. OVER AT BUZZFEED

So, how about you? Share with us in the comments!

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The Teaser Trailer of “Joker” May Have Revealed First Look at Young Batman

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Joaquin Phoenix has made quite an impression in the first trailer for Joker film, which was directed by Todd Phillips. And there was plenty of other details to pick up on as well. The teaser trailer gave us several first looks at Joker’s world of characters, including Sophie Dumond (Zazie Beetz), Murray Franklin (Robert De Niro), Thomas Wayne (Brett Cullen) and Penny Fleck (Frances Conroy). In fact, that may not have been the only Wayne snuck into this trailer. And yes, it’s exactly the Wayne you are thinking of.

As we can see later in the trailer, a young boy is standing face to face with Arthur Fleck. The boy is seen on the house side of a large gate, giving the impression that there is a large distance between the gate and the building behind. That would also make sense if this were Wayne Manor, and the boy is well dressed as well.

Fleck then puts his hands through the bars, using his thumbs to make the boy smile. Especially since this takes place after the video we saw of Thomas Wayne criticizing the masked man who committed a crime, we are betting this is a part of Fleck’s reconnaissance of Thomas Wayne’s house and a creepy way when getting close to him without committing a crime actually.

All that evidence points to this being the young Bruce Wayne, and you can see the sequence in question in that image.

Now, this movie doesn’t take place within the continuity of other DC films. But this is more of a standalone take on the Joker, so unless there is a sequel to this particular movie, you will not see a bunch of ties to other DCEU films like Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Man of Steel, Justice League, or Wonder Woman. Still, it appears that they’re going to provide plenty of cool nods to the source material. And we are all for that.

 

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Joker stars Joaquin Phoenix (Arthur Fleck/Joker), Zazie Beetz (Sophie Dumond), Brett Cullen (Thomas Wayne), Robert De Niro (Murray Franklin), Frances Conroy (Penny Fleck), Douglas Hodge (Alfred Pennyworth), Marc Maron (Ted Marco), Josh Pais (Hoyt Vaughn), Bryan Callen, Bryan Tyree Henry, Shea Whigham, and Glen Fleshler.

Here is the official description of Joker.

“Drama. Joker centers around the iconic arch-nemesis; it is an original, standalone story that is not seen on the big screen before. The exploration of Arthur Fleck (star Joaquin Phoenix), a man who is disregarded by society, is not only a gritty character study but also a broader cautionary tale.”

Joker is slated to hit theaters on October 4th.

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Netflix Releases Teaser For The New “Lucifer” Season

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Now leave it to Lucifer star Tom Ellis to make an ass of himself in a brand new trailer for the series’ upcoming season streaming on Netflix. Oh wait, no, that is not it. Rather, he has made a bit of a stir about his hindquarters, that he and the showrunners have teased are going to get a bit of camera time; and that the show has transitioned from network TV to the streaming service.

Recently, in a teaser video for the upcoming season, rather than spoiling any plot points, Tom Ellis is joined by Lauren German (starring Chloe Decker) and Inbar Lavi, who has been cast as Eve, thanking fans for the support, being directly responsible for saving the cult-favorite series based on this DC/Vertigo comic book character.

In this teaser, Lavi repeatedly “almost” lapses into spoiler territory while Lauren German takes her law enforcement role seriously on the series to play spoiler police. The whole time, Tom Ellis lounges around in a Netflix-branded bathroom and drinks from a Netflix-branded coffee cup, then making quips and looking, and as he does, devastatingly handsome. Besides thanking fans who helped keep the show alive, the teaser also plays to these fans, who by and large love not only the chemistry on-camera between the co-stars but also the playful and devilish attitudes they take off the screen while discussing the show. You can check out the teaser below.

“Netflix wanted to have Lucifer because they really love the show that we already had,” series star Tom Ellis told a crowd at last year’s ACE Comic-Con. “So we have been careful. We do not want to change our show too much because that is the show people really liked. But there were certain restrictions that we have when we were on network television that meant maybe we could not do as much as we wanted. So things like my bum now, which I was never allowed to show before. And a lot of people also want to see it. There really may be some bum shots this season. There’ll be multiple bum shots; after a scene, certainly, we shot the other day. I even want to stress. I think one of the reasons why people like our show is because it does not go all the way there. It is about the suggestion. It is about getting away with it, being cheeky and not vulgar. And we are still careful that we are not going to go into vulgarity. Everything is justified.”

The fourth season of Lucifer has yet no official release date, though fans have always assumed that it was likely the series would land in the second half of this year, with ten new episodes. So, are you excited for more Lucifer? Let us know in the comments!

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“The Suicide Squad” Removes Will Smith’s Deadshot and Moves Idris Elba to New Role

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The Suicide Squad won’t be replacing Will Smith’s Deadshot with Idris Elba as previously reported, though Elba will remain a part of the movie cast. The film was initially planning to have Elba take over the role for a new story but now has instead moved him to another character which hasn’t been revealed yet.

“Though it was previously reported that Idris Elba would be replacing Will Smith as Deadshot in the new pic, now sources tell Variety all parties including director James Gunn have decided to move on from the Deadshot character, with Idris Elba playing a new character in The Suicide Squad,” reports Variety. Meanwhile, Warner Bros. has not commented on this decision.

The Suicide Squad continues to be quite a mystery on many fronts.

James Gunn is attached to direct the film with certain cast members from the original Suicide Squad set to appear. Viola Davis will be back as Amanda Waller, while Joel Kinnaman and Jai Courtney will reprise their roles as Rick Flag and Captain Boomerang, respectively.

“It is called The Suicide Squad,’ Shazam! producer Peter Safran told recently. “It is not Suicide Squad 2. It isn’t a sequel. I’ll leave that alone but, yes, it is called The Suicide Squad.

As for Idris Elba’s shifting in roles, it doesn’t mean that Will Smith will return to the franchise as Deadshot. The character is actually not expected to return in The Suicide Squad, at all.

“Warner Bros. and James Gunn moved instantly to add Idris Elba to the team after the director and actor sat down days after Will Smith’s departure,” notes Variety. “The meeting went so well that Idris Elba agreed on the spot to join the next installment, but even at that time it wasn’t set in stone whether he would be playing Deadshot or a brand-new member of the team.”

According to the same report, Margot Robbie expectedly will reprise her role as Harley Quinn for The Suicide Squad, on the heels of her upcoming Birds of Prey (and the Fabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn).

At present, The Suicide Squad does not yet have a release date. DC’s Shazam! is now in theaters.

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The “Joker” Trailer: Joaquin Phoenix in Serious Supervillain Mode

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“I used to think my life was a tragedy. But now I realize, it is a comedy.”

Get ready for a DC Comics-inspired story unlike any other as the first trailer for Joker has officially arrived. Warner Bros. gave a glimpse of Joker to the audiences at CinemaCon. A poster for Joker also debuted earlier in the day. Check out the full trailer above.

(Photo: Warner Bros.)

After director Todd Phillips previously broke the Internet by sharing star Joaquin Phoenix in costume, expectations have become pretty high for Joker. The film is set to be a dark cautionary tale about the iconic DC Comics supervillain, which will be unconnected from the larger DC Extended Universe.

“I do not have a lot to say about the film, as it is still taking shape but also because I want it to be a surprise. That said, there has been a lot of characters about what this film is and what it is not, and most of it has not been accurate,” said Phillips. “When the marketing department at Warner asked me the other day to describe the movie, I said, ‘I cannot.’ Then they said, ‘At least tell us the genre.’ And I thought about it for a minute and said, ‘It is a tragedy.’”

Joaquin Phoenix stars as Arthur Fleck/Joker, a failed stand-up comedian whose descent into madness turns him into the villain. Alongside the actor, Zazie Beetz, Frances Conroy, Robert De Niro, and Marc Maron also star in the film.

Still, this origin story for Batman’s archnemesis looks serious; and the trailer begins with Arthur Fleck in therapy.

“My mother always tells me to smile and put on a happy face,” the character says in voiceover, showing him helping bathe this mother (star Frances Conroy). “She told me that I had a purpose, to bring laughter and joy to the world.”

Then Arthur ends up getting attacked in the street, and being hit by a cab – an incident that seems to move him down a dark path. A “Taxi Driver” vibe permeates the trailer, with Joaquin Phoenix delivering a Travis Bickle-style voice-over about the decline of Gotham City. “Is it just me, or is it just getting crazier out there?” Arthur says.

And when Robert De Niro shows up as a Johnny Carson-esque talk show shot, the scene seemingly pays homage to another Martin Scorsese film, “The King of Comedy.” The trailer also shows him progressively trying out different Joker outfits. Arthur first dresses as a clown with a green afro. And eventually, he dyes his hair green for the trailer’s money shot of him in full costume. “I used to think my life was a tragedy,” says Joker. “But now I realized, it is a comedy.”

Joker is slated to premiere on October 4. DC’s Aquaman has grossed more than $1 billion since its opening back in December. The studio is also preparing to unveil the Zachary Levi starring in Shazam! on Friday.

Other upcoming DC films include: Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) which is set to bow February 7, 2020; Wonder Woman 1984, which debuts on June 6, 2020, Aquaman 2 on December 16, 2020, with DC Super-Pets (due out May 21, 2021), The Batman (June 25, 2021), and Suicide Squad (August 6, 2021).

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Director Joss Whedon Calls Henry Cavill the Best Superman Since Christopher Reeve

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Recently, in what is surely not going to be a flame-war-igniting statement, Avengers and Justice League director Joss Whedon through down the gauntlet, with a post proclaiming that Henry Cavill is the best Superman since Christopher Reeve.

The director posted the statement to Twitter, saying: “[Henry] Cavill is a GREAT Superman – definitely the best since Reeves and could take the top spot with the right material/barber.”

01. SUPER G.O.A.T.

If that was not enough to invite all sorts of trolls out of the woodwork (both DCEU fans who hated Whedon’s Justice League, and fans of Marvel who hate Zack Snyder’s DCEU), Joss Whedon also committed the cardinal sin of misspelling Christopher Reeve’s name as “Reeves” in his original tweet.

02. CHRISTOPHER REEVE

Well, as we can probably expect, that was enough to open the floodgates.

03. SIMPLE SHADING

Simple. Effective. Shade Level: 110%

04. JUMBLED BUT CORRECT

We feel you, bro, even if we do not quite understand you.

05. PICTURE’S WORTH A THOUSAND WORDS?

Um, we are not sure what this picture is meant to convey, exactly, but we do agree that Henry Cavill ‘s Superman needs some better material under him.

06. SPECTRUM SHADE-ON-US!

Obviously, this issue was too big for just DC and Marvel references.

07. REMEMBER MOUSTACHE GATE?

…because clearly the Internet does, Mr. Whedon.

08. SNYDER CUT!

So say all #ReleaseTheSnyderCut fanatics!

09. DCEU TOO GOOD FOR YOU

Ouch. It is really saying something when online fans don’t think you are good enough for the DCEU!

10. THE KIDS SAY

From the mouths of babes…

The DC Movie Universe continues with Shazam! on April 5, Joker on October 4, Birds of Prey (and the Fabulous Emancipation of one Harley Quinn) on February 7, 2020, Wonder Woman 1984 on June 5, 2020, and The Batman on June 25, 2021.

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“Aquaman” Director James Wan Suddenly Quits Twitter

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Aquaman director James Wan is taking a break from Twitter. The filmmaker, who tweeted under the handle @creepypuppet will no longer be found on the website. James Wan is said to be focusing on upcoming projects now that his billion dollar plus-grossing blockbuster has completed its theatrical run. The director has left his little-used Instagram account untouched.

At present, James Wan has yet to be confirmed as director for the sequel of Aquaman but already dated by Warner Bros. for December 16, 2022. Previously, producer Peter Safran told THR of the four-year separation between Aquaman entries.

“[DC Films chief Walter Hamada], me, and Wan always shared the same philosophy, which is: you want to do it right,” Safran said. “You don’t want to do it fast. You just want to do it right.”

According to a report from Deadline, James Wan is expected to return, but he would be taking a break following production tax and promotional tour. Now Wan and the studio are on the hunt for a “seaworthy” script.

“I mean, like the people I work with goes a long way. That was the reason I came back when I did Insidious 2,” Wan said during an interview in December when asked if he intended to helm a sequel.

“But it is a weird one for me because actually, I do not know what I want to do next for the first time in my career. But I felt like Aquaman ticked a lot of boxes for me. After Furious 7, I want to do another action movie. I wanted to do a world of creation film. And I also wanted to do a superhero movie. Literally, Aquaman ticked all of those boxes for me.”

The filmmaker added he is now “in the sort of place like, do I kind of go back and make a smaller movie maybe as my next one, something a bit more intimate? If I can do a personal movie, maybe it is on a bigger scale. But I’m not sure at this point.”

At present, James Wan has numerous projects queued up as the producer, including Conjuring Universe spinoff The Curse of La Llorona, with Annabelle Comes Home, and the Swamp Thing TV series.

Aquaman will be available to own on 4K Ultra HD and Blu-Ray on March 26.

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“The Flash:” Ezra Miller Reportedly Could Exit Over Script Clash With Directors

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The ongoing saga of The Flash standalone film now took another strange turn today with the report of Ezra Miller re-writing the script with the assistance of comics legend Grant Morrison. The story of Miller’s desire to tackle the film has come over a clash with directors John Francis Delay and Jonathan Goldstein over the tone. And that could ultimately result in the actor’s departure.

In some shocking Friday afternoon news, The Flash movie might soon be without a star. According to THR, Ezra Miller has taken it upon himself to take over scripting duties for the solo speedster flick. If the studio chooses to skip over the Morrison & Miller script in favor of one from The Flash directors, it is said that Ezra Miller could exit the role of Barry Allen.

Reports indicate the Morrison/Miller script has a much darker tone than that of the one Daley and Goldstein have on the table. It is said that Ezra Miller has an uphill battle in his quest after Warner Bros. is aiming for the light-hearted tones seen in both Aquaman – a billion-dollar blockbuster for DC – and Shazam!, the upcoming David F. Sandberg-led flick that has been a smash with critics.

For a standalone film of the Scarlet Speedster, The Flash has had a notoriously slow time making it to theaters. Ezra Miller has been attached to the role that Zack Snyder cast him for a cameo in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice but ever since, the film has struggled to gain any footing at Warner Bros. It is featured a rotating cast of directors before finally setting on Goldstein and Daley now over a year ago.

Last month, Ezra Miller was approached about the film’s delay in an international press stop for the latest Fantastic Beasts movie. Then he mentioned that the crew behind the flick was being meticulous as they moved forward with the property.

“Anyone who knows anything about Barry Allen also knows that he is always late,” Miller said. “But when he arrives, he gets the stuff done. And that is definitely how this film’s production schedule is proceeding. We are a little late.”

“But the reason why we’re late,” the actor explained. “And this is honest to god truth. We are all – and I include myself in this – we very meticulously focused on making a movie which is not just one of the greatest superhero movies that we can possibly make. The movie is going to be a gift to fans.”

According to that report, there is a reason why Warner Bros. allowed the re-write of this DC Comics movie.

And actually, it all comes down to the timing of Ezra Miller’s contract. His initial holding agreement for The Flash is set to expire in May. So we probably could be getting re-casting news very soon.

A recent rumor also suggested The Flash could go into production as soon as this November, which seems unlikely with Ezra Miller and Grant Morrison re-writing the script as well as the actor’s commitments to the Fantastic Beasts franchise. While J.K. Rowling’s third installment was delayed recently, the film is also expected to begin its production before the end of the year.

Now, we might be looking at yet another recast in the DC Comics Universe, that is now in the midst of regaining momentum after misfires from directors Zack Snyder, David Ayer, and Joss Whedon.

To his credit, Ezra Miller has explained that he’s dedicated to creating a Flash film that will make fans proud. And he wouldn’t do it unless he believed in the story.

We will wait to find out if The Flash movie is actually coming through over the next months as production rumoredly begins, as well as if Warner Bros. will go with Ezra Miller and Grant Morrison’s vision for the film – and what that means for writers/directors Daley and Goldstein.

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“Guardians of the Galaxy 3:” Disney Reportedly Rehires Director James Gunn

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Months and months after firing James Gunn for his decade-old inappropriate tweets, Disney now has reportedly reversed their decision regarding Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn. After all, on Friday afternoon, the House of Mouse and Marvel Studios had changed their minds and officially brought James Gunn back to helm Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.

Deadline broke the news, reporting that the decision was actually made months ago following conversations between Disney and Marvel Studios executives.

According to the latest report, Walt Disney Studios president Alan F. Horn, who also had a hand in James Gunn’s initial firing last summer, met with the filmmaker several times after he was removed from the position. The chairman of Disney was persuaded to change his mind after seeing Gunn’s public apology and his subsequent handling of the situation. Also, this case of Gunn was probably helped by his cast and peers, who were all vocal online and even in interviews defending the director.

At present, James Gunn had already completed his script for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, and Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige has confirmed that the film would use his script. Meanwhile, other directors were the subject of rumors, suggesting that Marvel was looking to replace James Gunn rather quickly. But that clearly was not the case.

However, the only complicated part of this entire situation is the involvement of James Gunn with Warner Bros. and DC.

After leaving Marvel, the director signed on to write and direct Suicide Squad 2. The film production is set to begin this year, and Marvel has agreed let Gunn complete his work on the DC project before heading back to the Guardians franchise. Recently, the roster and working title of Suicide Squad 2 have been revealed.

As for James Gunn, since his firing, he has kept things quiet on the social network for a time, but that changed after the Disney and Marvel Studios broke out in a collective cry of joy after they reversed the decision. Eventually, the filmmaker was back to Twitter to share a simple message of thanks for everyone who supported him in the recent months.

So, James Gunn will still helm the Suicide Squad sequel for Warner Bros. and DC before returning to Marvel to begin production on Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.

What do you think of this decision from Disney? Are you excited to see James Gunn back in the director’s chair for Guardians 3? Share with us in the comments!

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“Captain Marvel” Star Brie Larson Reveals Her Favorite Superhero Is Wonder Woman

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Currently, Brie Larson’s portrayal of Captain Marvel is commanding the box office. And it looks like another female superhero has a special place in her heart.

During an interview with The Female Lead on the film’s red carpet, a young fan asked Brie Larson what female superhero is her favorite. And the actress revealed, she’s a fan of Diana Prince/Wonder Woman from DC.

“I really like Wonder Woman a lot,” Larson said. “I think she is super cool.”

Brie Larson has mentioned Wonder Woman in a fair share of other interviews. Recently, the director of Wonder Woman, Patty Jenkins took to social media to congratulate the team behind Captain Marvel on its success. And the film star Gal Gadot also shared artwork of the two with her kind words to Larson.

With Wonder Woman and Captain Marvel being the first two female-fronted solo superhero films in the modern-day DC and Marvel cinematic universes, it is safe to say that both have ended up making quite an impact.

“What was great about Wonder Woman was talking to female audience members afterward about how they felt watching the movie,” said the executive producer Jonathan Schwartz. “A lot of people I talked to just said. ‘I have never felt like that watching a movie before in my entire life. The character resonated with me in the ways I did not even know a character could resonate with me.’ That was so great to hear, and kind of an amazing thing.”

“I think the movie helped us understand how important movies like that are,” continued Schwartz. “So, in terms of making the movie [Wonder Woman] feel distinct, I think all these films chart their own courses anyway. And I think that means making the movie feel distinct. Not just from other female-led movies, but from all the Marvel movies as well, which I think we’ll try to do in every movie. It was not a new challenge necessarily. But it was the one I think we were extra-excited for because of the nature of what this movie means to people.”

Captain Marvel is now in theaters. Other upcoming Marvel Cinematic Universe movies include Avengers: Endgame will be following on April 26, and Spider-Man: Far From Home on July 5.

Upcoming DC films include:

  • Shazam! on April 5
  • Joker on October 10
  • Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of one Harley Quinn) on February 7, 2020
  • Wonder Woman 1984 on June 5, 2020
  • The Batman on June 25, 2021
  • The Suicide Squad on August 6, 2021
  • Aquaman 2 on December 16, 2022.
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