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Michael Rooker Joins Paramount Players’ Monster Problems

Michael Rooker joins Paramount Players’ Monster Problems According to Deadline, Guardians of the Galaxy star Michael Rooker has signed on to join Dylan O’Brien in Paramount Players’ upcoming post-apocalyptic film Monster Problems. Rooker is set to play the role of expert hunter named Clyde, who will serve as Joel Dawnson’s (O’Brien) mentor on how to survive the Monster Apocalypse. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefre...
Tags: Movies, Amc, Disney, Sony, James Gunn, Marvel Studios, Marseilles, Clyde, Matthews, Jane, Zombieland, O'Brien, John Hughes, Rooker, Daryl Dixon, Michael Matthews


Daily Podcast: Star Wars Rumors, How Netflix Is Further Changing How We Watch TV Shows, The Flash, X-Men and Suicide Squad

On the March 20, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor in Chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film senior writer Ben Pearson , and writer Hoai-Tran Bui to discuss the latest film and tv news, including James Gunn ’s The Suicide Squad, The Flash, X-Men , Netflix , and Star Wars rumors. You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes , Google Podcasts , Overcast , Spotify and all the popular podcast apps (here is the RSS URL if you need it). In The News: Be...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Disney, Netflix, Suicide Squad, Quentin Tarantino, James Gunn, Ezra Miller, Grant Morrison, Ben, Hawkins, Ben Pearson, Peter Safran, Peter Sciretta, Hoai Tran Bui, Film Daily Podcast


‘Dawn of the Dead’ at 15: Zack Snyder’s Best Film is the One With Zombies, Not Superheroes

As it pertains to comic book movies, the name Zack Snyder can be a rather contentious one. Snyder’s filmography reads like a wish list of Hollywood adaptations that a reader of Wizard: The Guide to Comics could have only meekly fantasized about back in the 1990s. 300, Watchmen, Man of Steel, Batman v Superman, Justice League. If you fired up Doctor Doom’s time platform and traveled to a convention floor in the past, carrying an envelope with only those five titles credited to the same direct...
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Marvel’s Black Widow Movie Adds ‘Fighting with My Family’ Star Florence Pugh

With the exception of Spider-Man: Far From Home, we’re still mostly in the dark about the plans Marvel Studios has after Avengers: Endgame. There have been rumblings about movies adapting lesser known Marvel Comics characters such as The Eternals and Shang Chi, and James Gunn was just brought back for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3. Sequels have also been assumed for the likes of Black Panther and Doctor Strange, but we have no solid idea of when these movies will arrive. However, it sounds lik...
Tags: Movies, Casting, Sequels, Black Widow, Scarlett-Johansson, James Gunn, Marvel Studios, Pugh, Eleanor Rigby, Comic Book/Superhero, Disney/Pixar, Natasha Romanoff, Galaxy Vol, Hawkeye Jeremy Renner, Florence Pugh, Shang Chi


James Gunn’s ‘The Suicide Squad’ is a “Total Reboot,” According to Producer Peter Safran

Last week, the best news of the year came with word that Disney and Marvel Studios had reversed their decision to remove James Gunn as the director of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3. The filmmaker will return to the franchise that he originated in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but before that, James Gunn will have to make good on his deal to enter the DC Extended Universe with The Suicide Squad. The Suicide Squad has been referred to as the sequel to the 2016 movie Suicide Squad, but according...
Tags: Movies, Disney, Dc Comics, Sequels, Suicide Squad, Harley Quinn, Idris Elba, Dc, Will Smith, James Gunn, Deadshot, Margot Robbie, Marvel Studios, Warner Brothers, Safran, Peter Safran


There are 6 Marvel movies in the works for after 'Avengers: Endgame' — here are all the details

Marvel Studios has eight release dates set for untitled Marvel Cinematic Universe movies after 2019. Not much is known about the MCU's future after "Avengers: Endgame," but there are at least six movies currently in the works. The Marvel Cinematic Universe will enter bold new territory after this year. "Avengers: Endgame" and "Spider-Man: Far From Home" come to theaters in April and July, respectively, but beyond that, details are scarce about the MCU's future. But we do know that Marvel Stud...
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Disney Takes Back A Director It Fired For Twitter Jokes

James Gunn’s firing from the Marvel movie Guardians of the Galaxy 3 was controversial because Disney fired him when “two far-right provocateurs, Mike Cernovich and Jack Posobiec, threw a spotlight on the [offensive tweets] — written between 2009 and 2012 — after Mr. Gunn harshly criticized President Trump online.” – The New York Times
Tags: Art, Media, Disney, James Gunn, Trump, Gunn, Mike Cernovich, Jack Posobiec, 03.15.19


Emergency Podcast: Holy Crap, James Gunn Rehired for Guardians of the Galaxy 3!!!!!!!!!!

On the March 15, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor in Chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film senior writer Ben Pearson and writer Hoai-Tran Bui , for an Emergency Episode to discuss the breaking news that James Gunn has been rehired by Disney to direct Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 3 , and to discuss a couple bits of latest film and tv news, including, Apple ’s streaming service and Game of Thrones season 8. You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes , Google Podcasts ...
Tags: Apple, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Features, Sequels, Guardians Of The Galaxy, James Gunn, Marvel Studios, Ben, Ben Pearson, Comic Book/Superhero, Action/Adventure, Disney/Pixar, Peter Sciretta, Galaxy Vol


James Gunn Is Back To Directing ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy 3’

He was removed from the film after far-right bloggers drew attention to tasteless tweets he'd made years earlier.
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James Gunn: Disney rehires sacked Guardians of the Galaxy director

Gunn was fired from the Guardians of the Galaxy series in July 2018 over old offensive tweets.
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James Gunn Thanks Disney and Fans for Guardians Vol. 3 Reinstatement

BEGIN SLIDESHOW James Gunn thanks Disney and fans for Guardians Vol. 3 reinstatement Earlier today it was reported that Walt Disney Pictures and Marvel Studios had reinstated James Gunn as the writer and director of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3. Now Gunn himself has broken a 10-month social media freeze to issue a statement thanking both his fans and Disney for bringing him back onboard to helm the project, for which he had already penned the screenplay. PB ...
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James Gunn will return to direct Guardians of the Galaxy 3 after all

Eight months after firing director James Gunn due to a series of off-color social media posts, Disney has rehired the filmmaker to guide the Guardians of the Galaxy on their next adventure. The post James Gunn will return to direct Guardians of the Galaxy 3 after all appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Marvel, Disney, Trends, Guardians Of The Galaxy, James Gunn, MCU, Movies & TV, Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 3


Gunn rehired for new 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

Disney has reversed course on its next flight for "Guardians of the Galaxy," reinstating writer-director James Gunn to oversee the third movie, after firing him last year in the wake of learning about offensive social-media posts..
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James Gunn rehired for 'Guardians of the Galaxy' sequel

James Gunn rehired for 'Guardians of the Galaxy' sequel, after the director was fired by Disney last year over offensive tweets.
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James Gunn rehired as 'Guardians of the Galaxy 3' director after Disney reverses firing

After a Twitter controversy, James Gunn has been rehired to the "Guardians of the Galaxy" franchise eight months after Walt Disney Studios fired him.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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James Gunn rehired for 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

Disney has reversed course on its next flight for "Guardians of the Galaxy," reinstating writer-director James Gunn to oversee the third movie, after firing him last year in the wake of learning about offensive social-media posts..
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Holy Rocket Raccoon! James Gunn Is Back on Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 [Updated]

Months after a manufactured controversy about crude tweets saw Disney eject Gunn from the third movie in his Marvel cosmic series, Marvel Studios has confirmed that, shockingly, the director will return after all.Read more...
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Holy Rocket Raccoon! James Gunn Is Back on Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3

Months after a manufactured controversy about crude tweets saw Disney eject Gunn from the third movie in his Marvel cosmic series, Marvel Studios has confirmed that, shockingly, the director will return after all.Read more...
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Disney Reinstates James Gunn for Guardians of the Galaxy 3

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Disney reinstates James Gunn for Guardians of the Galaxy 3 Deadline is reporting that Disney has reinstated James Gunn as the writer and director of Guardians of the Galaxy 3. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cmd.push(function() { var standAloneSizeMapping = googletag.sizeMapping().addSize([0, 0], [[300, 250]]).a...
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Disney has rehired James Gunn to direct 'Guardians of the Galaxy 3' after firing him over offensive tweets

Disney has reinstated James Gunn as director of "Guardians of the Galaxy 3," Gunn's representative confirmed to Business Insider on Friday. Gunn was fired last year after offensive tweets resurfaced.  Gunn was hired by Warner Bros. to write and possibly direct a "Suicide Squad" sequel in October. Gunn's representative confirmed that Gunn will finish the new "Suicide Squad" movie before Marvel Studios begins production on "Guardians of the Galaxy 3." Disney has rehired James Gunn to write and ...
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James Gunn Rehired to Direct ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3’ [Updated]

Whoa – here’s something totally unexpected. Disney has rehired James Gunn as Marvel Studios’ Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 director after firing him months ago due to offensive, years-old tweets. Deadline has the report, and they’ve confirmed with Marvel and with Gunn’s representatives that the filmmaker will indeed return to direct Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 after the studio fired him last July. The outlet says this decision “was mulled and actually made months ago, following conversati...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Sequels, Suicide Squad, Dc, Warner Bros, James Gunn, Marvel Studios, Adam Mckay, Alan Horn, Gunn, Taika Waititi, Kevin Feige, Action/Adventure, Disney/Pixar


James Gunn rehired to direct ‘Guardians of the Galaxy 3’

NEW YORK (AP) — Months after being fired over old tweets, James Gunn has been rehired as director of “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.” Representatives for the Walt Disney Co. and for Gunn on Friday confirmed that Gunn has been reinstated as writer-director of the Marvel franchise he has guided from the start. Gunn […]
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James Gunn is back at the helm of Guardians of the Galaxy 3

In a rare turn, director James Gunn is once again heading up up the third installment of Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy series. Gunn, who directed the previous two films, was fired over the summer when offensive tweets dating from between 2008 and 2011 resurfaced after being promoted by right-wing personalities like Jack Posobiec and Mike Cernovich. The news comes courtesy of Deadline, who has since confirmed things with both Marvel and Gunn’s representatives. Gunn addressed the firing on T...
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James Gunn Rehired to Direct Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 After Controversy

Gunn was fired last July over tweets from nearly a decade ago
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James Gunn Returns to Direct ‘Guardians of the Galaxy 3’

After a series of meetings with Walt Disney Pictures honcho Alan Horn, fired director James Gunn will return to the Marvel fold. Gunn has been re-hired to direct the third installment in the “Guardians of the Galaxy” franchise, the Chris Pratt and Zoe Saldana series about misfits who protect outer-space, an individual familiar with the […]
Tags: News, Chris Pratt, James Gunn, Zoe Saldana, Alan Horn, Gunn, Walt Disney Pictures


DC has 7 upcoming superhero movies with official release dates — here are all the details

Warner Bros.' DC superhero movies rebounded after "Aquaman," and are moving forward with a new strategy. Seven upcoming movies have official release dates between now and 2022, including "Wonder Woman" and "Aquaman" sequels. The DC movie universe seemed stalled after "Justice League," but it rebounded with the success of "Aquaman" last year, which made over $1 billion worldwide. What's known as the "DC Extended Universe" got off to a bumpy start with "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" and "...
Tags: Trends, Netflix, Suicide Squad, Justice League, Harley Quinn, Huntress, Gotham City, Batman, Warner Bros, James Gunn, Margot Robbie, Joaquin Phoenix, Martin Scorsese, Annabelle, Todd Phillips, Matt Reeves


Updates From The Invisible Man, Hellboy, Us, and More

There are new rumors about the comics that could influence James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad. Kaley Cuoco gives us a tease of the Harley Quinn animated series. Plus, Danny DeVito meets Dumbo in new clips from the Disney remake, get a glimpse of Arrow’s far future, and even more What We Do in the Shadows teasers.…Read more...
Tags: Science, The Walking Dead, Disney, US, Kaley Cuoco, Suicide Squad, Harley Quinn, James Gunn, Hellboy, What We Do In The Shadows, Arrow, Danny DeVito, Triangle, Dumbo, Suicide Squad 2, Santa Clarita Diet


‘Suicide Squad 2’ Plot Focuses on Deadshot, Draws on Classic ’80s Comic Run

When Will Smith left James Gunn‘s Suicide Squad sequel, there was some question of whether or not a new actor would replace him, or if Smith’s character Deadshot would be cut. The answer came quickly, when Idris Elba took over the part. Now, we might know why. Early Suicide Squad 2 plot details reveal that Deadshot is a central figure in Gunn’s script, and that the story is drawing heavily from a classic 1980s comic run from Jon Ostrander and Kim Yale. Will Smith is a big star, but his Deads...
Tags: Movies, Yale, Sequels, Suicide Squad, Idris Elba, Will Smith, James Gunn, Smith, Deadshot, Edward, David Ayer, George, Floyd, Gunn, Ostrander, Comic Book/Superhero


How a false story about 'Guardians of the Galaxy' back in 2012 might have helped the 'Captain Marvel' directors land the job

"Captain Marvel" directors Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck set the record straight about the rumors they were considered for the first "Guardians of the Galaxy" movie.  Boden told Business Insider that they were never in the running but that the reports might have helped them get on the radar of Marvel Studios.   "Captain Marvel" directors Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck are currently enjoying the biggest box-office success of their careers. The filmmakers are known best for small indies like "Half Nelso...
Tags: Hollywood, Beyonce, Mississippi, Marvel, Trends, Suicide Squad, James Gunn, Marvel Studios, Boden, Fleck, Half Nelson, Peyton Reed, Marvel Studios Captain Marvel, Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck


Every Marvel Cinematic Universe movie, ranked from worst to best

The 21st movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, "Captain Marvel," hit theaters this weekend. Business Insider ranked all 21 movies, from worst to best. After 11 years, 21 movies, and billions of dollars, the Marvel Cinematic Universe shows no signs of slowing down. "Captain Marvel" hit theaters this weekend, and is breathing new life into what has been a lackluster box office so far in 2019. "Avengers: Endgame" is also projected to break records at the box office when it's released next mont...
Tags: Marvel, Disney, America, Trends, Chris Hemsworth, Thor, Edward Norton, Kenneth Branagh, Jon Favreau, James Gunn, Avengers, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Gwyneth Paltrow, Captain America, Hulk