Hello readers, and welcome to another edition of Jumping the Gunn, in which we and the entire entertainment media take any random comments made on social media by filmmaker James Gunn, no matter how insignificant, and spin it into a clickbait article. Today's edition of this popular feature focuses on what can only possibly be construed as a direct attack on a rival superhero movie universe.
On Twitter yesterday, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 director Gunn was asked whether GOTG2 will have a director's cut release:
Of course, everyone immediately assumed the answer was a dig at Zack Snyder's Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice, which featured an R-rated director's cut that many felt was a better version of the movie than the theatrical release.
But Gunn denied it:
And a third time:
So, we're forced to draw the only logical conclusion that makes sense here. James Gunn was taking a shot at Batman v. Superman when he said that Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 will not have a director's cut.
GOTG2 hits theaters on May 5.