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James Gunn Talks 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 3', Says "Rocket is Me"

"Guardians of the Galaxy": Director James Gunn Open to Spinoffs

Marvel always looks to expand its proverbial sandbox when it comes to its cinematic universe. The Guardians of the Galaxy became one of its biggest surprise success stories of the MCU mainly thanks to franchise director James Gunn. It's not far-fetched to say when he finally gets to work on Vol. 3, it could be […]


Idris Elba Headlines Cast for Jay-Z Produced Netflix Western 'The Harder They Fall'

Idris Elba will star in a new western film from Netflix titled The Harder They Fall. The film will also stars Johnathan Majors. Jeymes Samuel, aka The Bullitts, will direct. It will mark his directorial debut. Also part of all this is Jay-Z, who will produce alongside James Lassiter, Lawrence Bender, and Samuel. The all-black […]


"Suicide Squad" Actor Addresses Absence From Upcoming Sequel

The upcoming film The Suicide Squad is currently slated to feature a large ensemble cast including new and returning characters. Despite several familiar faces appearing in the sequel, one star from the first film has made it known that he has little interest to return. Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje who is known for his role as Killer […]

DC-Loving Long Beach Mayor Betrays the Snyder Cut, Wants JJ Abrams' Vision for DC Movieverse

James Gunn Fires Back at Martin Scorsese for Trashing Marvel Movies

Just as New York Comic Con kicks off in New York, New York, Martin Scorsese is having none of it. The legendary director, like a Raging Bull, used the opportunity of an Empire Magazine interview to fire shots at the pinnacle of the superhero-industrial complex, Marvel movies, saying they're more like theme parks than cinema. […]


"The Suicide Squad": Nathan Fillion Set to Join James Gunn Film [REPORT]

While Marvel maestro James Gunn might be spending some time making his mark on DC Comics' cinematic universe, it looks like he'll be getting a little more help from his friends – a very familiar one, at that. Deadline Hollywood is reporting exclusively that sources are confirming that Nathan Fillion (Firefly, The Rookie) will be […]


"Suicide Squad 2:" Storm Reid May Join, Won't Confirm Snyder Cut

Most of us know Storm Reid for her work in A Wrinkle in Time, but, according to Variety, you might be seeing her play the daughter of Idris Elba's character in James Gunn's upcoming Suicide Squad 2. Reid will be joining Margot Robbie, Joel Kinnaman, Jai Courtney, and Viola Davis in the film. Pete, the […]

James Gunn's 'Brightburn' Asks: What if Clark Kent Grew Up Evil? [Review]

'Brightburn' Asks: What if Clark Kent Grew Up Evil? [Review]

Leave it to Guardians of the Galaxy's James Gunn to produce a tight little thriller like 'Brightburn'. Written by James' brother Mark and cousin Brian, they take the classic origin story of Clark Kent/Superman, and throw it into a spin that would make Quentin Tarantino proud. It's wicked, graphically violent, and perfectly solid way to […]

James Gunn Talks 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 3', Says "Rocket is Me"

James Gunn Talks 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 3', Says "Rocket is Me"

Following an earlier piece wherein filmmaker James Gunn discussed his personal experiences and feelings surrounding the entire Disney firing / rehiring of the Marvel Studios three-time director, a little insight about Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 3. Gunn pulled back the galactic curtain a bit in a chat with Deadline, the first he's done about the […]

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James Gunn Says Disney "Totally Had the Right" To Fire Him

James Gunn, filmmaker behind Marvel Studios Guardians of the Galaxy films, is finally ready to talk about his firing and subsequent rehiring by Disney. He dives deep in a chat with Deadline, sharing just how intense that first day post-House of Mouse was for him, comparing it to moments of extreme loss and duress from earlier […]

Michael Rooker May be in James Gunn's 'The Suicide Squad' as King Shark

Michael Rooker May be in James Gunn's 'The Suicide Squad' as King Shark

This is one of those times when a rumor has just enough truth behind it that we could totally see it happening. According to a report from The Wrap, filmmaker James Gunn really wants his pal Michael Rooker to join his upcoming film for Warner Bros. Pictures, The Suicide Squad. The Wrap says Rooker is apparently "in talks" […]

Red Band Scene from 'Brightburn' Teases Blood and Terror (Our Favorites!)

Red Band Scene from 'Brightburn' Teases Blood and Terror (Our Favorites!)

We have so many thoughts on Brightburn– an upcoming film that'll explore the darker side of superhero genre. This new red band scene teases even more of what we'll be getting when the film hits theaters on May 24th, so be warned. What if a child from another world crash-landed on Earth, but instead of […]

Probable Inspiration: James Gunn Loves John Ostrander's Run of Suicide Squad

Probable Inspiration: James Gunn Loves John Ostrander's Run of Suicide Squad

There may be some additional intel on exactly what we'll be seeing in James Gunn's upcoming The Suicide Squad film for Warner Bros. Pictures, at least when it comes to the source material inspiration. We've assumed for awhile that it was unlikely we'd be seeing the New 52-style of Suicide Squad in Gunn's film, which is […]

Jai Courtney Says [Again] He's in 'The Suicide Squad' as Captain Boomerang

Jai Courtney Says [Again] He's in 'The Suicide Squad' as Captain Boomerang

This is actually the second time actor Jai Courtney has commented "on the record" that he WILL be returning for Warner Bros. Pictures upcoming The Suicide Squad as his character Captain Boomerang. Back in March, Courtney spoke with Business Insider and confirmed that he was coming back for The Suicide Squad, as far as he knew. We're […]

'The Suicide Squad': John Cena in Talks to Join James Gunn's Film

'The Suicide Squad': John Cena in Talks to Join James Gunn's Film

Dear Warner Bros. Pictures, can we PLEASE get some additional confirmation on what the hell James Gunn's The Suicide Squad film will be called?! We ask because several outlets (Variety, THR, etc.) still can't seem to come to a decision on if it's *actually* called The Suicide Squad or Suicide Squad 2. Your own producers and execs have said […]

Kevin Feige Says James Gunn's Return Means "All is Right With the World"

We have to say, on the topic of James Gunn's return to the Disney fold with Marvel Studios to direct Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 3, we COMPLETELY agree with Kevin Feige. "Thankfully [James Gunn] is back and he's doing it and all is right with the world," the Marvel Studios boss recently told i09 while talking about […]