Reversal of the situation. While James Gunn had been ruled out of the third pane of the Guardians of the Galaxy because of old tweets controversy, Disney has changed her mind. According to Deadline, the production house in the us has decided to entrust the project to the director of the first two feature films of the collection. “This decision pleases me deeply, has responded to the main party on Twitter. I’m looking forward to continue to make films that explore the bonds of love which unite us”, he added.

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last July, Disney had decided to return it because of old tweets shocking “indefensible” that had resurfaced. In these messages, written between 2008 and 2011 and unearthed by people of the right and the extreme right, the writer and director, a staunch critic of Donald Trump, poking fun at subjects such as rape and pedophilia.”A lot of people who have followed my career know that when I started, I could see myself as a provocateur, making movies and telling jokes, making outrageous and taboo,” was at the time defended James Gunn. When he wrote those tweets, he was a person “totally different”, he pleaded. “My period when I was saying things just to shock and react to it is finished,” he said.

At that time, many celebrities had expressed its support for the like of Chris Pratt, Zoey Saldana or Dave Bautista. The interpreter of Drax the Destroyer in the saga cosmic had written on Twitter: “James Gunn is one of the most caring, loving and good that I have encountered. He has made mistakes. We have it all. I am not in agreement with what happens to him.”

James Gunn has made the first two films Guardians of the Galaxy in 2014 and 2017 which each had earned 775 and 864 million. The output of the third volume, originally scheduled for 2020, will surely be postponed. Before, the director of 48 years old to write and direct the sequel to Suicide Squad for Marvel studios is expected in theaters in 2021.