Posted on Monday, December 5th, 2016 by Angie Han
When Disney decides it likes someone, it has a tendency to work with them again and again. And right now, there are few stars they seem to like more than Alan Tudyk. Not only has he appeared in every Disney Animation feature since Wreck-It Ralph — up to and including this fall’s Moana — he has a mo-cap role in this month’s Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.
That won’t be the end of his relationship with the Mouse House, either. The actor confirmed he’ll be back for Frozen 2 and Wreck-It Ralph 2, both of which are currently in development at the studio. But there’s still one Disney property he still hasn’t gotten in on, and that’s Marvel — apparently to his regret, since he’s confessed a desire to join James Gunn‘s Guardians of the Galaxy films. Find out what Gunn had to say in response, below. Read More »
Posted on Saturday, December 3rd, 2016 by Jacob Hall
A few years ago, Guardians of the Galaxy felt like a big left turn and a risk for Marvel Studios. In retrospect, its critical accolades and massive box office felt predestined – this is what happens when a filmmaker as offbeat and clever as director James Gunn is allowed to play in the superhero movie sandbox.
The first full trailer for the sequel, the appropriately titled Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, has arrived and I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t overjoyed to see this motley crew of universe-saving a-holes again.
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This week saw the debut of the trailer for The Belko Experiment, a bloody action thriller written and produced by Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn. With the arrival of that trailer, James Gunn sat down for a quick interview about how crafting a trailer for a movie like the forthcoming Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 proved harder than trying to market the aforementioned film that debuted at the Toronto International Film Festival earlier this year.
Find out what James Gunn had to say about the difficulty in crafting the Guardians of the Galaxy 2 teaser, when we might expect it, and why the teaser for the original movie almost got scrapped. Read More »
While many are looking forward to Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, before that we’ll get a chance to see another film that director James Gunn worked on as a writer before getting behind the camera of the Marvel Studios sequel.
The Belko Experiment is scripted by James Gunn but directed by Wolf Creek helmer Greg McLean, and it takes the intensity of The Hunger Games or Battle Royale and throws it into an every day office. Sure, you may have fantasized about unleashing fury on one of your co-workers after they took the last donut, but given the opportunity, would you actually be able to kill them? That’s the dilemma that will be faced by the employees in The Belko Experiment teaser that just debuted. Read More »
Last fall, Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn enticed fans of the Marvel Studios movie by revealing that there was one big easter egg somewhere in the movie that no one had yet found. Since then, some fans have been pouring over the movie, and some have sought out approval from James Gunn as to whether the easter egg has been found. But so far, apparently no one has found it, making some fans think it’s not really there at all.
Well, for anyone doubting the existence of this unfound Guardians of the Galaxy easter egg, director James Gunn is willing to put his money where his mouth is for those who thinks it doesn’t exists. How does $100,000 sound? Read More »
For years now, Vin Diesel has been not-so-subtlely teasing that he might have something to do with Marvel’s Inhumans. The actor has said that he wants to play Black Bolt but under a number of conditions. But now that the movie has been demoted to a television series with a two-week IMAX release, does this mean Vin Diesel is no longer interested? His Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn thinks it’s “unlikely.”
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Posted on Tuesday, November 15th, 2016 by Angie Han
Deadpool made a lot of unusual moves that paid off in a big way, including the decisions to go R-rated and to stick to a midrange budget (as opposed to the gazillion-dollar price tags that most superhero movies get nowadays). But one proved beneficial not just to Deadpool, but to a certain project over at rival Marvel Studios. It turns out that in order to make big changes to one Deadpool character, Fox had to give Marvel back the rights to a certain character who’ll appear in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. Read More »
Every Marvel fan knows that a Stan Lee cameo is inevitable in every single Marvel movie, even most of the ones that don’t take place in the Marvel cinematic universe. In fact, just last month we learned that the creator of some of the most iconic comic book characters of all time had already shot three of his upcoming cameos back to back to back. And now we know who was behind the camera for that little shooting session: Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn.
Find out more about the James Gunn directed Stan Lee cameos after the jump. Read More »
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Posted on Monday, October 24th, 2016 by Angie Han
Deadpool 2 has emerged from the weekend one director short, as we learned that Tim Miller has departed over creative differences with star Ryan Reynolds. Naturally, the Merc’s fans have a few things to say about this.
Fellow superhero movie director James Gunn has spoken up to express his disappointment in Miller’s departure. Meanwhile, some other fans are already thinking about who should replace Miller — and they’ve got their eye on Quentin Tarantino. Read More »
Posted on Monday, October 17th, 2016 by Angie Han
Nebula made her Marvel Cinematic Universe debut in 2014’s Guardians of the Galaxy and will be back again for next year’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. But if James Gunn has it his way, we’ll be seeing even more of her in the coming years. The director revealed he’d like to see a Nebula solo film starring Karen Gillan as the blue-skinned badass. Before you get your hopes up, though, keep in mind it’s going to be much easier said than done. Read More »