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.
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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 »
Posted on Thursday, October 13th, 2016 by Angie Han
The Guardians of the Galaxy may be a mostly male crew, but James Gunn wants you to know he won’t ignore women in their next outing. The Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 director has promised his film will “not only pass the Bechdel test, but run over it and back up over it again and again in an eighteen-wheeler truck.” Read Gunn’s comments on the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 female characters below. Read More »
Posted on Tuesday, September 13th, 2016 by Jacob Hall
If you ever want to have a chance of begging your way into the cast of a Marvel movie, here’s what you have to do. Step one: go back in time and start a rock band. Step two: be good enough at the rock band thing to become really famous and have a number of hits that solidify your legacy long after your popularity begins its natural decline. Step three: have a daughter who decides to be an actress and works with the director of that Marvel movie on an earlier project.. Step four: ask for a role that Marvel movie in the press. Step five: wait for that director to respond to your request on social media. Profit!
And this brings us to chapter two of the “Aerosmith Frontman Steven Tyler Really Wants a Role in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3,” a tale that will live on for generations to come.
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Posted on Monday, September 12th, 2016 by Angie Han
James Gunn has been tied up with Marvel movies for the past couple of years, but somewhere in there, he found the time to write and produce The Belko Experiment. Greg McLean, the Aussie filmmaker behind the nasty Wolf Creek films, takes the helm, and the result is a simple, entertaining horror-thriller that doesn’t take itself too seriously. Read More »
The hype surrounding Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is already very high. Fans are so excited about the sequel that director James Gunn even had to ask people to stop asking him when the trailer was going to arrive. According to his recent barrage of answers to frequently asked questions, it will arrive sometime before Christmas, so just be patient.
Now Chris Pratt is adding to the hype machine in a recent interview where he claims that the movie will be the “biggest spectacle of all time.” And when you have a sequel building that much excitement, it should come as no surprise when a rock star like Steven Tyler says that he wants a role for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, whenever that happens. Read More »
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One of the many things I love about James Gunn is how available he makes himself to the fans and how honest and communicative he is in these interactions. Yesterday the Guardians of the Galaxy writer/director took to Facebook to post a long list of answers to your most frequently asked questions about Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2. The posting is blunt and hilarious, but also informative for those of you who don’t follow all the responses that Gunn regularly gives followers on Twitter. Hit the jump to find out the answers to your frequently asked Guardians Vol 2 Questions.
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If there’s one thing fans are clamoring the most for after San Diego Comic-Con 2016, it’s the footage from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 that played exclusively for the Hall H audience at the Marvel Studios panel. However, it seems some fans may be a little too excited to see the first footage from the sequel, because director James Gunn is getting a little annoyed with all the incessant questions about the Guardians of the Galaxy 2 trailer release date.
Find out what James Gunn had to say on the matter after the jump. Read More »