Jul 23, 2018 · Director James Gunn (Picture: Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic) Director James Gunn has been fired from the next installment of Guardians Of The Galaxy over offensive tweets he posted.
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James Gunn was rehired by Disney on Friday to direct Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 after being removed from the project for sharing offensive tweets.. In July 2018, a series of controversial ...
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Jul 20, 2018 · Disney has fired writer-director James Gunn from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 after a right-wing media personality resurfaced a series of offensive tweets Gunn made, in many cases from 2008 and ...
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Jul 20, 2018 · UPDATE: Disney released a statement this afternoon that it has severed ties with James Gunn, who will no longer direct Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.. Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn apologized last night after "shocking," years-old jokes he made about such topics as rape and pedophilia resurfaced online.
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Aug 10, 2018 · Chris Pratt and Zoe Saldana have both said that they want director James Gunn back for "Guardians of the Galaxy III." Gunn was fired in July for his tweets.
There were numerous crude/ bad-taste jokes he made about a decade ago when he was producing shock and schlock films. Illusions to rape and pedophilia are seen as the most egregious, however, they were all snarky attempts at shock humor and being p...
Gunn explained at the time that his tweets were attempts of being "provocative" and "taboo" and that he repeatedly expressed regret for them over the years. However, Disney fired Gunn from...
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Jul 23, 2018 · Some in Hollywood are supporting James Gunn in the wake of Disney cutting ties with the director. Gunn was fired from “Guardians of the Galaxy 3” last week after tweets resurfaced from several...
Jul 20, 2018 · In a shocking move, Disney has fired Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn from upcoming sequel Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, after a conservative website dug up offensive jokes made by Gunn on Twitter between 2008 and 2011. The tweets included references to rape, pedophilia, and other hot-button topics like the Holocaust, AIDS and 9/11.