Mar 17, 2021 · In a recent series of tweets, Gunn has argued that “cancel culture” incidents are nuanced. However the nuance in this instance is different than what Gunn presents. It all depends on the zeitgeist of the day. The environment of Hollywood and the sociopolitical climate.
- Donald Edmonds
Apr 06, 2021 · It has seen success in the real world, as in the case of filmmaker James Gunn. When a conservative activist dredged up old, offensive tweets written by the “Guardians of the Galaxy” director in an attempt to cancel him, Marvel Studios abruptly fired him.
- Brian Ericson
Mar 27, 2021 · James Gunn, director of the “Guardians of the Galaxy” superhero films, was fired (then rehired) for tasteless jokes he had made—also a decade and more ago—about paedophilia and the 9/11 attacks....
Mar 24, 2021 · James Gunn. Christopher Polk / Getty Images James Gunn was temporarily fired from the Guardians of the Galaxy franchise in 2018 over offensive jokes from his Twitter that resurfaced.
Mar 26, 2021 · He was fired from “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3” in 2018 after years-old offensive tweets were resurfaced by right-wing commentators in a targeted effort, but was reinstated on the project in...
Mar 28, 2021 · Enter James Gunn, fresh off the success of the second Guardians of the Galaxy movie. Gunn was fired by Disney for resurfaced offensive tweets, and DC quickly swooped in to have him write and direct the sequel to Suicide Squad.
6 days ago · James Francis Gunn Jr. (born August 5, 1966) is an American film director, actor, producer, and screenwriter. He began his career as a screenwriter in the mid-1990s. He then began working as a director, starting with the horror-comedy film Slither (2006), and eventually moving to the superhero genre with Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), its sequel Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) and The ...
Mar 15, 2021 · For those who don't know, James Gunn is a movie director most known for his work on The Suicide Squad and Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy franchise. Back in 2018, Gunn's old offensive social media posts about rape, 9/11, child abuse, and similar topics resurfaced, which resulted in him getting fired from Disney.
Mar 27, 2021 · James Gunn’s tweets were pretty much your typical edgelord humor that was all the rage in the 2000s and the early 2010s. Well, that doesn’t make it okay with me. I get it, but at the same time.
Apr 06, 2021 · James Gunn In 2018, Cernovich, Jack Posobiec , and others on the far-right discovered tweets by filmmaker James Gunn in which he joked about sex acts involving children.  Gunn had been a vocal critic of Donald Trump,  and the tweets were unearthed shortly after Gunn had mocked conservative commentator Ben Shapiro .