Ousted Guardians of the Galaxy director switches camps, tied to new DC Comics film

The first "Suicide Squad" starred Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Jared Leto, Joel Kinnaman, Viola Davis, Jai Courtney, Jay Hernandez, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Ike Barinholtz, Scott Eastwood, and Cara Delevingne. It suggests that Gunn has "a totally new approach" to Suicide Squad in mind, which would hint at-but not outright confirm-something other than a sequel to the 2016 dud directed by David Ayer.

James Gunn has landed on his feet after being sacked by Marvel.

This summer, James Gunn was sacked from his role as director of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 after controversial tweets resurfaced from over a decade ago.

There is now no release date for Suicide Squad 2.

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This is also an interesting development because, as far as we knew, Suicide Squad 2 already had a director in the form of Gavin O'Connor, the guy behind The Accountant and Warrior. Ayer was reportedly "never expected to return" for Suicide Squad 2, given that his relationship with Warner Bros. grew tumultuous during post-production, when the filmmaker and the studio created "competing cuts" of the film. Since Gunn's firing, the status of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 remains unclear. As Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige once said, "Certainly the success of Guardians just boosted our confidence to continue to go in new, fun, weird directions ... to continue to expand and do really unique and really different tonal things".

According to The Hollywood Reporter Gunn "has closed a deal to pen the script but, at this stage, there is no director deal". "I have regretted them for many years since - not just because they were stupid, not at all amusing, wildly insensitive, and certainly not provocative like I had hoped, but also because they don't reflect the person I am today or have been for some time", he said.

Gunn gives Warner Bros. and DC Comics one of the most fan boy-approved voices in comic book films at a time when Warner Bros.is remaking much of its superhero operations.

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