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James Gunn Fired from Guardians 3 Over 10-Year-Old Tweets

7 monthes ago   |   By Geek

Well that's one way to take down someone you don't like. Director James Gunn, who made the wonderful, funny, surprisingly heartfelt Guardians of the Galaxy movies has been let go from the third one. Why?...
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‘Guardians of the Galaxy' director James Gunn fired for offensive tweets

‘Guardians of the Galaxy' director James Gunn fired for offensive tweets

7 monthes ago   |   By Digital Trends

Guardians of the Galaxy franchise director and writer James Gunn has been fired by Disney after pundits unearthed several offensive tweets posted by the director almost a decade ago.
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James Gunn Fired: Guardians Of The Galaxy 3 Director Is Out After Old Tweets Surface

James Gunn Fired: Guardians Of The Galaxy 3 Director Is Out After Old Tweets Surface

7 monthes ago   |   By GameSpot

The tale of the misfits that comprise the Guardians of the Galaxy will see their trilogy concluded with someone other than James Gunn in the director's chair. Gunn, who served as the writer and director for the first two Guardians movies, has been fired by Disney. The news confirmed the news in the midst of San Diego Comic-Con 2018 , where Marvel was not expected to have any major news. This move comes after old tweets of Gunn's surfaced online. According to The Hollywood Reporter , the controversial messages-which date back almost a decade-see the director joking about topics like...
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James Gunn Makes Statement After Disney Fires Him From GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 3

James Gunn Makes Statement After Disney Fires Him From GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 3

7 monthes ago   |   By GeekTyrant

Earlier today director James Gunn was fired by Disney and will no longer direct Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3. This happened after a bunch of old offensive Tweets were dug up on Twitter. You can read all about that here in case you missed it. Since Disney announced that they were parting ways with Gunn, the filmmaker made the following statement: "My words of nearly a decade ago were, at the time, totally failed and unfortunate efforts to be provocative. I have regretted them for many years since - not just because they were stupid, not at all funny, wildly insensitive, and certainly not...
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James Gunn Fired: Guardians Of The Galaxy 3 Is Out After Old Tweets Surface

7 monthes ago   |   By GameSpot

The Guardians of the Galaxy trilogy will be wrapped up with a new director at the helm. James Gunn, who both wrote and directed the first two entries in the series, has been fired by Disney, the company has announced. This news comes during San Diego Comic-Con 2018 , where Marvel was not expected to have any major news-though Gunn was set to appear at a Sony panel. He'll reportedly no longer be there. As reported by The Hollywood Reporter , the move comes after old tweets of Gunn's surfaced online. The controversial messages see the director joking about subjects such as pedophilia and...
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Guardians of the Galaxy 3 director James Gunn fired over offensive tweets

Guardians of the Galaxy 3 director James Gunn fired over offensive tweets

7 monthes ago   |   By SlashGear

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 3 director James Gunn is no longer involved with the movie after controversial tweets were found on his Twitter account. The tweets, which were published years ago and since deleted, include crude jokes and statements about pedophilia, rape, and more. Gunn was dropped by Disney after copies of his tweets were shared across Twitter. Gunn...
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Writer-director James Gunn fired from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 over offensive tweets

Writer-director James Gunn fired from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 over offensive tweets

7 monthes ago   |   By The Verge

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 2009. “The offensive attitudes and statements discovered on James' Twitter feed are indefensible and inconsistent with our studio's values,” Walt Disney Studios chairman Alan Horn said in a statement to The Hollywood Reporter , “and we have severed our business relationship with him.”
As noted by Polygon , conspiracy theorist Mike Cernovich - perhaps best known as one of the most active promoters...
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James Gunn fired from ‘Guardians of the Galaxy 3' after offensive tweets resurface

7 monthes ago   |   By TechCrunch

Disney fired director James Gunn from the set of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 , the company confirmed at Comic Con this week. The move came after highly offensive joke tweets dating from between 2008 and 2011 resurfaced. The tweets, which have since been deleted, make light of topics ranging from molestation and rape to pedophilia.
“The offensive attitudes and statements discovered on James' Twitter feed are indefensible and inconsistent with our studio's values, and we have severed our business relationship with him,” Walt Disney Studios chairman Alan Horn said in a statement provided...
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Comic-Con 2018: James Gunn Teases Movie Reveal

7 monthes ago   |   By GameSpot

Update: Don't expect to learn anything about James Gunn's new project at SDCC after all. Disney has announced that Gunn has been fired from his role on Guardians of the Galaxy 3 after controversial tweets Gunn sent in the past resurfaced online. Gunn didn't deny writing them, instead apologizing and explaining his thought process. He had been expected to show up at the Sony Pictures panel at Comic-Con, but that now appears highly unlikely. The original story follows. Marvel Studios is sitting out San Diego Comic-Con 2018 , but that isn't stopping one of its most prominent directors from...
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Disney fires 'Guardians of the Galaxy' director James Gunn over tweets - CNET

7 monthes ago   |   By CNET

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 just lost its director and creative visionary.
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James Gunn Fired From Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 3

James Gunn Fired From Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 3

7 monthes ago   |   By GameInformer

James Gunn, director of the first two Guardians of the Galaxy movies, has been fired from the third movie by Disney.
Gunn is well-known as an outspoken critic of president Trump and the Republican party and had become much more frequent in his criticism over the last two weeks. This provoked a response from top conservative voices on Twitter such as Jack Posobiec and conservative magazine The Daily Caller , who combed through Gunn's Twitter feed. Posobiec and others discovered tweets from Gunn dating back ten years where Gunn acted as a provocateur and made offensive jokes.
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James Gunn Off Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 Following 'Offensive' Tweets

7 monthes ago   |   By Space

Writer/director James Gunn has been removed from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 and his relationship with Marvel and parent company Walt Disney have been "severed," according to a Disney statement.
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