Now that James Gunn has been re-hired to direct Guardians of the Galaxy 3, will he nonetheless convey a re-imagined Suicide Squad to life?
James Gunn has the enviable process of juggling work for DC Leisure and Marvel Studios now that Disney has introduced him again to direct Guardians of the Galaxy 3. Disney fired Gunn in July 2018 and Warner Bros swooped in to have him work on a refreshed Suicide Squad film, which Gunn plans to complete earlier than beginning work on Guardians 3.
After Gunn was fired by Disney, Warner Bros stepped in and supplied him an opportunity to jot down the script for a refreshed model of the 2016 film Suicide Squad with the choice to direct. The film was a industrial success for Warner Bros, grossing simply over $325 million domestically for the studio, which had been struggling after the lukewarm reception to Batman v Superman: Daybreak of Justice. Even when it meant beginning over solely, Warner Bros noticed a possibility for Gunn to work his magic on the quirky staff of villains attempting to avoid wasting the day, and so they pounced.
Gunn’s refreshed model of The Suicide Squad will reportedly star Idris Elba as Deadshot as a substitute of Will Smith. It’s set to open August 6, 2021. Gunn plans to complete The Suicide Squad earlier than beginning on Guardians 3, which was initially set to open in 2020. With that timeline in thoughts, and the advanced post-production wanted for each movies, it’s attainable that followers received’t see Guardians 3 till 2022 or later.
Gunn was fired in July 2018 for offensive tweets he posted years in the past and that he subsequently apologized for on quite a few events. Disney didn’t need to take the danger of getting one in all its excessive profile franchises tarnished by scandal so it acted proactively, however in doing so created an excellent greater nightmare because the Guardians forged got here collectively in help of their director. And not using a director, Disney put the third installment on the again burner however in response to THR sources it seems a deal for Gunn to return had been within the works for a while.
Now that the information has been confirmed, Gunn turns into one of many busiest administrators in Hollywood with the burden of two main comedian ebook franchises from rival studios on his shoulders.