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“He was fully aware of my commitments”: James Gunn Silences Aggressive DC Fans for Criticizing Him Promoting Guardians of the Galaxy, Claims David Zaslav Was Aware of His Loyalty

James Gunn Silences Aggressive DC Fans

James Gunn is the talk of the town since he became the co-head of DC Studios. The Peacemaker director shares his position with Peter Safran and is one of the few changes in the DCU. People had been wondering about a potential clash between Marvel and DC since James Gunn shares his role in both rival companies.

The moment was finally here as DC fans mercilessly trolled and criticized James Gunn for a move that he did.

James Gunn has worked for both Marvel and DC.
James Gunn has worked for both Marvel and DC.

James Gunn’s Reply To a Loyalty-Testing Fan

The director of the Guardians of the Galaxy franchise is all set to release a holiday special presentation in the coming days. Even though working for both rival companies is something avoidable, James Gunn is different.

James Gunn.
James Gunn.

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He used his Twitter platform to promote the upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special and also tweeted some additional lines regarding the MCU. Referring to his favorite character, James Gunn introduced Kevin Bacon and his debut in the MCU, the director tweeted his tweet.

Salty fans of DC replied to the director and reminded him of his allegiance and loyalties that he now owes to the DC Studios. The Brightburn producer reacted to each tweet in kind. He further clarified that David Zaslav knows the agreement on which they partook and he was well within his rights to promote his franchise albeit originating from Marvel Studios.

James Gunn has been replying to many of the trollers and has shut up quite a few salty fans since his newly appointed position. After holding it a secret for a long time, James Gunn revealed that Kevin Bacon was a part of the MCU. The protagonist Peter Quill had also mentioned several times that Footloose was his favorite movie. Kevin Bacon served as the protagonist in the movie. Although his role in the special hasn’t been confirmed yet, the actor will surely do something out of the ordinary considering James Gunn.

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James Gunn’s Future in Marvel And DC

James Gunn and Idris Elba on the sets of The Suicide Squad (2021)

Related: James Gunn Confirms Galactus Won’t Be Part of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3

It was earlier reported that James Gunn will be done with the MCU as soon as the Guardians of the Galaxy franchise ends. The third part will also serve as the final part of James Gunn’s trilogy. Till now, there have been no such confirmed movies in the MCU where James Gunn is set as a director. It seems that following the release of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, the director will probably solely focus on the DC side of things.

James Gunn essentially revived The Suicide Squad franchise by being the director of the 2021 released movie, The Suicide Squad. The director then associated himself with making the Peacemaker series which featured John Cena at the helm. James Gunn is truly a big name in the film-making business and DC acquiring him will certainly improve their situation amidst times of turmoil and chaos.

Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special is set to premiere on 25th November 2022 on Disney+ while Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 has a release date of 5th May 2023.

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Written by Visarg Acharya

Visarg Acharya joined FandomWire in 2022 as a Content Writer. Along with a penchant for writing, Visarg claims that words are the only true language made for him. Currently pursuing his B.Sc in Physics, the combination of Physics and Marvel make up for an interesting talk. Visarg reads books in his spare time along with an occasional series to accompany him.