James Gunn Making Thriller DC Film After Peacemaker Season 2


James Gunn on stage

James Gunn at San Diego Comedian-Con 2022.
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The person who introduced the Thriller Machine to the massive display is seemingly engaged on one thing mysterious for DC. James Gunn, director of The Suicide Squad and Guardians of the Galaxy trilogy (in addition to, sure, screenwriter of the live-action Scooby-Doo movie) is gearing up for a thriller DC film, in accordance with the Hollywood Reporter.

In line with the commerce, Gunn is “angling for his personal new DC undertaking (or two)“ and that he, together with producer Peter Safran (Shazam, Aquaman), are “in talks with Warners for a thriller film, probably extra.” All of which is maddeningly imprecise however comes with the caveat that regardless of the undertaking is, Gunn would end Peacemaker season 2 first.

Gunn’s trajectory by the superhero style has been nothing in need of iconic. After making a superb indie movie on the topic, Tremendous, he exploded into the mainstream with Guardians of the Galaxy, a movie few followers may have predicted can be so good or profitable. He rapidly jumped into the sequel however, after a few of his previous tweets resurfaced, Marvel fired him from the subsequent movie, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, which is when he took his skills to DC and rebooted The Suicide Squad. That movie was so successful it obtained its personal equally superior and irreverent HBO Max spinoff, Peacemaker. Eventually, Marvel recanted and introduced him again to complete his Guardians trilogy. That movie comes out Could 5, 2023.

And now, in accordance with this report, the director will then bounce again to DC. However is it for one film? Is it two? Is it Suicide Squad-associated? Does he wish to deal with one thing larger like Superman or a Batman villain? To this point, Gunn himself isn’t saying, however his monitor document has greater than made it apparent no matter he’s obtained up his sleeve, it’s value getting enthusiastic about.

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