He may not return to direct Guardians of the Galaxy 3 – he was fired last year due to some questionable tweets from 2008 – but James Gunn’s presence will still be keenly felt in the cosmic threequel. That’s because, as Chris Pratt confirms, his script is still attached to the project, which will still be brought to the big screen whenever Marvel decides to start production.Speaking to MTV News, star (and Star-Lord) Chris Pratt has, for the first time, addressed using James Gunn’s script for Guardians 3, describing it as “Off the chain. It’s so good.”But, despite its supposed quality – it has apparently made people quite emotional – it’s still a bittersweet opportunity for Pratt and the rest of the cast and crew to take it forward without Gunn. The director, who helmed both Guardians of the Galaxy and Guardians of the Galaxy 2, still carries a great deal of respect within MCU circles, and that is reflected in … [Read more...] about Guardians of the Galaxy 3 is using James Gunn’s script – but it sounds like he won’t be returning to direct
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Deadpool 2 was bound to be flying a little close to the sun when it comes to matters of taste. Dick jokes, gratuitous nudity and OTT violence are all fair game when it comes to the Merc with a Mouth. Except it went too far this time. One of Deadpool 2’s post-credits scene had to be cut for making test audiences uncomfortable. Read on to find out what it was – and details of the movie’s other post-credits scenes. Spoilers follow.Have the easily-offended left the room? Good. Be sure to tell them what happens, anyways.Deadpool 2 was originally slated to have five post-credits scenes, matching Guardians of the Galaxy 2 for sheer amounts of content after the credits have finished rolling. However, one has been left on the cutting room for good reason. Two words: Baby. Hitler.The description, via MCU Cosmic, says all that needs to be said, really: ‘Deadpool in a newborn ward. Standing next to A Hitler. He goes back and forth on doing it. A baby cries and he says … [Read more...] about Deadpool 2 cut a post-credits scene for being too shocking (even for an R-Rated movie)
Marvel Studios’s never-ending plan to fill every theatre with a MCU movie from now until the end of time is gathering pace. Seven new (as-yet-untitled) movies are in the works from 2020 until 2022 which has got us thinking: What could they be, and how does that affect, y’know, everything going forward? First up, the nitty-gritty. Deadline has reported the released dates of Marvel’s magnificent seven. They are as follows: · July 31, 2020 · May 7, 2021 · July 30, 2021 · November 5, 2021 · February 18, 2022 · May 6, 2022 · July 29, 2022 Interestingly, 2020 has only one Marvel movie listed. It’s a safe bet that the other two Phase 4 flicks will still hit on May 1 and November 6 respectively as in their previously-announced schedule up until 2020. It’s easier to play fan-fiction with these dates, so … [Read more...] about Guardians 3? Avengers 5? Marvel Studios announce seven untitled MCU movies up to 2022 – so, what could they be?
Get ready to shed a tear. The Groot (Vin Diesel) you know in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 isn't the one you came to love in the first movie. As it turns out, the original Groot is actually dead. Furthermore, there will be no resurrection of the character.James Gunn, director of both Guardians of the Galaxy movies, made the revelation during a joking Twitter exchange with a reporter about which was better--Groot or porgs from Star Wars: The Last Jedi. "First Groot is dead," he wrote. "Baby Groot is his son."First Groot is dead. Baby Groot is his son. — James Gunn (@JamesGunn) February 27, 2018This little bit of information sent Guardians fans into a tailspin of grief. Suddenly, tweets began pouring in as Gunn's followers were overcome with emotion.However, as Gunn points out, this isn't the first time he's let the world know about the original Groot's fate. "The internet is like Groundhog Day every time I point out first Groot died. Baby Groot has a different personality, a … [Read more...] about Guardians Of The Galaxy Director Declares Groot Is Dead (Again), The Internet Freaks Out (Again)
Marvel and Star Wars are such huge franchises that it's inevitable that they share some of the same actors. Samuel L. Jackson and Andy Serkis have had notable roles in both series, and they might soon be joined by Luke Skywalker himself--Mark Hamill. Hamill was drawn into a conversation on Twitter with Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn about potentially appearing in the next film in Marvel's sci-fi series.It all started with a tweet from a fan @ianfee, who asked Gunn if he would cast Hamill in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3. Gunn replied by commenting that Hamill lived nearby in Malibu, and he could "just come over and talk about it over a cup of coffee."At this point Hamill himself entered the conversation and told Gunn that "as a good neighbor and an unemployed actor" he would love to pop over for a coffee and a chat. The exchange ended with Gunn saying "let's do it" and Hamill asking him to DM him for his contact details if he was "serious and a good neighbor."I would be … [Read more...] about Mark Hamill Might Have Just Landed Himself A Role in Guardians Of The Galaxy 3