James Gunn opens up about ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ firing

James Gunn is back on top of the moviemaking world these days, calling shots on nine-figure blockbusters at both of Hollywood’s powerhouse comic book studios. In August, the writer-director-producer will release DC’s highly anticipated ensemble "The Suicide Squad;" he also and just wrapped production on its HBO Max spin-off "Peacemaker." Later this year, he’ll roll cameras on Marvel’s "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3." It’s hard to believe that three years ago — to the month — Gunn’s career appeared on the verge of cancellation.

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