Until that final exit is settled, no studio can officially make an overture for his next project. Star-Lord, Gamora, Drax, Rocket, Groot, Nebula and Mantis wouldn't be who they are on the big screen without Gunn's particular sensibilities and style, and it's in Disney's best interest to have the next film maintain the tonal continuity - even if another filmmaker is brought on-board to execute it (admittedly a pretty thankless job). Dave Bautista doesn't want to have any part of that.
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Since Gunn was sacked by Disney in July, he received an outpouring of support from his former Guardians of the Galaxy cast and from industry insiders who disapproved of Disney kowtowing to alt-right demands.
Despite almost a month passing since Disney's firing of James Gunn, the status of the immensely popular Guardians of the Galaxy films remains a mystery. Admittedly though, he apologized for such "edgy" and crude behavior six years ago when he began working for Disney, and has indeed stopped making the type of dark humor he did before Disney hired him-well aware of at least his previous films, if not his social media image. No director is attached.
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Oil rises as US renew sanctions against Iran
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