James Gunn, who was fired from helming the third installment of ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’, is now in conferences to direct the second ‘Suicide Squad’ film. It is a follow-up to the Warner Bros. 2016 hit movie that featured DC Comics anti-heroes in the lead.
As per the Hollywood Reporter, The film is not only unexpected, as Gunn was earlier writing the script for the sequel, which Warner Bros. set aside for an August 2021 release.
The news, however, assures the fact that the ‘Suicide Squad’ film will be his upcoming directorial effort.
Disney had thrown out Gunn from his Marvel franchise in July following the reappearing of old tweets from 2008 and 2009 in which he passed insensitive and controversial jokes.
The film, however, is not being defined as a sequel, but relatively, a relaunch. According to some sources, that Gunn’s target is to take the franchise in a new direction with an essentially all-new cast of characters and actors. Experts also say that the project is also highly much rooted in Gunn’s vibe, as seen in the ‘Guardians’ films.
Peter Safran and Charles Roven will make the film with Zack Snyder and Deborah Snyder acting as executive producers.