James Gunn will not direct Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 3, although that has not stopped fans from spending money to rent a billboard near Disneyland in Garden Grove, California, sharing their support of the director.
A group of fans who organized online shortly after Disney fired James Gunn as director of # GuardianesdeGalaxy3 created a website, //t.co/jhfxrOLu0t, and paid a company $ 4,000 to run the digital billboard, which will be available until November 25 //t.co/yIn0kZWBzx
– Hollywood Reporter (@THR) October 30, 2018
The money for the bill was raised on a GoFundMe page, which aimed to win $ 12,000 to pay billboards near several Disney parks, with the campaign currently around $ 4,700.
Earlier this summer, Gunn was fired as director of the film after a group of far-right bloggers delved into his social media story and brought comments the filmmaker made about rape and pedophilia to the surface. Even though these comments were published before Gunn was hired by Disney and
Although most project contributors know that a billboard will not hire the director again, the sponsors hope the signs remind Gunn of the support he has for Marvel fans.
"We really love Gunn as the creator and the man with whom we have seen him mature," Giuseppe said.
In spite of the Guardians of the Galaxy The movies are a labor of love for Gunn, he is not sitting and waiting for Disney to change his mind. Recent reports claim that the filmmaker is writing, and could direct, Suicide Squad 2.
Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 3 It was scheduled to hit theaters in 2020, although numerous delays have led to reports that the project will not be released until 2021. According to reports, Marvel Studios will still use the script written by Gunn, but has not yet officially named which director will take on the project
Stay tuned for details about the future of Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 3.
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