It seems James Gunn’s 2019 keeps getting better and better! Disney has officially recognized him as an executive producer on Avengers: Endgame.
As the release date for Avengers: Endgame approaches, we start getting more and juicier details for it. The newest bit of information we learned is that Guardians Of The Galaxy and The Suicide Squad director James Gunn is getting officially credited as an executive producer on Avengers: Endgame.
The Russo Brothers and James Gunn already worked together to bring Peter Quill and the other Guardians of the Galaxy to Avengers: Infinity War so these characters would be portrayed in the best way possible. James Gunn was credited as an executive producer for Avengers: Infinity War back then. Since Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame were shot back-to-back, it makes sense that James Gunn would also appear here as a collaborator as well.
It seems that Disney took James Gunn off from the film’s credits as part of his removal of anything related to Marvel Studios after they sacked him for some offensive tweets that he made years ago. This decision enraged fans and was seen as an incorrect move by Disney and Marvel since James Gunn took the mostly unknown Guardians of the Galaxy and made them a recognizable and profitable franchise for the entertainment giant. Disney went back on their decision recently and rehired James Gunn as director for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, which makes his appointment as executive producer for Avengers: Endgame even sweeter.
James Gunn had completed his script for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 and production was scheduled to begin early this year. However, the project was put on hold following the decision to remove James Gunn as the director of the final chapter in the trilogy, though Disney and Marvel Studios reportedly intended to use his script. Now, production on the third Guardians film will begin after James Gunn directs The Suicide Squad for Warners.
How do you think James Gunn’s influence will affect the overall tone of Avengers: Endgame? Sound off in the comment section down below!
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 is expected to star Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Karen Gillan, Pom Klementieff, Elizabeth Debicki, and Sean Gunn.
Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood as we learn more from everything related to James Gunn, Avengers: Endgame and the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe!
Top Actors To Replace Ben Affleck In Matt Reeves’ ‘The Batman’
Ben Affleck is officially out as Batman and it's a pretty sad day.
Words cannot describe how sad I am to see Ben Affleck announce that he's no longer Batman. His Batman is why I do what I do. In Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, I fell in love with his comic book-accurate interpretation of the Caped Crusader. It was a breath of fresh air and it felt like we finally had the one true Batman.
Three years have quickly sped by and we're officially going to receive a new Batman for his next movie. Last night, Ben Affleck announced that he will not return as the Dark Knight in Matt Reeves' The Batman and now everyone's attention has moved towards wanting to know who the next Bruce Wayne will be. Matt Reeves is said to want an actor that's around 20 years younger than Affleck while Warner Bros. wants someone older. My guess is that Reeves wants a fresh start while the studio wants an older actor for crossover potential.
In this list, I will discuss the actors I think can replace Ben Affleck as Batman using the parameters that Matt Reeves and Warner Bros. want. Hit Next to see our picks to play the Batman.
Michael Fassbender is an X-Men alum and no stranger to comic book franchises. The actor has shown multiple levels of range and could definitely handle the Batman/Bruce Wayne personality. If they go with the older range for the next Dark Knight, then Fassbender is probably one of the best choices to take over the role.
Ben Barnes is out of a job after The Punisher season 2 and he's one of the best actors in that series. The second season tied up Barnes' arc on The Punisher and the actor has already told us that that he'd love to play the Caped Crusader. Barnes definitely has the pretty boy look going on for him and I wonder what his take on Bruce Wayne could be.
I've said this before and I'll say it again: Ryan Gosling needs to star in a superhero movie. I've always thought Gosling would make a great Batman. Every role that he's done has shown us his capability and he could crush it as Bruce Wayne.
Jon Hamm is my top choice for an older Batman. If Warner Bros. wants to cast an older actor for crossover potential, Jon Hamm is the studio's best bet. He has a similar look to Ben Affleck, and c'mon, the guy's look just screams Bruce Wayne.
Armie Hammer is 32 years old and was cast as the Caped Crusader in George Miller's Justice League: Mortal. That film will never see the light of day, but that doesn’t mean that Hammer doesn't deserve a second shot at being the Batman. He's charming, broody and will probably give his all for this role. Armie Hammer is a great option because he's young enough for Matt Reeves and Warner Bros. could work in a way for him to crossover with the rest of the DC Extended Universe.
Game of Thrones alum Richard Madden is my top choice to replace Ben Affleck as Batman. The actor is young, has the look and definitely has the acting chops to play the duality of Batman and Bruce Wayne. Madden just won the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Television series for the BBC drama Bodyguard, so Warner Bros. may want to quickly snatch him up.