‘Guardians Of The Galaxy’ Director James Gunn Debunks Claim That He’s Unfamiliar With Nova

Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn dispelled the notion that he is unfamiliar with the character Nova.

In Marvel comics, Nova is a member of the intergalactic police force known as the Nova Corps and he has crossed paths with the Guardians of the Galaxy before. With many long-time heroes having made their last bow in Avengers: Endgame, Nova is a frequently mentioned name when fans discuss potential newcomers to the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

In fact, many fans consider the Guardians of the Galaxy films to be the ideal film series for Nova’s debut, but it appears one fan is unsure if James Gunn is knowledgable enough when it comes to the character. On Twitter, one fan asked if there was any truth to a rumor suggesting James Gunn doesn’t know anything about Nova. In response, James Gunn debunked the claim and note that he was likely to read 75% of the Nova comics in existence.

Check out the post below to read the full comment on Nova from Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn.

Do you want to see Nova join the Marvel Cinematic Universe? Should Nova debut in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 or a standalone movie? Let us know in the comments!

Production on Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 was scheduled to begin early this year, but James Gunn’s firing and subsequent re-hiring by Disney caused the project to be delayed. Now, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 will move forward after James Gunn completes work on The Suicide Squad for Warner Bros. and DC.

Details on the third chapter of James Gunn’s Guardians of the Galaxy trilogy are currently unknown, though the film will likely explore the ramifications of the universe-changing events in Avengers: Endgame. The film is also set to be the final outing for this current iteration of the Guardians of the Galaxy.

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 for the latest news regarding James Gunn’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 and Nova!

Source: James Gunn

DC Universe Debuts ‘Doom Patrol’ Character Posters

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Doom PatrolAlong with the premiere of the first teaser for Doom Patrol, DC Universe also debuted a collection of character posters for each of the members of perhaps the strangest team of characters to be adapted in live-action form for DC Comics.

In particular, these new character posters highlight Timothy Dalton's The Chief, Diane Guerrero's Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade's Cyborg, April Bowlby's Elasti-Woman, Matt Bomer's Negative Man and Brendan Fraser's Robotman. These posters each follow unique designs that reflect the nature of each character and tease unique personalities amongst the group as well.

You can start the gallery of new posters by clicking "Next".

Which of these Doom Patrol posters is your favorite? Are you excited to see what the cast brings to these roles? Sound off in the comments below, and be sure to continue following Heroic Hollywood for all the latest news in the DC Universe.

Doom Patrol is a reimagining of one of DC’s strangest group of outcast Super Heroes which includes: Matt Bomer as Larry Trainor/Negative Man, Brendan Fraser as Cliff Steele/Robotman, April Bowlby as Elasti-Woman, Diane Guerrero as Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade as Victor Stone/Cyborg and Timothy Dalton as Dr. Niles Caulder/The Chief.

Here is the synopsis for the show:

“Doom Patrol will find the reluctant heroes in a place they never expected to be, called to action by Cyborg, who comes to them with a mission hard to refuse, but with a warning that is hard to ignore: their lives will never, ever be the same.”

Doom Patrol will premiere on February 15, 2019 exclusively on DC Universe.

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