James Gunn Shows Off Stan Lee-Themed Birthday Present From Marvel Studios Executives

James Gunn shared a photo of the Stan Lee-themed birthday gift he received from Marvel Studios executives.

Earlier this month, James Gunn celebrated his 53rd birthday and the filmmaker received a King Shark-themed cake from the team at the production offices of The Suicide Squad. Now, James Gunn has taken to his official Instagram account to share the Stan Lee-themed gift he was given by the executives at Marvel Studios.

As James Gunn explains in the caption included with the photo, Marvel Studios executives, including Kevin Feige, gifted him with a Hot Toys figure of Stan Lee as the informant to the Watchers in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. In a heartfelt message of gratitude to the Marvel Studios executives, James Gunn said that he can now remember what he describes as one of his favorite days on set whenever he passes by the Stan Lee figure.

Check out the post below to see James Gunn’s photo of the Stan Lee figure.

What do you think of James Gunn’s Stan Lee gift? Where does Stan Lee’s role in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 rank on the list of his cameos? Let us know below!

While production on Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 was scheduled to begin early this year, the project was put on hold following the decision to remove Gunn as the director of the final chapter in the trilogy. Now, James Gunn will begin production on the third Guardians of the Galaxy film after completing work on The Suicide Squad for Warner Bros. and DC. Details on the third and final 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.

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 updates on James Gunn’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.

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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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