James Gunn Allegedly Marvel's Choice to Direct 'Guardians of the Galaxy'


James Gunn


Words are, the studio is in talks with the 'Super' helmer who is known for his sensibility and ability 'to mix comedy elements with action and horror.'

Marvel Studios may be close to lock a director for "Guardians of the Galaxy". James Gunn is said to be in talks with the studio to tackle the helming duty for the upcoming superhero intergalactic space movie.

According to The Hollywood Reporter which first reported the news, the studio is attracted to Gunn's "sensibility and his ability to mix comedy elements with action and horror." Another filmmaker Joss Whedon shows the same quality in Marvel's recent blockbuster "The Avengers".

Though Marvel has landed its choice in Gunn, it reportedly also lists Peyton Reed and director duo Ryan Fleck and Anna Boden in the mix of possible helmers if the negotiations with the "Slither" and "Super" director do not lead to a deal. The company, however, declines request for comment on the issue.

"Guardians of the Galaxy" is a far-future story revolving around a group of alien beings - each the last of their kind - who eventually travel back in time to protect the earth from alien invasion. Chris McCoy is hired to rewrite the script. The action sci-fi movie is scheduled for an August 1, 2014 U.S. release, but no actor has been cast as of now.

© AceShowbiz.com


MORE FROM NEWS

Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

   

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Kylie Jenner Goes Makeup Free During a Day Out With Tyga
  2. Report: Michael Strahan Begging to Return to 'Live! with Kelly' After Feud With 'GMA' Co-Host
  3. Pregnant Again? Blac Chyna Sports Suspicious Bump While Stepping Out With Another Man
  4. Beyonce's Ex Manager Reveals How the Singer Is Trying to Save Her Marriage to Jay-Z
  5. Madonna's Malawi Twins' Father Says He Didn't Realize the Adoption Was Permanent
  6. Stella Maxwell Shows Off Her Pert Derriere in Cheeky Hotpants
  7. Angelina Jolie Finally Breaks Silence on Brad Pitt Split: We Will Always Be a Family
  8. Portia de Rossi 'Livid' Over Ellen DeGeneres Putting Their House on Sale
  9. Report: Blac Chyna Is Trying to Steal Kanye West From Kim Kardashian
  10. Kourtney Kardashian Hugs Mystery Man as Scott Disick Remains MIA

CELEBS PHOTO