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Bautista Will Ask For Release From Contract If Original James Gunn Script Is Not Used

If there is one cast member of Guardians of the Galaxy that the firing of James Gunn is hitting hard, it’s Dave Bautista. The actor behind Drax the Destroyer has been very vocal about his feelings surrounding Gunn being let go from Disney, which came as a result after old tweets of his were resurfaced. I do urge those reading this article to not automatically jump to anger, as it’s easy to do so in this situation. There are many different factors and every cast member is entitled to their feelings in regards to a man they’ve worked with for
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Bautista Unhappy With Disney? Actor Speaks Out On James Gunn Firing

A little over two weeks ago Disney made the decision to cut ties with director James Gunn after some graphic tweets were uncovered.  The tweets were made several years ago and James claims he made the tweets jokingly but now admits now they were inappropriate. Disney did not waste any time severing their relationship with him and thus forcing the studio to look for a new director for its upcoming third entry in the Guardians of the Galaxy franchise. According to Variety, Disney has no plans to rehire Gunn despite a petition from fans, cast members and friends of the director. One
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Disney’s Decision is Final; James Gunn Will Not be Rehired

This past week or so has been crazy. First, James Gunn was fired due to inappropriate tweets from ten years ago resurfacing, then rumors circulating that Disney was considering hiring Gunn back. These tweets in question include very inappropriate jokes; jokes that Gunn has seemed to apologize for both currently and when he was originally hired to direct the first Guardians of the Galaxy. This was a massive blow to the MCU community and has divided fans, between those who are saying to keep Gunn away and those who urge people to remember that this was over a decade ago
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Report: Disney Considering Reinstatement for James Gunn

Yesterday the cast of Guardians of the Galaxy made a statement on Twitter regarding the firing of James Gunn last week. James was fired over a week ago after tweets the director made were brought to the publics attention. The tweets were from years ago but included comments referring to rape and pedophilia, this led Disney to act fast and let the director go. Many of the cast members, other actors, directors and journalists came out in defense of James. There was even a petition created to have James reinstated which has over 350,000 signatures. This week actress Selma Blair quit Twitter over the
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Dave Bautista Cast in ‘My Spy’

Guardians of the Galaxy star Dave Bautista has landed his next starring movie role in the upcoming action-comedy My Spy. In My Spy, Bautista will play a “hardened CIA operative who finds himself at the mercy of a precocious 9-year-old girl, having been sent undercover to surveil her family,” according to THR. This will be a STX films production and will  be directed by Peter Segal. Segal is no stranger to comedy as he has directed Tommy Boy, Anger Management, The Tommy Boy, The Longest Yard, and Grudge Match as well as Get Smart and Fifty First Dates. Bautista, who is best
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Hot Take: Should James Gunn Be Reinstated?

Disclaimer: This article is solely the responsibility of the author and in no way reflects the opinions of GeekVibesNation or their other contributors or sponsors. When James Gunn was released from his contract at Disney and lost his job directing Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol.3 I initially thought, that’s a shame. Whatever he said must have been bad and moved on. I have since read some of them and they ARE bad, not funny and indefensible.They also happened seven to ten years ago. I realize there is no statute of limitations on free speech but it is certainly true that
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Guardians on a United Front Regarding Gunn’s Firing

It’s often said that when actors and actresses work together for long amounts of time, that they become family to one another. There’s no better example of this than the letter of support of James Gunn that the cast of The Guardians of The Galaxy put out today. Signed by Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Bradley Cooper, Pom Klementieff, Vin Diesel, Karen Gillian, Michael Rooker, and James’ brother, Sean Gunn, the letter was posted by most of the cast’s social media pages with a message of support to Gunn. If you please, read the statement written and signed by
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