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‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ star Dave Bautista responds to Disney firing James Gunn

Dave Bautista and Chris Pratt in 'Avengers: Infinity War.'Image: marvel/disney Guardians of the Galaxy actors have responded to Disney’s decision to fire series director James Gunn on Friday. The firing came after conservative personalities online resurfaced old tweets in which Gunn joked about pedophilia and molestation. Gunn himself apologized Thursday night in a series of tweets, and again Friday with an official statement after the firing went public. SEE ALSO: At Comic-Con, mixed feelings on James Gunn’s firing from ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3’ Of the core cast, only…

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James Gunn fired as ‘Guardians of the Galaxy 3’ director following resurfaced old tweets

Image: Invision/AP/REX/Shutterstock Updated 5:12 p.m. EST with Gunn’s statement. Guardians of the Galaxy franchise director James Gunn has been fired in light of tweets from his past, THR reported Friday afternoon.  “The offensive attitudes and statements discovered on James’ Twitter feed are indefensible and inconsistent with our studio’s values, and we have severed our business relationship with him,” said Walt Disney Studios chairman Alan Horn in a statement to The Hollywood Reporter.  Though the statement does not specify the contents of Gunn’s tweets, other users have screenshots that may point…

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Mark Hamill tweets ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ director about a part in next movie

Everyone's favourite Jedi may just have bagged a role in the next 'Guardians of the Galaxy' instalment.Image: Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for JumpLine Usually, decisions about who gets cast in a film take place behind the scenes. Obviously there are rumours and reports that circulate, but for the most part the whole process is done behind closed doors. SEE ALSO: 14 times Mark Hamill’s Twitter game was quite simply out of this world Not always, though. This is 2018, after all, pretty much everyone is on social media, and speaking to…

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