Well, that is awkward… After initially forcing Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn to step down, Marvel reps are confirming that he’ll certainly be rejoining the fray. If you may recall, Gunn was compelled to vacate his seat when Internet hounds found a bunch of controversial Tweets assigned to his title.

James Gunn Rehired As "Guardians Of The Galaxy 3" Director

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Dave Batista for one was displeased with the choice. The actor who’s performed “Drax The Destroyer” in all two movies, and hopefully the third, threatened to depart the franchise if the studio did not reverse their choice. His ideas had been echoed by co-star Chris Pratt who later posted, “There is little due course of within the court docket of public opinion,” in an open letter he on his Instagram.

According to the reps concerned within the course of, the choice to reinstate Gunn in his rightful chair got here all the way down to a heartfelt apology that was issued immediately in particular person. Walt Disney Studios boss Alan Horn was impressed with the wording of his apology, but additionally the style during which he dealt with himself in subsequent conferences.

Both sides agreed that Gunn’s remarks had been “indefensible” paving the way in which for a reconciliation course of that took a number of months to set in stone. Guardians Of The Galaxy three will go forward as deliberate, as will Suicide Squad 2, additionally directed by James Gunn.