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Chris Pratt Was Championed For Guardians Of The Galaxy By A Surprising Supporter Outside Marvel Studios

In hindsight, Chris Pratt was the obvious choice for Peter Quill aka Star-Lord, the brash, earnestly goofy leader of the Guardians of the Galaxy. It’s almost impossible to see anybody else in the role at this point, but it’s easy to forget that he was far from the obvious superhero choice when James Gunn was […]

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James Gunn Hypes A Very Special Character Debut In The Guardians Of The Galaxy Holiday Special

The man who brought Howard the Duck and Cosmo the Spacedog into the Marvel Cinematic Universe is now hyping another character introduction in “The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special” — though he won’t say who it is just yet. James Gunn directed the first two “Guardians of the Galaxy” movies, hopped over to the […]

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Superhero Bits: Black Widow’s Effect On Talent Deals, Guardians Of The Galaxy Video Game Reactions & More

(Superhero Bits is a collection of stories, updates, and videos about anything and everything inspired by the comics of Marvel, DC, and more. For comic book movies, TV shows, merchandise, events, and whatever catches our eye, this is the place to find anything that falls through the cracks.)In this edition of Superhero Bits:The “Black Widow” […]

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Marvel Studios Creative Exec Jonathan Schwartz On Shang-Chi, Secret Invasion, And Planning The MCU

Before becoming a full-fledged producer on Marvel Studios’ “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings,” Jonathan Schwartz worked as Kevin Feige’s assistant before quickly rising up the ranks to creative executive in time for “The Avengers” in 2012. He went on to co-produce the first “Guardians of the Galaxy,” executive produce “Guardians of the Galaxy […]

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Superhero Bits: Marvel Cooks Up Gingerbread Funko POPs, John Leguizamo Is Becoming PhenomX & More

(Superhero Bits is a collection of stories, updates, and videos about anything and everything inspired by the comics of Marvel, DC, and more. For comic book movies, TV shows, merchandise, events, and whatever catches our eye, this is the place to find anything that falls through the cracks.)In this edition of Superhero Bits:Want to add […]

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‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Video Game Sneak Peek: Drax Flirts with Monster Collector Lady Hellbender

In case you didn’t hear, there’s a Guardians of the Galaxy video game coming this fall. However, much like Marvel’s Avengers, this new game doesn’t have any basis in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Thankfully, unlike Marvel’s Avengers, this game actually doesn’t look half-bad. The announcement trailer showcased some exciting gameplay, and now a new Guardians […]

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‘The Suicide Squad’ Is a Surprising Response to Latin American History — and America’s Messy Relationship to It

This article includes spoilers about the plot of “The Suicide Squad.”On the surface, “The Suicide Squad” is not a movie with geopolitics on its mind. Writer/director James Gunn’s hard-r supervillain romp is a loud, bloody, men-on-a-mission riff that owes more to Sam Peckinpah and Gunn’s own zany “Guardians of the Galaxy” than anything with complex […]

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James Gunn on ‘The Suicide Squad’s’ Politics, Getting ‘Fired’ by Disney and Why He Doesn’t Care About Streaming

Spoiler Warning: Do not read if you have not seen “The Suicide Squad,” currently playing in theaters and streaming on HBO Max.For anyone familiar with James Gunn’s career, his DC comics adaptation “The Suicide Squad” is arguably the most James Gunn movie he’s ever made. Like his Marvel Studios’ films — 2014’s “Guardians of the […]

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James Gunn is Considering More DC Comics Projects After ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3’

The Suicide Squad is in theaters (and on HBO Max) right now, and it sounds like another home run for director James Gunn. Even before the movie opened, the Guardians of the Galaxy filmmaker was working on a TV series spin-off featuring John Cena‘s sociopathic, hyper-violent Captain America-type character Peacemaker. But it sounds like Gunn […]

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