GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Director James Gunn Isn't Interested In Helming A STAR WARS Movie

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Director James Gunn Isn't Interested In Helming A STAR WARS Movie

After the mixed response to The Rise of Skywalker, the big screen future of the Star Wars franchise is uncertain, but we can forget about director James Gunn making the leap from the MCU to another Galaxy!

After briefly being fired by Disney for past comments which resurfaced on social media, Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn made the leap to the DC Extended Universe to take the helm of The Suicide Squad for Warner Bros. Once work on that has finished, the filmmaker will return to the Marvel Cinematic Universe for Vol. 3, but what about beyond that?
 
Well, another Suicide Squad movie or even Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 4 are probably very likely possibilities, but we can now discount the possibility of Gunn working on a Star Wars movie.
 
During a recent Instagram Q&A, the director was asked if he was interested in working in a Galaxy Far, Far Away, and it doesn't sound like that's a universe he's keen to explore. "No it doesn't really interest me as a filmmaker," he admitted. "I can't think of any franchises I'd want to join other than the ones I'm already a part of."
 
In other words, it sounds like Gunn is more than happy with working on Marvel and DC Comics movies, something it would be hard for any comic book loving director to complain about! 
 
It's also not hard to blame Gunn for wanting to avoid the apparent backlash which comes with working on a Star Wars movie; both J.J. Abrams and Rian Johnson have been targeted by fans for disappointing them, while it's no secret that Gareth Evans (Rogue One) and Phil Lord and Christopher Miller (Solo) struggled working with Lucasfilm. 
 
What would you guys like to see from Gunn once he's done with The Suicide Squad and Vol. 3?
 
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