James Gunn is an American director, screenwriter, and producer. He is best known for his work on Slither, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 1, and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, as well as his contributions to the Marvel Cinematic Universe since 2013. He will write and direct The Suicide Squad.
- Gunn was set to direct Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 for Disney until a number of controversial tweets from Gunn's twitter account resurfaced regarding pedophilia, child abuse, and rape from 2008 to 2012 that he then tried to delete once they had resurfaced. Gunn had since been fired from the project and payed out of his contract with Disney and the Marvel Cinematic/Cosmic Universe.
- However as of March 15, 2019 Gunn was reinstated to direct the third installment for Disney. Making Gunn the first director activley directing two comic book movies set in a shared cinematic universe for rival companies.