'Guardians of the Galaxy' actors respond to James Gunn firing

Angelo Anderson
July 23, 2018

The actress took to Twitter in support of James Gunn after he was sacked old tweets touching on subjects like rape and pedophilia.

Marvel Studios has yet to name a replacement for James Gunn as Guardians of the Galaxy 3 is supposed to start filming at the start of next year for its 2020 release date.

Chris Pratt and Zoe Saldana have both spoken out on Twitter following the firing of Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn.

"Really, it was two men who were the most comforting to me in saying, 'You'll be safe, you'll be OK, '" Blair told The Hollywood Reporter in February.

The actress and Gunn are very close, and in a Vanity Fair profile, she said he supported her when she spoke out about her own sexual assault story. You propped me up when I was in a scary place, and guided me towards the decent and right thing to do. The Grey director Joe Carnahan and Ant-Man and the Wasp star David Dastmalchian also shared and signed the James Gunn petition. "This man is one of the good ones". Selma Blair refers to Gunn as "one of the good ones" in her tweet.

Following Selma Blair's decision to detail her experience with James Toback, James Gunn praised her on Facebook saying, "For my money, Selma Blair is a hero". I know she in no way WANTED to have to come forward with this story, but she still did it.

"Guardians of the Galaxy" actor Sean Gunn came to the defense of his brother, "Guardians" director James Gunn, in a series of tweets Friday and Saturday.

Guardians of the Galaxy star Dave Bautista is continuing his defense of the recently-ousted James Gunn taking to Twitter earlier today to share additional thoughts on the scenario, hinting that the firing coudl set a unsafe precedent. The filmmaker has since deleted his Twitter account.

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