James Gunn Reflects on Fan’s Tweet About Casting Wonderful Actors in DC Movies
James Gunn has responded to a tweet from a fan who hopes Marvel actors won’t follow the director to DCU.
The suicide squad The creator and Peter Safran are the new bosses of the DC Universe and it’s already caused quite a stir.
Gunn, 56, who also served as a director on Guardians of the Galaxy is best known for having a close relationship with the actors he works with, and some fans suggest he shouldn’t bring Marvel actors into new DC movies.
A Twitter user mentioned Gunn in a tweet asking him not to “encourage” his Guardians cast to “follow” him to DCU suggesting to “find new actors who can create brilliant characters and forge new memories for the audience.”
Gunn quickly responded to the tweet to clarify and provide details regarding the casting process for the films he is working on.
“In the early stages, our story will focus on a previous ‘We have hundreds of roles to cast. As I always have, some will be brand new faces, some will be actors I’ve worked with before, and some will be actors I’ve never worked with,” Gunn tweeted.
“What matters most is that the actor fits the role and is easy to work with.” he wrote.
Previously, in December 2022, Gunn said on social media that Superman was “a huge priority” in the new era of the DC Universe.
In addition to this news, he also announced that Henry Cavill will not be returning as the Steel man as they were writing a movie with a younger version of the superhero part of by Superman life, so the character will not be played by Henry Cavill,” he tweeted.
“But we’ve just had a great meeting with Henry and we’re huge fans and we’ve talked about a number of exciting possibilities of working together in the future.” he added.
Gunn also teased that by the end of the month he’ll be announcing some of the slate for DC to come.