The director James Gunn is working on one or more secret DC projects for Discovery of Warner Bros. According to recent reports, the director and screenwriter behind movies like ‘The Suicide Squad’ and the hit TV series hbo max “Peacemaker” is looking to expand its number of projects made with DC intellectual properties.
Gunn and the producer of »Shazam! », Saffron Stone, are in talks with Warner Bros. to work on a new film, in which Gunn will direct. While there are no official comments or announcements from Warner, rumors have spread within the company that various intellectual changes are in the works for the new project.
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Premiering in early 2022, the ‘Peacemaker’ series picked up the events of ‘The Suicide Squad’. Through eight episodes, we could see John Cena reprises his role as Christopher Smith, better known as the Peacemaker, joining an undercover group known as ARGUS Due to its huge success, HBO Max has already ordered a second season of ‘Peacemaker,’ starring Gunn back as director and screenwriter.
Alongside “Peacemaker” Season 2 and those mysterious new DC projects, Gunn is currently working on two other DC series that he says are in “various stages of development.” While details on the other two TV series are unknown, it is said that one will either focus on ARGUS or Amanda Waller, a character played by Viola Davis.
Although these are only rumors at the moment, James Gunn himself has commented: “There are many stories about what is going on and some of them are accurate, some are not. »
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The director has already made a name for himself in superhero productions, because beyond his recent collaboration with DC, he was also key to the success of ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ from wonder. Currently in production, “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3,” which is slated to hit theaters on May 5, 2023, and “The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special,” which premieres in December on Disney+.
Gunn has already confirmed that the third installment of “Guardians of the Galaxy” will mark the end of this superhero team, and will be his last contribution to the franchise after 10 years.