James Gunn, Co-CEO of DC Studios, is an American filmmaker and studio executive who is currently working on multiple projects. One of these endeavors is the much-anticipated Superman: Legacy film, which has generated many headlines due to its casting of David Corenswet as Superman, which indicates the end of Tyler Hoechlin’s run as the fan-favorite character. Gunn has taken to social media to reject rumors about his upcoming movies and let the public know what’s fact and what’s just fiction.
What did James Gunn say about ‘Superman: Legacy’ rumors?
Gunn’s first production as co-leader of DC Studios with Peter Safran is a Superman feature. Gunn recently announced that Green Lantern Guy Gardner, Hawkgirl, and Mister Terrific would be featured in the plot. About this decision, the director simply stated, “They fit the story I’m telling. Story always comes first/”Aside from these major characters, the introduction of three new characters was recently announced in Superman: Legacy, with fans speculating that this move was pushed on Gunn by Warner Bros. Discovery CEO David Zaslav in order to attract possible purchasers. When James Gunn saw the rumor, he rejected it, saying on Threads, “Of course not.”
What did Gunn say about a possible live-action film?
Over the weekend, DC revealed that a Justice League animated film based on Crisis on Infinite Earths would is scheduled for 2024. Many speculated that this could be the basis for a possible live-action feature by Gunn. When one Threads user linked an article talking about this rumor and tagged James, the director deflected the report with a simple, “No.”