James Gunn

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American writer, actor and filmmaker

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According to Wikipedia, James Francis Gunn Jr. is an American filmmaker and studio executive. He began his career as a screenwriter in the mid-1990s, starting at Troma Entertainment with Tromeo and Juliet . He then began working as a director, starting with the horror-comedy film Slither , and moving to the superhero genre with Super , Guardians of the Galaxy , Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 , The Suicide Squad , and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 . In 2022, Warner Bros. Discovery hired Gunn and Peter Safran to become co-chairmen and co-CEOs of DC Studios. Under DC Studios, Gunn will co-produce and executive produce every film and television series under the upcoming DC Universe media franchise alongside Safran, which will act as a soft-reboot of the DC Extended Universe . He will also continue to write and direct various projects set in the DCU, including the upcoming film Superman: Legacy .

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