Breaking news tonight: The Wrap has exclusively revealed that James Gunn is in talks with Warner Bros. to write and direct Suicide Squad 2.
Gunn was unceremoniously fired by Disney earlier this year after comments made on Twitter years ago resurfaced in the press. At the time the Guardians of the Galaxy director was fiercely defended by colleagues and fans held hope the studio would overturn their decision.
Now it seems the acclaimed writer-director may be jumping over to the competition. It seems Warner Bros. has moved on from the script written by Gavin O’Connor and is moving in a new direction.
More on this story as it develops…