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‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Director James Gunn Clarifies His Comments on ‘Avengers’ Crossover

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by Britt Hayes December 23, 2014 @ 7:56 PM
Marvel Studios
With Marvel having two wildly popular superhero teams in their film roster, fans are excited for the possibility of a potential ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ and ‘Avengers’ crossover—which is why it was kind of disappointing when James Gunn basically shot that idea down a couple of weeks back. But now the director is speaking out to clarify his comments, and there seems to be some hope for a crossover after all … just maybe not in the way you’re thinking.

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Director James Gunn Wanted to Kill Off Stan Lee

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by Britt Hayes December 22, 2014 @ 9:40 PM
Marvel
Aside from the larger connections in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, there’s one thing that ties every one of their superhero films together, regardless of which studio is behind it: a cameo from comic book creator Stan Lee. Even ‘Big Hero 6’ gave Lee his own cameo in animated form. But James Gunn apparently almost disrupted this long-standing Marvel movie tradition, as the director revealed that he originally planned to kill off Stan Lee for his cameo in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy.’

Comic Strip: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Finishes its Victory Lap as Superman Cleans Up His Act

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by Jacob Hall December 22, 2014 @ 9:48 AM
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ScreenCrush’s Comic Strip is a weekly roundup of the hottest superhero movie/TV news items. From Marvel to DC and points in between, if it pertains to costumed comic book heroes, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. This week...

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Director James Gunn Reveals How ‘The Interview’ Affects His Sequel

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by Britt Hayes December 20, 2014 @ 1:14 PM
Marvel
Things have been pretty intense over the last few weeks, as hackers attacked Sony and threatened terrorist action if the studio released ‘The Interview.’ You may not get to see ‘The Interview’ anytime soon, but we still have plenty of movies to look forward to, like ‘Guardians of the Galaxy 2.’ As director James Gunn reveals, Sony isn’t the only studio impacted by all of this hacking business.

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Director James Gunn Reveals Original “Awesome Mix Vol. 1”

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by Britt Hayes December 18, 2014 @ 5:38 PM
Marvel/Hollywood Records
‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ was such a fun and original film with director James Gunn’s fingerprints all over it, and one of the best, most exciting films of the year. That’s due in part to the wise music choices featured on the soundtrack and Peter Quill/Star-Lord’s mixtape. Gunn previously released “Awesome Mix Vol. 0,” which featured the music he played for the cast on set, and now the director is back with another mixtape: the original version of “Awesome Mix Vol. 1.”

James Gunn Says You Shouldn't Expect the Guardians of the Galaxy and Avengers to Crossover

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by Mike Sampson December 12, 2014 @ 10:19 AM
Marvel
Everyone has assumed that, at some point towards the end of this current Marvel Cinematic Universe, the paths of the Guardians of the Galaxy and Avengers would cross. Yes, one superhero team is busy protecting Earth, and the other occupied in outer space, it makes too much sense to not have them meet up in ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ right? Never mind the “it makes sense” part, we just really want this to happen. Well, we might never happen according to ‘Guardians’ director James Gunn who warns fans about making such assumptions.

'Guardians of the Galaxy 2' Doesn't Have Plans to Include Nova... For Now

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by Britt Hayes November 28, 2014 @ 4:56 PM
Marvel
Back in July, we spoke with Marvel president Kevin Feige about an earlier draft of ‘Guardians of the Galaxy,’ which included the cosmic superhero character Nova. Back then, Feige alluded to the fact that since they had originally intended for the character to appear in the first film, we’d likely see him appear in an upcoming sequel. Which sequel? Well, don’t count on it being ‘Guardians of the Galaxy 2,’ according to director James Gunn, who says he has no current plans to include the character.

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Director James Gunn Calls Shared Movie Universe Model “Flawed”

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by Britt Hayes November 23, 2014 @ 2:08 PM
Marvel
Ever since Marvel created a wildly successful shared movie universe, studios have understandably taken note. But just because the model works for them, doesn’t necessarily mean it can work for every franchise. Universal wants to try the approach with rebooting their classic monsters, and even a new series of Robin Hood films will try its hand at the shared universe idea, with multiple planned films in store if all goes well. ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ director James Gunn finds this approach to be a little overzealous, and took to his Facebook page to express concern with what he calls a “flawed” business model.

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Director James Gunn Reveals “Awesome Mix Vol. 0”

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by Jacob Hall November 19, 2014 @ 2:10 PM
Marvel
Marvel's ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ was one of the most surprising blockbusters of 2014 for a variety of reasons, but one of the most interesting side effects of its success is that it got people all over the world listening to a bunch of catchy songs from the '60s and ‘70s. Yes, Star-Lord's “Awesome Mix Vol. 1” mix tape took the world by storm, even reaching number one on the billboard charts. Considering how much the soundtrack informed the tone of the film, it's not surprising that the movie ended with the reveal of an “Awesome Mix Vol. 2,” which we‘ll surely get to hear in the sequel. Now, director James Gunn has revealed the existence of and “Awesome Mix Vol. 0” playlist.

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Outtake Showcases an Epic Dance-Off Between Good and Evil

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by Matt Singer November 18, 2014 @ 3:14 PM
The whole Marvel Cinematic Universe is based around the fact that the strongest power in the universe are these magical Infinity Stones, gems of incredible power over time and space. When Ronan the Accuser combines an Infinity Stone with his hammer in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy,’ he becomes nigh-invulnerable and almost unbeatable. The only things left to stop him from destroying the universe are the Guardians… and dance moves. Sweet hot funky dance moves.