James Gunn again refutes a rumor that an actor has been cast for his upcoming Superman movie. The DC Studios co-CEO uses his public Twitter account to keep DC fans updated by responding to various reports and rumors that surface. When someone posts inaccurate information about a DC project, Gunn is usually quick to shoot down the rumor. The filmmaker has even promised news about the new DC Universe in the coming weeks. So when a aggregation site shared a rumor that The pillow box star Jacob Elordi and tagged Gunn in the tweet, he naturally responded to put the rumor to rest while also clarifying when news will become available.
“My thoughts are no one has been cast as Superman yet,” James Gunn wrote on Twitter. “Casting, as is almost always the case with me, will happen after the script is done or close to completion, and it’s not. We’ll be announcing a few things in the not too distant future, but Superman’s casting won’t be happen. be one of them.”
My thoughts are that no one has been cast as Superman yet. Casting, as is almost always the case with me, happens after the script is completed or nearing completion, which is not the case. We’ll be announcing a few things before too long, but Superman’s casting won’t be one of them. 🧜♂️ https://t.co/2SGWV2RSI7
— James Gunn (@JamesGunn) January 13, 2023
James Gunn Teases New DC TV Show
James Gunn keeps himself busy in between Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 and oversee DC Studios. Last week, Gunn tweeted the latest update on his work for both the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the DC Universe – which, in addition to his work on Full. 3, including “two big DC Studios meetings” and writing a third of a currently unannounced DC television show. It remains to be seen if this unannounced show is the second The suicide squad spin-off that Gunn has been teasing for the past year, or something else entirely.
“My Day: Wrote 1/3 of an unannounced DC TV show (😃); shot 100 VFX shots, did reference acting for Rocket, and edited Vol 3; and had two major DC Studios get-togethers,” tweet Gunn reads .
James Gunn’s new DC role
James Gunn and Peter Safran are expected to provide creative and financial oversight for upcoming movies and shows inspired by DC’s comics over the next four years. While we’ll have to wait and see exactly what new projects come during the duo’s four-year tenure, fans and even other creatives in the superhero space are sure to be excited to see what’s in store.
“[For them]running DC Studios is a passion project, not just a job,” Warner Bros. CEO David Zaslav explained during the company’s Q3 earnings call for both Marvel and DC. Peter is a prolific producer whose credits include being more DC’s highest-grossing film, Aquarius, as well as the whole Conjure universe, the most successful horror franchise of all time. I couldn’t be happier that they are joining us. And I’m looking forward to what’s to come. I’ve spent a lot of time with James and Peter over the past few months talking about our strategy and long-term plans for DC’s future in TV, animation and film. They have a powerful vision and blueprint that will drive a more unified creative approach. [It] will enable us to realize the full value of one of the world’s most iconic franchises. They’re hard at work right now.”
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