James Gunn thinks new superhero movies are ‘mostly boring’ right now

James Gunn, best known for his box office hits Guardians of the Galaxy Y Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 involving intergalactic criminals stopping a warrior’s plans to purge the universe, has heads turning with his recent interview declaring boredom when it comes to the superhero genre. He plans to change all of that with the next installment of Suicide squad franchise, where supervillains Harley Quinn, Bloodsport, Peacemaker, and a collection of insane con artists in Belle Reve Prison join the super-secret and shadowy Task Force X when they are dropped off on the remote enemy-infused island of Corto Maltese.

“They’re mostly boring to me right now!” James Gunn, 54, told about superhero movies, via Gamesradar. “I loved them at first and there are still people who try to do different things [with them], so it’s not a 100% rule, but a lot of them are boring. So I think it’s about incorporating other elements from different genres. “

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“I loved the idea of ​​making a supervillain war pranks movie,” Gunn continues. “Movies like The dirty dozen Y Where eagles dare, those are of different elements from the backdrop of war and the caper heist element, to the sneaking, the high stakes, the adventure. It gave me a great excuse to be able to create a film in a genre that I have loved since I was a child, and to do it in a big way and not have to hold back, “added the filmmaker.

In a behind-the-scenes look at the film, released in 2020, Gunn shared that Suicide squad it will be “unlike any superhero movie ever made.” The original film was directed by David Ayer, who most recently directed the crime thriller. The tax collector starring Shia LaBeouf.

“I was excited to do this Suicide squad in the way it could be done from my point of view. “Producer Peter Safran (known for Shazam! Y Aquaman) also gave his opinion on the upcoming movie. “This is completely unique,” he said. “This is a raw ’70s war movie combined with the raw character and comedy of James Gunn.”

Safran previously said that the film, which is also written by Gunn, “is a total reboot” and not a sequel. “It’s everything you would expect from a James Gunn script, and I think it says a lot and promises a lot and I know we will deliver a lot,” he said.

Suicide squad starring Margot Robbie, Idris Elba, John Cena, Sylvester Stallone, Joel Kinnaman, Viola Davis, Jai Courtney and Peter Capaldi lands on HBO Max and in theaters August 6.

And don’t miss the new spinoff series Pacifier, an origin story series starring John Cena, also written and directed by James Gunn for HBO Max. John Cena plays the main character, reprising his role as Suicide squad. It promises laughter, drama and action. It is also the first television series set in the DC Extended Universe. Steve Agee, Danielle Brooks, Robert Patrick, Jennifer Holland, Freddie Stroma, and Chukwudi Iwuji also star. We can hope to see Pacifier in January 2022. This news originated in People.com.

Topics: Suicide Squad 2, Guardians of the Galaxy 3


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