James Gunn, who is “likely” to direct Superman: Legacy, is causing a stir

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Believe it or not, a filmmaker’s past accomplishments are no indication that he would be adept — or even competent — at something that on paper doesn’t fit his stylistic or aesthetic sensibilities. Besides that, James Gunn emerged as the number one favorite to direct Superman: Legacy was always divided.

The DC Studios co-CEO has been in the headlines for a variety of reasons since he first came to power, and many critics and critics have failed to look beyond his longstanding association with the Marvel Cinematic Universe, his signature offbeat humor, or the In fact, the SnyderVerse has officially been spun around and given the Old Yeller treatment.

While the filmmaker wasted no time debunking rumors that the casting process for the next Kryptonian superhero reboot was already underway, he remained suspiciously quiet about reports touting that he was “probably” behind it himself will kick the camera.

As you can imagine, reactions have ranged from apoplectic to overjoyed, something that has already defined Gunn’s brief tenure as the architect of the DCU’s creative future.

The writer and director may have had a hand in it Protector of the Galaxy Franchise, The Suicide SquadAnd peacemakerwith Excellent And light burn wearing their comic book influences on their sleeves, but that’s no indication of how well he’d fare at the top Superman: Legacy.

After all, someone peg Memory And insomniais Christopher Nolan, You, me and Dupreeare the Russo brothers, Eleven‘s Jon Favreau or Kate & Leopold‘s James Mangold as capable of delivering some of the greatest costumed capers ever?

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Lindsay Lowe

Lindsay Lowe is a Worldtimetodays U.S. News Reporter based in Canada. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Lindsay Lowe joined Worldtimetodays in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing: LindsayLowe@worldtimetodays.com.

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