Comedian e book film followers going to San Diego Comedian-Con this yr were just dealt another punch in the gut as filmmaker James Gunn revealed on his Instagram that he gained’t be attending the conference.
Which, if it was virtually another filmmaker in your complete world, wouldn’t be a giant deal. However James Gunn isn’t just another filmmaker. He’s the co-president of DC Movies, to start with, which suggests he’s acquired his arms on all the pieces DC coming to screens large and small. Plus, Gunn can be the author and director of Superman: Legacy, the upcoming mega reboot which recently cast its two leads. Positive, that gained’t be out till 2025 however a short point out on the con was actually a risk if Gunn was going to be there. Now, although, it appears whereas Gunn gained’t be there in 2023, he’s planning on being there in 2024, which all however assures we’ll get a bunch of Superman and DC then.
Gunn saying he’s not coming in 2023 doesn’t essentially imply something past that although. Simply that he himself gained’t be there. DC itself will have a massive presence there for its animation, comics, and extra. And DC Movies may doubtlessly nonetheless have a presence, as may Warner Bros., each of which have strong, thrilling initiatives coming within the subsequent a number of months that Comedian-Con attendees will certainly need to hear extra about. Motion pictures like Blue Beetle, Dune: Half Two, Wonka, and Aquaman and the Misplaced Kingdom. io9 reached out to Warner Bros. for clarification of its Comedian-Con plans however didn’t hear again as of publication.
Collider first reported the Gunn information, which comes after a number of weeks of major studios such as Marvel and Sony revealing that they wouldn’t be on the annual conference. The principle motive, after all, is the continued authors’ strike and potential actors’ strike, which have put virtually all upcoming initiatives in flux, and made it more durable to get stars to attend the occasion. Gunn, nevertheless, represented that uncommon hybrid the place, sure, he’s a author, as nicely an actor (typically). However he’s primarily a director and now, an government too. If anybody may’ve proven up and stolen your complete present it was him. However evidently’s not gonna occur.
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