Gunn offered a statement Friday, thanking his fans for their continued support. "Love you to you all".
See his full message below. As reported, Marvel has agreed to start the production on Guardians of the Galaxy 3 after Gunn finishes Suicide Squad. "And don't believe I won't rub it into a few people's faces, because he deserves it". "Things that were acceptable 20 years ago, 15 years ago, 10 years ago, are not acceptable now", he said. "My days saying something just because it's shocking and trying to get a reaction are over".
According to Deadline's Mike Fleming Jr.
Those urging the studio to reconsider - which fostered the hashtag #WeAreGroot, drawing from a character in the films - included members of the "Guardians" cast, as well as other Hollywood figures such as actress Selma Blair. Aside from the notable reversal of a swift decision, Gunn's rehire presents a conflict of superhero proportions - he's now in talks to write and direct a sequel of Suicide Squad, the DC Comics villain franchise.
Months after a manufactured controversy about crude tweets saw Disney eject Gunn from the third movie in his Marvel cosmic series, Marvel Studios has confirmed that, shockingly, the director will return after all.
In an interview with the Sun in 2017, Gunn revealed that his involvement with Marvel was going to extend past Guardians 3.
So the first Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 trailer will be coming in not too long, but we know how thirsty you guys are for a glimpse - so we put together this special sneak peek at #GotGVol2 for you. Gunn's first film in the franchise grossed $773 million worldwide in 2014 and the second film earned $863.8 million previous year.