Disney Stands Firm on James Gunn Not Returning to ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ (EXCLUSIVE) https://t.co/MBTtI1R8Uw— Variety (@Variety) August 16, 2018
Disney is not rehiring James Gunn despite previous reports. Variety states that Gunn and Marvel studio head Alan Horn met during a private meeting.
Gunn and his reps met with Alan Horn to try and get him a second chance. The meeting was described as “professional and civil.” But Horn stood by his decision to fire Gunn.
Kevin Feige is reportedly out of town and did not attend the netting. There were rumors that Feige wanted Gunn back, but sources say that Feige stands by Disney’s decision.