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Elizabeth Banks & David Denman Step Out for 'Brightburn' Premiere

Elizabeth Banks hits the black carpet alongside co-star David Denman for the Brightburn premiere on Saturday (May 18) at the Four Seasons in Los Angeles.

The 45-year-old actress looked pretty in a black floral-print as she and Dan were also joined at the premiere by their co-star Jackson A. Dunn, director David Yarovesky, and producer James Gunn.

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Brightburn is about a child from another world crash-lands on Earth. But instead of becoming a hero to mankind, he proves to be something far more sinister.

Brightburn hits theaters on May 24 – watch the trailer here!

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James Gunn Reacts to Being Rehired by Disney for 'Guardians of the Galaxy 3'

James Gunn is opening up about being rehired by Disney to direct Guardians of the Galaxy 3 after initially being fired for offensive old social media posts.

The director posted a message on his Twitter on Friday (March 15) following the news.

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“I am tremendously grateful to every person out there who has supported me over the past few months. I am always learning and will continue to work at being the best human being I can be. I deeply appreciate Disney’s decision and I am excited to continue making films taht investigate the ties of love that bind us all. I have been, and continue to be incredibly humbled by your love and support. From the bottom of my heart, thank you. Love to you all,” he wrote.

See his full message below.

Disney Rehires Director James Gunn for 'Guardians of the Galaxy 3'

James Gunn is back on to direct Guardians of the Galaxy 3.

The director, who was taken off of the project after being fired for offensive old tweets last year, was brought back onto the project months ago, according to Deadline on Friday (March 15).

Walt Disney Studios president Alan Horn reportedly met with James on multiple occasions to discuss the situation following his apology, and decided to reverse the decision.

James is also writing and directing the Suicide Squad sequel for DC, but Marvel has agreed to commence production on Guardians after he’s done with the sequel. They also reportedly met with no other potential replacements for the project, making him an easy rehire.

James Gunn Is in Negotiations to Direct 'Suicide Squad' Sequel

James Gunn is in talks to helm the Suicide Squad follow-up The Suicide Squad, which is due out in August of 2021.

The director, who is already writing a script for the movie, is confirmed to be in negotiations for directing the film as well, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

James made headlines in 2018 after being fired from the third installment of Guardians of the Galaxy due to newly resurfaced insensitive jokes from a decade ago on Twitter.

The movie is being considered a relaunch, and not a direct sequel, and is reportedly going in “a new direction with a mostly all-new cast of characters and actors.”

James Gunn Lands New Job After 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Firing: 'Suicide Squad 2' Writer & Possible Director

After being fired by Disney for resurfaced offensive tweets, director James Gunn may have just landed a new job in Hollywood.

Deadline reports that the 52-year-old director has been hired by Warner Bros. to write Suicide Squad 2. He also may direct the second DC Universe film. The first Suicide Squad movie hit theaters in 2016.

James was fired back in July from his job with the Guardians of the Galaxy franchise. He later received support from the Guardians cast to be rehired.

No official word from Warner Bros. or James Gunn just yet about his possible new gig.

'Last Jedi' Director Rian Johnson Deletes Old Tweets After James Gunn's Firing

Star Wars: The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson has admittedly deleted old tweets after what went down with Marvel director James Gunn.

If you don’t know, old tweets of James‘ resurfaced earlier this month and he was quickly fired as the director of Guardians of the Galaxy 3.

Rian apparently deleted tweets that were sent before January 25.

“No official directive at all,” Rian said in response to the implication that Disney told him to delete tweets, “and I don’t think I’ve ever tweeted anything that bad. But it’s nine years of stuff written largely off the cuff as ephemera, if trolls scrutinizing it for ammunition is the new normal, this seems like a ‘why not?’ move.”