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'Guardians of the Galaxy' Cast Support James Gunn, Want Him Reinstated as Director

The Guardians of the Galaxy cast – Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Karen Gillan, Bradley Cooper, Vin Diesel, Sean Gunn, Michael Rooker, and Pom Klementieff – have come together to support the re-hiring of James Gunn after being fired over past tweets.

Zoe tweeted out the letter with the tweet, “If you please, read the statement written and signed by The Guardians of the Galaxy cast in support of James Gunn’s reinstatement as director of GOTG Volume 3.”

The letter begins, “We fully support James Gunn. We were all shocked by his abrupt firing last week and have intentionally waited these ten days to respond in order to think, pray, listen, and discuss. In that time, we’ve been encouraged by the outpouring of support from fans and members of the media who wish to see James reinstated as director of Volume 3 as well as discouraged by those so easily duped into believing the many outlandish conspiracy theories surrounding him.”

“We are not here to defend his jokes of many years ago but rather to share our experience having spent many years together on set making Guardians of the Galaxy 1 and 2. The character he has shown in the wake of his firing is consistent with the man he was every day on set, and his apology, now and from years ago when first addressing these remarks, we believe is from the heart, a heart we all know, trust, and love,” the letter continues.

Finally, “There is little due process in the court of public opinion. James is likely not the last good person to be put on trial. Given the growing political divide in this country, it’s safe to say instances like this will continue, although we hope Americans from across the political spectrum can ease up on the character assassinations and stop weaponizing mob mentality.”

Guardians of the Galaxy's Michael Rooker Quits Twitter Amid James Gunn Firing

Michael Rooker, known for his work portraying Yondu Udonta in the first two Guardians of the Galaxy films, has quit Twitter amid the drama surrounding the firing of the movie’s director/writer James Gunn.

“This account will be inactive after today. We’re very tired & upset over the ongoing BULLSH*T… neither I nor my rep will use Twitter again. Twitter sucks and I want nothing to do with it. Thank you to all who gave kind words & support,” Michael posted.

While he didn’t expressly address James‘ controversy that got him fired, fans believe it to be the reason for his abrupt decision.

If you missed it, see how Chris Pratt and Zoe Saldana reacted to the James Gunn firing.

Luke Hemsworth Supports Brother Chris at 'Avengers: Infinity War' Global Premiere!

Luke Hemsworth happily poses for a photograph alongside his brother Chris Hemsworth while attending the global premiere of his anticipated film Avengers: Infinity War held on Monday night (April 23) in Los Angeles.

The 37-year-old Westworld star was accompanied by his wife Samantha, as well as Chris‘ co-stars Sean Gunn and Angela Bassett, who was joined by her hubby Courtney B. Vance.

Also in attendance to show their support was Kevin Hart and his wife Eniko Parrish and their children – Heaven and Hendrix Hart, Mario Lopez, AJ McLean, Chris Hardwick and wife Lydia Hearst, Alycia Debnam-Carey, Michael Rooker, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. stars Clark Gregg, Chloe Bennet and Jeff Ward, Spider-Man: Homecoming‘s Laura Harrier, Raven-Symone, Olivia Holt and Captain Marvel‘s Lashana Lynch.

FYI: Chloe is wearing a Monique Lhuillier gown. Laura is wearing Paco Rabanne.

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Marvel Superheroes Gather for One Epic Photo, But Some Stars Are Missing!

Marvel got together some of its biggest superstar for one epic photo kicking off a year-long Marvel Cinematic Universe 10-Year anniversary celebration!

Back in October, a group of more than 80 actors and filmmakers came together at the studios in Atlanta, Georgia, where Avengers: Infinity War, was being filmed, to snap the image.

Seen in the photo are actors and actresses including Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Scarlett Johansson, Paul Rudd, Benedict Cumberbatch, Chris Pratt, Chadwick Boseman, Brie Larson, Jeremy Renner, Tom Holland, Sean Gunn, Hannah John-Kamen, Zoe Saldana, Angela Bassett, Jon Favreau, Gwyneth Paltrow, Kurt Russell, Danai Gurira, William Hurt, Karen Gillan, Emily VanCamp, Tessa Thompson, Don Cheadle, Dave Bautista, Michael Peña, Anthony Mackie, Evangeline Lilly, Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Bettany, Frank Grillo, Letitia Wright, Laurence Fishburne, Linda Cardellini, Sebastian Stan, Ty Simpkins, Michael Douglas, Michelle Pfeiffer, Hayley Atwell, Pom Klementieff, Benedict Wong, Michael Rooker, Vin Diesel, Cobie Smulders, Samuel L. Jackson and Jeff Goldblum.

In addition, some filmmakers including Kevin Feige, Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Stan Lee, Scott Derrickson, Trinh Tran, Alan Taylor, Brad Winderbaum, Louis Letterier, Jon Watts, Sarah Finn, James Gunn, Joe Russo, Anthony Russo, Joss Whedon, David Grant, Mitchell Bell, Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck, Jeffrey Ford, Peyton Reed, Jonathan Schwartz, Stephen Broussard, Ryan Coogler, Jeremy Latcham, Nate Moore, Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely, Taika Waititi, Erik Carroll, Ryan Meinerding and Craig Kyle also joined in for the photo.

Click inside to find out who is missing from the photo… More Here! »

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Chris Hardwick, David Hasselhoff & More Help Honor Stan Lee at Special Tribute!

Chris Hardwick is dapper in a suit as he hits the carpet at Extraordinary: Stan Lee A Special Tribute held at the Saban Theater on Tuesday (August 22) in Los Angeles.

The 45-year-old entertainer, who also hosted the event, was joined by Alan Tudyk, David Hasselhoff, Lou Ferrigno, Guardians of the Galaxy stars Pom Klementieff and Michael Rooker, and Stan Lee himself.

“Thank you for celebrating @TheRealStanLee with us!! Sorry for all the mic issues!! Good news: they’re working now! Bad news: show’s over,” Chris tweeted. “Also thank you to @omaze and @MakeAWish for being a part of the @TheRealStanLee event!! It’s was an incredible honor for me! :)”

The two-hour program mixed live appearances with video tributes and animated segments that told the story of Stan‘s career. The 94-year-old dreamer behind Spider-Man, Iron Man and scores of other superheroes sat center stage at the Saban Theatre as one artist-admirer after another shared how his characters and creative energy inspired them.

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