James Gunn is one of the very few directors who has managed to survive in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the DCEU at the same time. The filmmaker, who is one of the most sought after directors among fans of the duo, has a unique style of filmmaking and his subjects have never been too generic. His interest has always been to discover the lesser explored characters and give them the spotlight they deserve.
In both the DCEU and the MCU, the filmmakers have shaped two bands of lesser-known gray characters with traits far from superheroes, some almost criminals and bandits. Yes, we are talking about The Suicide Squad (DC) and The Guardians of the Galaxy (MCU). NS film producer took him and made him a household name, which was not the case before he was roped in to direct.
Especially for the DCEU, James Gunn with The Suicide Squad gave a new life to Harley Quinn. She became the talk of the town in no time. Jared Leto’s Joker and their partnership also turned out to be an interesting factor. Fans wanted them to meet again under Gun’s direction. But the filmmaker has now revealed that he does not want to explore The Clown Prince of Crime.
The reason is simple, Joker has been given limelight by so many people and almost everyone has cracked them. code, According to We Got This Covered, James Gunn said, “There’s a lot more characters that I’m interested in doing. The Joker isn’t really one of them. He’s been done well by so many people so many times. Me. More interested in taking on characters who don’t totally have their shot, or people I connect with. For whatever reason, I feel connected to Harley Quinn.”
James Gunn said, “I think he’s one of the easiest characters I’ve written. So I’m interested in him, and I’m interested in some of the other DC characters, and we’ll see what happens next.”
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