James Gunn responds as ‘Justice League’ actor Ray Fisher accuses him of 'deleting' Joss Whedon apology tweet
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: Although December is usually for celebration, James Gunn seems to be getting only backlashes. New DC co-heads James Gunn and Peter Safran have been making headlines recently because of their 10-year plan for DC Studios which includes many major changes. Amid the backlash, Gunn was seen clapping back at former 'Justice League' actor Ray Fisher who portrayed Cyborg.
Fisher had slammed 'Guardians of the Galaxy' director Gunn for showing "fake grace." Fisher recalled a tweet where Gunn was seemingly showing “support” for Joss Whedon after the actor accused him of creating a toxic work environment on the set of 'Justice League'. Gunn was quick to respond, blaming Twitter for deleting old tweets. Gunn seems to be on a spree of hitting back at detractors as he recently clapped back at 'Wonder Woman 3' director Patty Jenkins.
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Fisher had called out Gunn for seemingly deleting an apology for liking a social media post that defended Whedon. "The way [Gunn] uses fake grace on Twitter is really funny," Fisher wrote. "Him going to bat for Joss Whedon, pseudo-apologizing for it, and then deleting it immediately before taking his new DC job is not. Refusing to apologize for toxic behavior seems to be a job requirement for WB/DC." Gunn, and several others, replied to Fisher to note that the filmmaker's tweets automatically delete after a certain amount of time. "ALL my tweets automatically delete every few months, Ray, it has nothing to do with my tweets to you," Gunn wrote.
ALL my tweets automatically delete every few months, Ray, it has nothing to do with my tweets to you.— James Gunn (@JamesGunn) December 20, 2022
Fisher's initial tweet comes shortly after the news that a 'Superman' movie is in the works, and which won't feature Henry Cavill as 'Man of Steel.' Gunn is writing the script for the 'Superman' adventure, which will focus on a younger Clark Kent and his early days in Metropolis. 'Wonder Woman 3' with Gal Gadot is also not moving forward, as the star's status in the DCU remains unclear. Jason Momoa's 'Aquaman' franchise is reportedly not going forward after 'Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom' in 2023. While Ben Affleck is being eyed to direct a DCU movie, his time as 'Batman' is seemingly done after 'The Flash.'