known for his work on Guardians of the Galaxy franchise and Suicide Squad (2021)Director James Gunn has become an important figure at both Marvel and DC studios.
during a recent appearance within you podcast, Gunn discusses a variety of topics including Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 (2023)His new role at DC Studios, the future of DC movies, and the difference between Marvel and DC movies.
He identified a common issue shared by both companies: the need for a wider range of tones. Gunn emphasized that although both Marvel and DC’s existing films have their own strengths, they seem very similar in terms of tone.
He stressed on the importance of diversifying the range of tones to create a more immersive and refreshing cinematic experience. This observation coincides with the criticism that the superhero genre suffers from “superhero fatigue” due to the repetitive nature of many films.
Gunn’s previous works, such as suicide squad and guardians of the galaxy The franchises stand out from their respective universes by incorporating elements of eccentricity, violence, and emotional depth.
Gunn firmly holds the opinion that a wider range of tones is necessary to empower the superhero genre and create more enjoyable films.