The cast of «Guardians of the Galaxy» stood up for the dismissed Director of the film

© RIA Novosti / Eugene to Novostinearly in fotoboeken Michael rooker, actress POM Klementieff and Director James Gunn (left to right) during Photocall creators and actors of the film Guardians of the galaxy. Archival photoThe cast of «Guardians of the Galaxy» stood up for the dismissed Director of the film© RIA Novosti / Eugene to Novostinearly the image Bank

The actors of the movie «Guardians of the Galaxy» signed an open letter in support of Director James Gunn, who was fired because of a series of «offensive» messages on social network Twitter, the letter was published on his page in Instagram the main character Chris Pratt.

Previously the American company The Walt Disney Studios fired the Director of the film «Guardians of the Galaxy» Gunn because of a series of «offensive» messages on social network Twitter, which he made before the signing of the contract with the Studio.

«Although I do not support inappropriate jokes James Gunn made many years ago, he’s a good man. I personally wish he was reinstated as Director of the third part,» wrote the actor.

«We fully support James Gunn. We were all shocked by his dismissal last week and intentionally waited these ten days before our review, to think, to pray, to listen and to discuss,» said the letter, signed by Pratt, Bradley Cooper, Zoe Saldana, VIN Diesel, Dave Batista and other members of the cast.

Edition of the Los Angeles Times reported that even before signing the contract with the Studio, Gunn was placed in the Twitter posts on the topic of pedophilia, rape and terrorist attacks in new York on 11 September 2001, is written in a sarcastic manner.

The Director in his own statement said that early in his career «he saw himself as a provocateur» and «doing movies, and jokes that were egregious and tabuirovannykh». Gunn said that since then, he has changed both his films and jokes.

Source