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Warner goes with the ex to the fight with Marvel: James Gunn is the head of DC Studios | Digital Trends Spanish


A shake up in the industry to go to the fight with Marvel It is the one that Warner Bros. Discovery wants to generate, since it has chosen as the new head of DC Studios, the former MCU and director of Guardians of the Galaxy, James Gunnwho comes to the helm with producer Peter Safran.

The company’s CEO, David Zaslav, announced that it has decided on Gunn and Safran, who will serve as co-presidents and co-CEOs of the division while overseeing all of its various film and television projects. In a statement about the surprising move, Zaslav expressed his confidence in the “unique and complementary talents” of Gunn and Safran and his excitement at the idea of ​​them shaping the future of WBD’s various superhero offerings.

“Their decades of experience in film, their close ties to the creative community and their proven track record of thrilling superhero fans around the world make them uniquely qualified to develop a long-term strategy in film, television and animation, and take this iconic franchise to the next level of creative storytelling,” said Zaslav.

According to The Hollywood ReporterWarner Bros. Discovery’s plan for DC Studios is for Gunn to lead the creative vision for the division, while Safran will be tasked with keeping an eye on money and production.

Gunn and Safran stated that they are particularly interested in creating an “integrated, multi-layered universe” project that “still allows for individual expression by the artists involved.”

“We are honored to be the stewards of these DC characters that we have loved since we were kids,” the duo said. “Our commitment to Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Harley Quinn and the rest of DC’s stable of characters is matched only by our commitment to the wonder of human possibility that these characters represent.”

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