James Gunn wants to direct an R-rated Scooby-Doo film

James Gunn wants to direct an R-rated Scooby-Doo film ...

James Gunn has been prolific in both creating and directing the hit HBO Max seriesPeacemaker since the late 2000s. He has contributed to the sequel toGuardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, which will premiere in May 2023, and his casting credits for the as yet untitledPeacemakerspin-off series featuring Viola Davis as the titular villain. It is believed that Warner Bros has given Kaling the opportunity to makeVelma a more adult-oriented series later this year.

James Gunn was a household name thanks to his work onGuardians of the GalaxyandThe Suicide Squad, as well as directing the smash hit HBO Max seriesPeacemaker in the early 2000s. Both films were horror-free, and both were family-friendly. However, James Gunn might want to return to the Scooby-Doo franchise with an R-rated film.

The first from Freddie Prinze Jr, who played Fred in both Scooby-Doo and Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed, said Warner Bros should or should not be allowed to make a third Scooby-Doo film with him and his castmates with an R-Rating. James Gunn responded to Prinze Jrs comments by saying he thinks they would do it if asked!

James Gunn isnt kidding when he says he doesnt have the time to commit to an R-rated Scooby-Doo film right now. Gunn has been non-stop writing and directing the Guardians of the Galaxy sequelGuardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 as well as the DC Comics filmThe Suicide Squad, which eventually developed the spin-off seriesPeacemaker, which will premiere this Christmas season on Disney+.

James Gunn has been busy promoting the film, including when he and his cast members spoke at the San Diego Comic-Con (July 21-24) or his producing title for the as yet untitledPeacemakerspin-off series focusing on Viola Davis Amanda Waller character. GIANT FREAKIN ROBOT has previously learned that the Waller spin-off is likely to be one of threePeacemakerspin-offs that James Gunn is working on.

Mindy Kaling, an accomplished comedian who has sparked the idea of an R-rated James Gunn Scooby-Doo film, is giving up on the animated sequel to Velma.Kaling will lend her voice and likeness to Velma in the animated sequel that focuses on the spectacled genius Scooby-Doo character solving mysteries in a solo manner, according to Warner Bros. The series will air later this year on HBO Max.

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