James Gunn to Direct Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy

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James Gunn to Direct Marvel&#8217;s <i>Guardians of the Galaxy</i>

The internet has been going crazy trying to figure out whether James Gunn will direct Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy. Gunn recently confirmed that not only will he direct, but will also re-write the movie.

Gunn took to Facebook to express his excitement and gratitude for his fans.

“I am incredibly excited,” his Facebook profile said. “I am also incredibly grateful to the fans and the press for all their words of encouragement and support regarding my involvement with this project since the news first leaked.”

Guardians of the Galaxy was first announced in August at Comic-Con. The plot is rumored to follow “a U.S. pilot who ends up in space in the middle of a universal conflict and goes on the run with futuristic ex-cons who have something everyone wants.”

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