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Dave Bautista says he'll quit Guardians Vol. 3 if Disney doesn't use James Gunn's script

While the trade maintains the anonymity of the executives, they do confirm that numerous top studios in Hollywood are interested in Gunn, including Warner Bros. which rivals Marvel Studios in the superhero entertainment business with DC Films.

Their group action has yet to sway studio chiefs, and now Bautista has taken his support of his pal one step further, by claiming he will go as far as to ask to be released from his contract if Disney and Marvel chiefs decide to scrap the screenplay submitted by Gunn earlier this year.

Bautista, who plays the blue-skinned intergalactic ex-criminal Drax the Destroyer in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, has revealed his intention to quit Guardians Vol. 3 if Walt Disney Studios (the parent company of Marvel Studios) opts to not use the script Gunn had been working on before he was sacked from the film in late July. That, and because the offensive tweets at the root of the issue were posted before he was hired by Disney, he technically wasn't in breach of contract. Because Gunn could move over the aisle to Warner Bros.' DC universe?

"I've been advised that we can't bring anything to him until the Disney matter is 100 percent resolved".

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The situation arose after Gunn made comments critical of Donald Trump, leading alt-right bloggers to investigate the filmmaker's social media accounts for incriminating evidence.

Gunn apologized for making the remarks not only after the messages surfaced, but he had also previously publicly apologized in 2012. Disney dubbed the tweets "indefensible and inconsistent with our studio's values" and fired him. Or could they even be considering having Gunn return to the production? Dave Bautista doesn't want to have any part of that. If you're just now discovering this ongoing tire fire, here's a quick rundown: James Gunn directed the first two Guardians of the Galaxy movies to acclaim and success.

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