James Gunn, who is known for critically acclaimed Marvel movies like Guardians of the Galaxy Series and the upcoming DC’s The Suicide Squad, recently revealed how he approached Marvel Studios and pitched the idea for the second volume of “Guardians of The Galaxy.” The explanation was quite hilarious, and we can’t debate how the movie, even after following a simple plot, made millions of dollars and was praised and applauded by the fans.
The first volume of Marvel’s Guardians of The Galaxy earned $772.8 million, while the following second volume garnered $863.8 million. The success of the first Guardians Of the Galaxy helped James Gunn earn full creative control over Volume 2 and the upcoming Volume 3 of the series while Gunn also continues to work on other projects.
James Gunn on how he pitched the idea for The Guardians Of The Galaxy Volume 2
The success of the first volume of Guardians of The Galaxy was followed into the next volume, with James Gunn having full creative control and bringing everything he can to the table. The directorial venture resulted in another superhit movie for Marvel Studios, amassing a huge appreciation from the fans. The actors were heavily adored and applauded, and the plot was very emotional for the fans, which resulted in success for the movie.
While answering a few questions on Twitter, James Gunn was asked by a fan how he pitched the idea for the second volume of The Guardians of the Galaxy. Gunn answered hilariously by comparing how it was different from the predecessor. James Gunn compared both movie’s pitch and told how it took only 7 words to get a thumbs up from Marvel. James Gunn remembered and shared how he addressed marvel; in the tweet, he said,” His dad is Ego the Living Planet! Marvel was like, “Cool, go!”
You can refer to the tweet below.
My pitch for Guardians was a 19 page document on the visuals, a huge sequence I storyboarded (the escape from Morag) & a whole presentation with visuals & references & actors. My pitch for 2 was basically, “His dad is Ego the Living Planet!” Marvel was like, “Cool, go!” https://t.co/bltLnybdpA
— James Gunn (@JamesGunn) December 22, 2020