According to The Hollywood Reporter, Gunn is being eyed by several other big studios in the wake of his dismissal from Disney. Warner Bros., which owns the DC Comics movie universe, is reportedly one of those studios interesting in Gunn's talents. If DC were able to steal away one of Marvel's top directors, it would be a major win in their books.
Gunn was famously booted by Disney after tweets he posted a decade ago resurfaced. Gunn outlandishly made fun of rape, pedophilia, and a number of other topics that Disney felt did not fit in with their ideals. After Gunn was fired, the Guardians of the Galaxy cast banned together to stick up for the director with a joint statement, and Dave Bautista (who plays Drax) has been notably vocal about the firing.
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