James Gunn Dismisses GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY: PLANET HULK Rumors As "Bullsh*t"

Guardians of the Galaxy director has completely debunked rumours and speculation that the sequel will feature the Hulk in a loose Planet Hulk adaptation, stating that: "I wouldn't want the Hulk to team up with the Guardians of the Galaxy! It's complete bullsh*t!"

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By Josh Wilding - 7/21/2014
We've seen a lot of rumours about a possible Planet Hulk movie, and lot of denials as well. Both Kevin Feige and Mark Ruffalo have dismissed such a movie due to the fact that it would result in almost no screentime for Bruce Banner, but a recent report claimed that the Guardians of the Galaxy sequel would feature some huge plot elements from that series based on some spoilery details they claimed to have about the ending of Avengers: Age of Ultron.

In a recent interview with The Playlist, the site asked director James Gunn about these rumours and he made it clear exactly what he thinks of them.

"I can answer that question very easily: it is absolute, 100% bullshit. It feels like a great relief to finally say this after all the dumb stuff on the Internet.""There's not going to be a 'Planet Hulk' movie, there was never going to be a 'Planet Hulk' movie, there was never plan for the Hulk to team up with the Guardians of the Galaxy – I wouldn't want the Hulk to team up with the Guardians of the Galaxy! And it's all a bunch of complete bullshit."


The director then went on to discuss the reasons for the Sakaaran being used in the movie, reiterating the fact that they're only there because Marvel don't own the Badoon. Find his comments on that by clicking the link below. How do you guys feel about no Planet Hulk?
Source: The Playlist
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NovaCorpsFan - 7/21/2014, 6:20 AM
James is always so brutally honest with his dismissals. I remember when he talked about @McNyagano's "review" as he put it. Not that I doubt you McNy, I just found it funny is all.
superotherside - 7/21/2014, 6:22 AM
Still would love Planet Hulk to be done someday.
Lozzy - 7/21/2014, 6:23 AM
I'm glad that Hulk is not going to be in GOTG2. However I still would of loved to of seen a Planet Hulk film.
NovaCorpsFan - 7/21/2014, 6:26 AM
@JoshWIlding
I was away for a while and I just read that thread where you tore @NightWatcher to shreds. Made for some great reading, seeing you and @Rormachine truly stand up for yourselves as editors and everything. It was heart warming to say the very least. No offense to NightWatcher, I quite like you, man, but that thread had me in stitches for the whole seven pages.
McNyagano - 7/21/2014, 6:26 AM
Does that mean Hulk won't be in GOTG 2?:o

@NovaCorpsFan

Oh I know alright, let's just say Disney had a few words with me.
superotherside - 7/21/2014, 6:26 AM
@NovaCorpsFan Link to him talking about @McNyagano's review?
NovaCorpsFan - 7/21/2014, 6:27 AM
@McNyagano
Don't [frick] with the mouse, bitch!
DEVLIN712 - 7/21/2014, 6:27 AM
@NovaCorpsFan
Gunn was pissed when I (lightheartedly) said that he was pulling a JJ Abrahms by lying about Nova's involvement.
NovaCorpsFan - 7/21/2014, 6:28 AM
@superotherside
Someone hit James up about it on Facebook and he got a bit miffed. I'll sscour the internet for an image.
McNyagano - 7/21/2014, 6:28 AM
@Devlin

Was that on twitter? I remember that lol
NovaCorpsFan - 7/21/2014, 6:29 AM
@DEVLIN712
Seriously? Jesus, he must be one wound up mother[frick]er.
SuperCat - 7/21/2014, 6:30 AM
Good. I hate "Planet hulk."

DEVLIN712 - 7/21/2014, 6:30 AM
@McNyagano
Yep, he replied almost instantly telling me that I was both wrong about Nova and wrong about him lying to fans
DEVLIN712 - 7/21/2014, 6:32 AM
@Nova
I'd say that making a film for Marvel can't be easy, don't really blame him for being a bit annoyed.
Doopie - 7/21/2014, 6:32 AM
what happened to NightWatcher?


so no planet hulk...not a huge disappointment really. have some of you guys been harassing James Gunn?
NovaCorpsFan - 7/21/2014, 6:32 AM
I've had nothing but good experiences with Gunn. I asked him how he managed to slip that Rocket Raccoon scratching his crotch into the movie and he was all like, "Yeah man, Disney marketing actually told me to put it in the trailer."
blackandyellow - 7/21/2014, 6:32 AM
Gunn is wrong. The CBM geniuses that post on here assured me that Hulk will be joining the GOTG.
Lozzy - 7/21/2014, 6:33 AM
Mickey Mouse having a talking with @McNyagano.

DEVLIN712 - 7/21/2014, 6:36 AM
@Doopie
Nothing. He still posts and comments. He posted an SDCC article last night.
Lozzy - 7/21/2014, 6:40 AM
*talk
McNyagano - 7/21/2014, 6:41 AM
@Lozzy

Shhhh they're watching me:/

@superotherside

http://i.imgur.com/5D2V6AQ.png
MrNiklander - 7/21/2014, 6:41 AM
Why?!?!Damn you Marvel give Hulk some damn love Iron Man went to shit after the first movie Thor:The Dark World was shit as well.GIVE US A DAMN SEQUEL for the Hulk how hard can it be to find a good script?
DaVinci31 - 7/21/2014, 6:42 AM

RobertLiefeld - 7/21/2014, 6:43 AM
Wow, he is pretty sensitive about rumors. I would love a Planet Hulk movie and I think Marvel would be stupid not to throw the idea around. It could be a two-part film or even a trilogy. It was hands down one of my favorite trades.
Doopie - 7/21/2014, 6:44 AM
has the SDCC article gone missing?
RobertLiefeld - 7/21/2014, 6:44 AM
If I was making Guardians of the Galaxy I would have them team up with Howard the Duck.
charlie2094 - 7/21/2014, 6:44 AM
Well, to be fair he'd say this regardless for spoilers sake, but I do hope this really is the truth. Never really liked the Planet Hulk story, so don't mind them not using it. Thought the Guardians/Hulk idea was interesting, but still much prefer it doesn't happen
DaVinci31 - 7/21/2014, 6:45 AM
"I can answer that question very easily: it is absolute, 100% bullshit. It feels like a great relief to finally say this after all the dumb stuff on the Internet.""There's not going to be a 'Planet Hulk' movie, there was never going to be a 'Planet Hulk' movie, there was never plan for the Hulk to team up with the Guardians of the Galaxy – I wouldn't want the Hulk to team up with the Guardians of the Galaxy! And it's all a bunch of complete bullshit."



Hopefully GOTG is as great as this comment.
0megaDaGod - 7/21/2014, 6:45 AM
@Doopie

What SDCC article?
BatzFTWfan - 7/21/2014, 6:46 AM
Man, this bulls**t needs to rest in peace. I dont want Hulk fight against avengers or getting all John Carter type in planet hulk (I like the movie though), Mark's version shined a lot more than Norton's and Ang's, i need to see more of him in earth. i just want a Hulk movie with Leader as villain in sequel. I'd like to see Absorbing Man in Agents of Shield, brining Hulk to TV just like bringing Sif to the tv show.
slickrickdesigns - 7/21/2014, 6:46 AM
Lol.. Glad this wouldn't happen.. I'd rather see Hulk fly solo in planet Hulk movie. and GOTG looks good with out any avengers anyway.
Tetrahedron - 7/21/2014, 6:46 AM
BULLSHIT!

DEVLIN712 - 7/21/2014, 6:46 AM
@Doopie
My mistake, the SDCC one was from a day or to ago. This is the most recent one.
McNyagano - 7/21/2014, 6:47 AM
I have my GOTG review up and ready, does anyone know when the embargo lifts?
TheAbaryMan369 - 7/21/2014, 6:47 AM
It's fun watching you all talk about your experiences with Gunn. His response to McNy's review is funny. xD
TheAbaryMan369 - 7/21/2014, 6:48 AM
I thought the embargo for reviews was opening day, but I'd need to double check.
FordEl - 7/21/2014, 6:48 AM
If Zack Snyder was this harsh marvel fanboys would unite to complain but i guess if its only Marvel eveything is fine, lol.
TheBaroness89 - 7/21/2014, 6:50 AM
So when the movie comes out we'll know if Gunn is full of shit or not. No offense to McNy. Plus im sure there have been 2000 edits since McNy was a part of the focus group.

I dont like Gunn using the words "complete bullshit" because if it does come to fruition and Hulk is shot into space and found by the Guardians...thats a lot of street nerd cred to sacrifice. :)
TheAbaryMan369 - 7/21/2014, 6:50 AM
Whoa whoa Wait I JUST realized that @McNyagano's first impressions article has been taken down...
NovaCorpsFan - 7/21/2014, 6:50 AM
@McNyagano
Soon, I'd say. First reactions are out and the movie's two weeks away. [frick], I just realised that. I've managed to avoid any and all recent TV Spots 'n' shit.
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