Guardians of the Galaxy and Suicide Squad Director James Gunn desires to create a twisted tackle Gilligan’s Island.
Responding to a Twitter problem to “pitch a movie with two pictures, no caption,” Gunn posted an image of the solid of Gilligan’s Island alongside a picture depicting cannibalism. In a follow-up tweet, Gunn stated the concept wasn’t meant to be a joke.
“A true story: In the late 90’s screenwriting GOAT Charlie Kaufman pitched a movie version of Gilligan’s Island where the islanders, starving & desperate, started killing & eating each other,” Gunn wrote. “Warner Bros wanted to do it – but Sherwood Schwartz, the creator, said no way.”
A real story: Within the late 90’s screenwriting GOAT Charlie Kaufman pitched a film model of Gilligan’s Island the place the islanders, ravenous & determined, began killing & consuming one another. Warner Bros wished to do it – however Sherwood Schwartz, the creator, stated no manner.
— James Gunn (@JamesGunn) October 13, 2021
Gunn says he later tried to resurrect the concept, however Sherwood Schwartz’s property stated no.
The basic Nineteen Sixties sitcom initially ran for 3 seasons from 1964 to 1967. The present featured seven castaways stranded on an island after a “three-hour tour” goes horribly flawed. The episodes depict the principle characters working collectively to outlive on the island, regardless of their way of life variations. In Gunn’s proposed model, it appears issues would not have gone fairly as swimmingly.
Gunn is at the moment busy with a number of superhero tasks. In addition to the discharge of The Suicide Squad earlier this 12 months, he is additionally behind the upcoming Peacemaker spinoff starring John Cena. On the Marvel aspect, he is engaged on Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 which lately solid the position of Adam Warlock.
Logan Plant is a contract author for IGN. Yow will discover him on Twitter @LoganJPlant.