James Gunn is wielding the Lasso of Truth.
DC head James Gunn, 56, said Monday that “Wonder Woman” star Gal Gadot was not “booted” from the franchise, .
Following the box office failure of “Wonder Woman 2” and Gunn’s ascension to co-chair and CEO, the “Guardians of the Galaxy” director of the franchise.
The announcement to shelve the project came days after Gadot, 37, tweeted how excited she was to continue playing the superhero.
“I’ve been so grateful for the opportunity to play such an incredible, iconic character and more than anything I’m grateful for YOU. The fans. Can’t wait to share her next chapter with you,” Gadot .
Gunn recently caused a Kryptonite-level scandal after choosing to nix Henry Cavill from playing Superman. The actor also recently stepped down from his role
“I will, after all, not be returning as Superman,” Cavill posted on Instagram ““After being told by the studio to announce my return back in October, prior to their hire, this news isn’t the easiest, but that’s life.”
Fans slammed Gunn’s decision and said that “booting” both Cavill and Gadot did not inspire confidence.
Gunn responded by saying “I’m not sure where you’re getting that we ‘booted’ Gal.”