James Gunn Receives Hilarious Letter from Scooby-Doo Asking for Work

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James Gunn Receives Hilarious Letter from Scooby-Doo Asking for Work

Peacemakermastermind James Gunn receives a hilarious letter from , who supposedly hasn’t heard from the writer since working together back in 2004. Gunn’s work on Marvel Studios’ Guardians of the Galaxy franchise made him a household name. After helming Warner Bros./DC’s , the writer/director has officially become Hollywood’s champion of oddball comic book characters.

Long before Gunn made his directorial debut with the indie horror-comedy film Slither (2006), he served as the screenwriter for the live-action Scooby-Doo (2002) and its follow-up,  (2004). In 2020, Gunn revealed that he was originally meant to write and direct a third film in that franchise. However, the second film didn’t do well enough to warrant a third. While that ultimately worked out in Gunn’s favor as his experience apprenticing as a director on those films prepared him for his work on Guardians, one talking dog has seemingly been left in his dust.

Gunn recently took to social media to share a letter he received from his old friend Scooby-Doo. The letter, written with @rejectedjokes’ typewriter and riddled with Rs, expresses confusion at not being including in Gunn’s superhero movies and an overall lack of correspondence over the years. Check out the hilarious letter below:

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As more than implied above, this letter was written by none other than Ben Schwartz (Parks and Rec, Sonic the Hedgehog), who recently has been making a habit of writing creatives as characters. Last month, ) pretending to be one very disgruntled Spider-Person. It’s only a matter of time before Sony gets a letter from Sonic looking to renegotiate his contract. Schwartz currently stars in Apple TV+’s murder mystery comedy series, The Afterparty, and is set to appear in Universal Pictures’ upcoming monster movie Renfield alongside Nicolas Cage as Dracula.

As for Gunn, he’s currently filming the final installment in his Guardians of the Galaxy trilogy and Peacemaker is officially the DC Extended Universe’s most critically acclaimed project on Rotten Tomatoes. Taking place after the events of The Suicide SquadPeacemakerfollows John Cena’s Christopher Smith/Peacemaker as he and A.R.G.U.S. attempt to thwart an alien/butterfly invasion. It’s worth noting that Lochlyn Munro, who auditioned to play Shaggy in Scooby-Doo, also stars in the series—which is sure to upset the Great Dane even more. Peacemakeris now streaming on HBO Max with new episodes releasing on Thursdays.

Source: James Gunn/Ben Schwartz

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