Sony avoids mentioning James Gunn at Comic-Con presentation

James Gunn
James Gunn

SAN DIEGO, CA — Hours after was fired from Walt Disney Studios, Sony remained tight-lipped about him on Friday evening during its San Diego Comic-Con presentation, despite the fact he was supposed to be part of the panel.

On Tuesday, Gunn tweeted out an ominous photo with a symbol and the words “Hall H Friday 6:15 P.M.” Many fans speculated the symbol in the photo was either from Grant Morrison’s comic “Nameless” or a Japanese manga series called “Berserk.”

Sony began its presentation with the cast and crew of “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” and followed with Tom Hardy and the cast of “Venom,” but Gunn was nowhere to be seen.

Walt Disney Studios, which owns Marvel, announced it was cutting ties with Gunn, a vocal critic of President Trump, after a number of his offensive, years-old tweets began circulating among conservative writers and activists earlier in the week.

“The offensive attitudes and statements discovered on James’ Twitter feed are…

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