James Gunn Tried To Make a Gilligan's Island Reboot With Cannibals

Guardians of the Galaxy and Suicide Squad Director James Gunn needs to create a twisted tackle Gilligan's Island.

Responding to a Twitter problem to "pitch a film with two footage, no caption," Gunn posted an image of the solid of Gilligan's Island along a picture depicting cannibalism. In a follow-up tweet, Gunn stated the theory wasn't supposed to be a shaggy dog story.

"A real tale: Within the past due 90’s screenwriting GOAT Charlie Kaufman pitched a film model of Gilligan’s Island the place the islanders, ravenous & determined, began killing & consuming every different," Gunn wrote. "Warner Bros sought after to do it – however Sherwood Schwartz, the writer, stated no approach."


Gunn says he later attempted to resurrect the theory, however Sherwood Schwartz's property stated no.

The vintage 1960s sitcom at the start ran for 3 seasons from 1964 to 1967. The display featured seven castaways stranded on an island after a "three-hour excursion" is going horribly flawed. The episodes depict the principle characters running in combination to live on at the island, regardless of their way of life variations. In Gunn's proposed model, it sort of feels issues wouldn't have long gone reasonably as swimmingly.

Gunn is these days busy with a couple of superhero initiatives. But even so the discharge of The Suicide Squad previous this yr, he's additionally in the back of the approaching Peacemaker by-product starring John Cena. At the Surprise facet, he's running on Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. three which lately solid the position of Adam Warlock.

Logan Plant is a contract author for IGN. You’ll be able to in finding him on Twitter @LoganJPlant.

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