Word has just broke (about 5 mins ago as I type) that James Gunn has been removed from Guardians of the Galaxy due to some offensive tweets he made when he was younger.

Disney obviously take their ‘family’ brand super serious – and have been swift in dropping him even though he is arguably pivotal in the current success of the MCU.

Update – Alan Horn, Disney’s Chairman released a small statement “The offensive attitudes and statements discovered on James’ Twitter feed are indefensible and inconsistent with our studio’s values, and we have severed our business relationship with him,”