By Lizzie Smith For Dailymail.com
Published: 18:39 GMT, 15 March 2019 | Updated: 19:55 GMT, 15 March 2019
Fired Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn has been reinstated by Disney to direct the third film in the hit franchise.
The shock move comes after Disney fired Gunn in July last year after offensive tweets he wrote between 2008-2012 joking about rape, child abuse, and pedophilia resurfaced in the #MeToo movement.
The family-friendly studio publicly refused to be swayed, despite the Guardians cast - including Chris Pratt and Zoe Saldana - signing a joint statement 'fully supporting' James that same month.
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