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James Gunn, who was fired today from Disneys Guardians of the Galaxy franchise after past offensive tweets surfaced, will not make a planned appearance at Comic-Con in San Diego today when he was set to appear on Sony Pictures Hall H session to tout an upcoming horror film he is producing there.

Sony never confirmed Gunns participation on the panel, which will include looks at the studios Venom and animated Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse movies. But he had teased the appearance on Twitter (see below), and sources now tell Deadline that he wont appear.

The Sony session is at 6:15 PM PT at the San Diego Convention Center.

Disney responded quickly to the revelations of past tweets from Gunn that included references to topics including pedophilia and rape. “The offensive attitudes and statements discovered on James Twitter feed are indefensible and inconsistent with our studios values, and we have severed our business relationship with him,” studio boss Alan Horn said in a statement shortly after the tweets emerged.

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As for Gunns horror movie at Sony, the untitled pic from H Collective being directed David Yarovesky by has already staked out a November 30 release date. Brian and Mark Gunn wrote the script with The H Collective fully financing and producing alongside James Gunn and his Troll Court Entertainment.

Its unclear whether Sony plans any changes to the release strategy in the wake of todays news.

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