49 years old (Born on August 05, 1970)
American writer; He is famous from Tromeo and Juliet.Is an avid comic book reader. The first person in cinema history to write back-to-back #1 for the weekend box office hits, with Dawn of the Dead (2004) on 19 March 2004 and Scooby Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (2004) on 26 March 2004. Has worked as a hospital orderly, bar musician, and quarry worker. Cousin of Mark Gunn. Was hired to write Scooby-Doo (2002) after doing a draft of Spy vs. Spy (1985) (VG) for Warner Bros. and director Jay Roach.
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Fun Facts About James Gunn
Earned an MFA from Columbia University in New York.
Choreographed the sex scenes for Tromeo and Juliet (1996).
The character "Gunn" on the TV series "Angel" (1999) was named such after "Angel" (1999) creator Joss Whedon worked with both James and his brother Sean Gunn.
Is brothers with actor Sean Gunn, writer Brian Gunn, filmmaker Matt Gunn and movie exec Patrick Gunn.
Was part of a Saint Louis consortium of teenage, amateur filmmakers who were called "The Splicers," that included George Hickenlooper, Bill Boll, Tim Gallaher, Steve Goedde, and Chris Curtis.
Interviewed for summer job filing papers at Troma Films, and was instead hired to write the screenplay for Tromeo and Juliet (1996) (and was paid $150 dollars to do so).
Wrote the screenplays for both The Specials (2000) and Tromeo and Juliet (1996) in two week binges.
Son-in-law of Anne Fischer.
Took five years to write his first novel, "The Toy Collector."