Critically acclaimed director James Gunn (Guardians of the Galaxy, The Suicide Squad) recently sat down with Joseph Deckelmeier for a question and answer session on the recently released The Suicide Squad movie. During the interview, James Gunn was gracious enough to answer a couple of questions regarding his love of the Kamen Rider franchise.
During #TheSuicideSquad press junket @JamesGunn and I got to geek out about #KamenRider! #toku fans, go see #TheSuicideSquad!! There’s some cinematic shout outs for his love of the genre! #ridersquad https://t.co/cp7SeX0Y7Z pic.twitter.com/QDlby0ehn3
— Joseph Deckelmeier #BlackLivesMatter (@Joelluminerdi) August 5, 2021
In the interview, James Gunn shares what his favorite Kamen Rider is, the inspirations he has taken from Kamen Rider, Ultraman, and Kaiju movies as a whole, and whether or not he feels Kamen Rider could be a success in America (spoiler: he says yes!).
Watch the full clip above! Also check out The Suicide Squad in theaters now and streaming on HBO Max. Share your love for Kamen Rider and James Gunn by using the hashtag #RiderSquad on social media!