James Gunn, acclaimed movie director and co-CEO of DC Studios, recently expressed his enthusiasm to work with WWE Superstar turned movie star John Cena again. The announcement came through a heartfelt birthday tweet for Cena, who celebrated his 46th birthday on Sunday.
Cena previously starred as Peacemaker in Gunn's 2021 comic book blockbuster, "Suicide Squad." The character's immense popularity led to a spinoff series on HBO Max, which further cemented Cena's successful transition to the big screen.
Gunn's tweet read: "Happy Birthday, @johncena! One of the great joys of my life has been working with this man, a person of incredible talent, compassion, integrity, and kindness. I love him to death and count the days until we work together again.
Here he is killing it on the dance floor at our wedding with the Peacemaker dance," along with attached photos of Cena dancing at Gunn's wedding.
Happy Birthday, @johncena! One of the great joys of my life has been working with this man, a person of incredible talent, compassion, integrity and kindness.
Cena's Upcoming Films and WWE Return
Cena's thriving movie career includes several upcoming projects, such as "Fast X," "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem," "Barbie," "Ricky Stanicky," and the highly anticipated spy film "Argylle." Despite his busy schedule, Cena briefly returned to his wrestling roots for a feud with WWE United States Champion Austin Theory.
This rivalry culminated at WrestleMania 39, where Theory retained his championship title. The match occurred during the second night of WrestleMania 39 and was its opening event. Cena's last WrestleMania match before facing Theory was at WrestleMania 36, where Bray Wyatt defeated him in a Firefly Fun House match.
As James Gunn and John Cena have demonstrated impressive chemistry, fans eagerly await another collaboration. Given Cena's growing popularity in Hollywood and the praise he's received from Gunn, it's clear that this multitalented wrestler-turned-actor has a bright future ahead.
With Gunn's creative vision and Cena's undeniable charisma, their next project together will surely be a hit among fans and critics alike.