James Gunn on cutting Nathan Fillion’s Simon Williams cameo from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, movie posters released

Back in April of last year it was revealed that Nathan Fillion would be making a cameo appearance in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 as actor-turned-superhero Simon Williams (a character better known to comic book fans as Wonder Man), with a batch of set photos revealing a series of faux movie posters for the Simon Williams Film Festival.

Unfortunately, Fillion’s cameo ended up on the cutting room floor, and director James Gunn has now taken to Facebook to explain Fillion’s absence, as well as unveiling two of the movie posters, featuring Fillion’s Williams in a Tony Stark biopic and as the Marvel character Arkon…

“(Nathan’s) been in every movie I’ve directed – even as a monstrous, perverted voice in Guardians of the Galaxy. I didn’t have a good cameo for him in Vol. 2 – and I wanted to bring him more fully into the McU at some point,

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