Video Game Interview: James Gunn Licks the Lollipop Chainsaw


At this point, filmmaker James Gunn has a pretty decent run of genre movies under his belt, writing the screenplays for Zack Snyder’s Dawn of the Dead remake and the Scooby Doo sequel before getting behind the camera to direct twisted movies like Slither and last year’s violent superhero tale Super.

In the last few years, Gunn’s been exploring a variety of other mediums with his hilariously irreverent webseries “PG Porn” and as a judge on the reality TV show “Scream Queens,” so it was only a matter of time before he’d finally bring his sense of humor and love for gore to video games with Lollipop Chainsaw, which follows the journey of Juliet Starling, a cheerleader with a chainsaw, who must take on a high school full of zombies. got on the phone with one of our favorite filmmakers to interview, a couple weeks back, and you can read that interview over on