Los Angeles, Sep 29 (PTI) Actor Bradley Cooper has trashed the idea that he should take over as the director for the third part of “Guardians of the Galaxy” series. Also Read - Lady Gaga Wells up as She Bags Her First Oscar Award For Shallow From A Star Is Born

The untitled third film is currently without a director after James Gunn, who helmed the previous two installments, was fired by Disney for his old offensive tweets. Also Read - Denis Villeneuve's 'Dune' to release in November 2020

Cooper, 43, who is making his directorial debut with the musical drama “A Star Is Born”, was asked whether he would be willing to take up the job. Also Read - Jason Momoa in talks for 'Dune' reboot

“In directing? I could never direct anything that I didn’t write. No, I could never direct anything that I didn’t write,” the actor, who voices Rocket Racoon in the film series, told online outlet JOE.

Actor Dave Bautista had recently revealed that the third part of “Guardians of the Galaxy” has been put “on hold indefinitely” after Gunn’s departure.

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