STUDIO CITY—Writer and director James Gunn, who is known for directing “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 1” and “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2,” has sold his Studio City home for $1.875 million. The sell is $20,000 less than his asking price of $1.895 million.
According to the Los Angeles Times, the two-story home was put on the market in March and had offers within 10 days. Gunn purchased the property for $875,000 in 2002, while married to “The Office” actress and cartoonist Jenna Fischer.
According to the listing, the 3,825 square-foot East Coast traditional-style home was built in 1956. It was recently remodeled and features light hardwood floors, raised ceilings and fireplaces in the kitchen, living room and den.
The home has five bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms, a formal dining room, a breakfast nook, and a library with floor-to-ceiling shelves. The main bedroom has a walk-in closet and a bathroom with a double-sink, spa tub and separate shower. According to the listing, the backyard has a mini soccer field, raised patio, and pool; there is also a detached office.
Variety reported the listing agent was Lou Woolf of Rodeo Realty. Ellen Katzman of Keller Williams Realty represented the buyer.
Gunn made his directorial debut in 2006 with the film “Slither.” The first “Guardians of the Galaxy” film earned over $770 million globally, and the sequel “Guardians of the Galaxy 2 Vol. 2” has already grossed more than $740 million globally since its release in May. Gunn also directed the live-action version of “Scooby-Doo” in 2002, and the 2004 remake “Dawn of the Dead.”