Guardians Director Abused Over Karen Gillan's Hair
Filmmaker asks fans to stop sending him hate messages over shorn locks...
James Gunn revealed that he had been targeted with angry messages over the former Doctor Who star's decision to go bald for her role in the Marvel Studios movie.
He wrote on Twitter: "If you are sending me hate messages about making @KarenGillan2 shave her head, you might consider the overall state of your life."
Gillan revealed that she had shorn her famous red locks during a panel at Comic Con a week ago. She is playing space pirate Nebula in the movie.
Other cast members include Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Benicio Del Toro, Peter Serafinowicz and Glenn Close.
The film is due in cinemas next August.