NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 01:  Director David Ayer attends the "Suicide Squad" World Premiere at The Beacon Theatre on August 1,
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David Ayer, director of the highly anticipated DC film Suicide Squad, has apologized after yelling "fuck Marvel!" at the film's premiere on Monday night.

When a fan at the premiere shouted "fuck Marvel" at Ayer—who helmed Fury and End of Watch and wrote Training Day and The Fast and the Furious—shouted it right back, striking down DC's superhero-film rival in the process:

Hours later, Ayer had already apologized on social media:

Suicide Squad comes out this Friday. It doesn't sound like Ayer will be directing an X-Men movie anytime soon, huh?