Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is yet to hit theatres but a big surprise came to fans when Director James Gunn revealed in a recent interview that Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 is happening. There is no doubt that the Guardians of the Galaxy turned out to be the biggest winners in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Nobody knew about Gamora, Drax, StarLord, Rocket Racoon and Groot but now they are among the most lovable characters of MCU. Of Course Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 is inevitable due to the immense profit earned by this franchise but we still wonder what the third volume would be about.
James Gunn was promoting his film ‘The Belko Experiment’ when he confirmed in an interview that Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 will happen. James commented that he had already mapped out story of the Guardians of the Galaxy film series but he is yet to figure out how it will incorporate in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Kevin feige has already stated that guardians will be big part of MCU. Therefore it becomes necessary for Gunn to move the franchise in a direction where it perfectly bends in with the other movies of Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Director of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3
He was quickly asked whether he will return as director of Guardians of the Galaxy 3? To this James replied that he is unsure about his role for the third Guardians of the galaxy film but one thing he can assure the fans about is that the film will release somewhere around summer 2020. This will be the year when Marvel Cinematic Universe will enter its fourth Phase.
Kevin Feige, the mastermind behind MCU also confirmed this and said that Guardians of the Galaxy 3 would be among the first movies of Phase 4.
There are lot of questions revolving around the future of Guardians of the Galaxy film series. First of all we might get to know about Peter Quill’s true parentage in the second film. There are dozens of rumours online that point that Peter’s father would be a major villain of MCU. He will be the connecting dot between the Guardians of the Galaxy and The Avengers.
We know now that Peter Quill will be part of Avengers: Infinity War. This means that Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 will be set after the events of Avengers: Infinity War.
Release Date of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3
The third Avengers film would revolutionize the MCU as many new characters will become part of it while several old characters might be wiped off from it. So, it will be interesting to see if Peter Quill, Gamora, Drax, Rocket Raccoon and Groot will be able to survive the chaos of Avengers: Infinity war.
Vin Diesel who voice Groot in Guardians of the Galaxy film series commented on the future of the franchise. Vin said that James is very much interested in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 and in the third film he want to focus on the characters of Groot and Rocket Racoon. Is it a hint that we might lose our favourite Human in the team?
As of now, there is no official release date announced for Guardians of the Galaxy 3. It is confirmed that the film will follow up after the events of Spiderman: Homecoming 2 and Captain Marvel. What is your take on the third film of Guardians of the Galaxy?