It’s no surprise that there will be a GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 3. In fact, writer/director James Gunn confirmed that fact back in March. Now in a lengthy Facebook post, Gunn has confirmed that he will be the writer and director of the third chapter. He also indicates that it will arrive sometime after Avengers: Infinity War.
In a regular bit of fan engagement with his social media followers, Gunn posted a long statement about the decision make process. Addressing whether or not he would direct the next chapter of the
So, after many months of ruminations and discussions, I know the answer. I could save this answer for the first, random interviewer to ask me during the press junket but instead I thought I’d share it with the most important people in the Guardiansverse – you, the fans, who have been so incredibly supportive and enthusiastic over the past five years, it has moved me to tears on a regular basis.
So, yes, I’m returning to write and direct GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 3.
After citing his love for the characters, and praising his colleagues at Marvel and Disney, Gunn adds: “I can’t fricking wait to get started.” He then goes on to talk about the timing of the third Guardians film.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is yet to arrive in cinemas, due out in Australia on 24 April 2017 and in the US on 5 May 2017, from Disney.