Marvel Hero and legend among fans James Gunn let slip some details on Guardians of the Galaxy volume 3 whilst talking to The Hollywood Reporter yesterday.
Apparently, Gunn has started writing the script for Vol. 3 and has already chosen all the music for Awesome mix vol.3 but the biggest reveal was that the third installment of the franchise will be the last time we see this team of Guardians. He went on to say:
“Those scripts are already in the works. Kevin and I talk about it all the time; we just had a meeting today. Discussing what is the next iteration of cosmic characters and where are the characters that we’ve already created going to go in the next batch of films,”
Whilst there is plenty of news surrounding the MCU and its projects nothing is really none after the planned fourth Avengers movie in 2019 other than there is Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.3 and Spiderman 2 planned.
Vol. 3 will also be the end of this current lineup of Guardians, begging the question of whether the Ravagers led by Sylvester Stallone in Vol. 2 could pick up the Guardians mantle. There’s a comic book precedent for that, as they were actually the original team of Guardians.
“I’m definitely interested in the direction that these characters are headed and their roles in the Marvel Universe,” says Gunn.
Those Guardians have some wild origins that include time travel (they’re from 1,000 years in the future), but Gunn says Marvel isn’t planning on going that route.
“That is not something that we’re dealing with. These are older characters and more criminal than our Guardians. So we’re focusing on that,” says Gunn.
How do you feel about the news that we could be saying goodbye to Starlord and friends? Do you want more Rocket and Groot? Does the idea of a changing roster of Guardians appeal to you? As always let us know your thoughts in the comments below