Filmmaker James Gunn has teased that the third chapter in the Guardians of the Galaxy film collection has a “heavier story”.
Gunn beforehand directed Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 1 (2014) and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017), that includes a ragtag group of superheroes from the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).
The director mentioned he will begin work on Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 3 after wrapping Peacemaker, the HBO Max spin-off collection to the upcoming DC film The Suicide Squad.
“I’m nonetheless capturing Peacemaker, however I’m beginning to work on Guardians 3. For Guardians 3, the script has mainly been written for a lengthy time,” Gunn advised Entertainment Weekly.
“I’ve been enjoying with it in little methods over the years, however it is mainly stayed the identical since three years in the past. It’s fairly heavy really. It’s a heavier story, so it is an emotional course of to go by,” he added.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 will function Chris Pratt as Peter Quill / Star-Lord, Zoe Saldana as Gamora, Dave Bautista as Drax the Destroyer, Bradley Cooper as Rocket and Vin Diesel as Groot. The film will launch globally in 2023.