It’s probably far too early to discuss Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, but hey, I just write the news sometimes.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Guardians director James Gunn told the online publication that he’s already discussing scripts with Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige, along with the future of our Guardians after the third installment.
“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.”
We’re far away from anything concrete about Vol. 3, but the Marvel train just doesn’t stop chugging. In fact, the entire soundtrack has already been plucked from the musicverse. Gunn didn’t tell THR exactly how many 80s and 90s songs would be chosen. Instead, he simply said this:
“Vol. 1 was a playlist of Meredith Quill’s songs, whereas Vol. 2 contained Yondu’s songs.”
Perhaps the most interesting tidbit from this report regards the future of the Guardians of the Galaxy. Vol. 3 is the end of the current run by our Guardians and is, along with the Homecoming sequel, the only film greenlit after the fourth Avengers film.
If I could add in an opinion, Vol. 2 was fine … for a Guardians film. I think these heroes we’ve grown to love will eventually run their course, especially when their first two adventures felt a tad inconsequential to the remainder of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. That’s not to say I don’t laugh and have fun with ’em, but I think, especially with the end of the 22-film arc, someone’s going to have to move on, per say, from the MCU.
I think that’ll have to be our Guardians of the Galaxy.