James Gunn Confirms The Release Year For Guardians of the Galaxy 3

Even though we will see the Guardians of the Galaxy team in Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers 4 in 2018 and 2019 respectively, the team will again star in their own standalone third movie in the near future.

Director and writer for the series, James Gunn, confirmed on his official Twitter account that Guardians of the Galaxy 3 is set to be released in the year 2020.

He has confirmed last year that this should be the last movie starring the original lineup of heroes consisting of Starlord, Drax, Gamora, Rocket and Groot.

He also explained a spoiler for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 below. If you want to avoid reading about the spoiler, you can click away if you have yet to see the second movie.



Anyway Gunn also explained on Twitter that a certain character will not return in the third movie. As you may know, Yondu died at the end of the second movie in order to save Peter Quill/Starlord.

Gunn says as long as he's still in charge of making the third movie, Yondu will not be revived whatsoever. He wants to keep the emotional sendoff the character received at the end of the second movie.

If Yondu was brought back, the impact of the ending of the second movie would be lost.

This is a good move since Marvel usually brings too many of its characters back to life in future movies and/or TV shows.

Guardians of the Galaxy was a surprise when it came out in 2014. Very little people have heard of the characters before, but the film managed to overcome all of the odds thanks to a great cast and funny script.

The second movie was not as good as the first, but it still managed to please most people. Everyone is now waiting to see the team interact with the Avengers for the first time in this years Avengers: Infinity War.

Wanna read more on this? Check these out: Marvel Is Finally Going To Work On A Black Widow Solo Movie (more); It's Very Unlikely Marvel's Inhumans Will Be Picked Up For Season 2 (more); Reasons Why The Fox's 'The Gifted' Succeeded And Marvel's 'Inhumans' Failed (more); Early Box Office Weekend Prediction Made For Marvel's Black Panther (more).

And here are some more related articles: Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Season 5 Episode 2 Review: Orientation Part 2 (more); Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D Season 5 Episode 1 Review: Orientation Part 1 (more); Review/Recap: Marvel's Inhumans Season 1 Finale Ends On A Whimper (more).

A few more: Marvel's Inhumans Shows No Signs Of Improving Its Quality (more); Imax CEO Comments Why Marvel's Inhumans Has Been A Misfire (more).

Marvel Studios/Disney