Before Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 even debuted domestically, writer/director James Gunn confirmed that’d he be back at the helm of the third movie, assumedly titled Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3. Now, thanks to Gunn in a recent Q&A session with fans, we know that it’ll be the final movie featuring the current iteration of the Guardians we’ve come to know and love.
“With this iteration of the Guardians of the Galaxy, there will be three movies,” Gunn said in his Q&A sessions live on Facebook this past weekend. “So this next movie is the final film for this iteration of the Guardians.”
Debuting in 2014, the current iteration of the Guardians includes Peter Quill/Starlord (Chris Pratt), Gamora (Zoe Saldana), Drax (Dave Batista), Rocket Raccoon (Bradley Cooper), and Groot (Vin Diesel). If you count those characters added in Vol. 2, you can add Mantis (Pom Klementieff), Nebula (Karen Gillan), and Kraglin (Sean Gunn) to the mix.
Gunn dug quite deep into Guardians lore over the course of Vol. 2, even introducing some of the original 31st Century Guardians team members, including Stakar Ogord/Starhawk (Sylvester Stallone), Aleta Ogord (Michelle Yeoh), Martinex (Michael
While it’s unsure what their role is — if any — Gunn has hinted that it certainly hasn’t been the last time we’ve seen the original Guardians.
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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is written and directed by James Gunn and stars Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Michael Rooker, Karen Gillan, Pom Klementieff, Elizabeth Debicki, Chris Sullivan, Sean Gunn, Sylvester Stallone and Kurt Russell.