Even before Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 started crushing the international box office, the folks at Marvel knew they would want more of the rag-tag space team from director James Gunn. Just a few weeks ago, the studio revealed that a third Guardians film had already been green-lit, with Gunn attached to write and direct.
Apparently, the work never actually stops for Gunn and his crew. They've been busy doing the press tours for Vol. 2 over the last couple of months, but Gunn is already hard at work on the third movie.
According to USA Today, who spoke with James Gunn and members of the cast, the man in charge has already started writing Vol. 3.
He's not in this adventure alone, as Gunn revealed that Chris Pratt has been involved in the writing process as well. The two have been discussing the story for the third movie, while Gunn has also been having "some pretty intense conversations" with Zoe Saldana about Gamora's future role.
There was no indication as to what story the third film could contain, but the picture will much clearer once Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 hits theaters this Friday.
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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is written and directed by James Gunn (Slither). The film marks the return of the original Guardians, including Chris Pratt (Jurassic World) as Peter Quill/Star-Lord; Zoe Saldana (Star Trek Into Darkness) as Gamora; Dave Bautista (Spectre) as Drax; Vin Diesel (Furious 7) as the voice of Groot; Bradley Cooper (American Sniper) as the voice of Rocket; Michael Rooker (Jumper) as Yondu; Karen Gillan (The Big Short) as Nebula; and Sean Gunn (Gilmore Girls) as Kraglin. New cast members include Pom Klementieff (Oldboy), Elizabeth Debicki (The Great Gatsby, Everest), Chris Sullivan (The Knick, The Drop) and Kurt Russell (The Hateful Eight, The Thing).
Source: USA Today