As soon as upon a time, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 would have been with us this very month, however it was in the end pulled from the schedules for causes that we’re all conversant in. Regardless of author/director James Gunn now being again in Marvel’s good books, he’s too busy with DC’s The Suicide Squad to make the sequel. With TSS due out subsequent yr, although, it was extensively assumed that Vol. 3 may drop in 2022.
Nevertheless, the filmmaker has now just about outright confirmed this isn’t going to occur. First, AMC Theaters tweeted that Guardians 3 was coming subsequent yr. Gunn then responded to inform them it wasn’t. This precipitated followers to fly into his mentions, asking him whether or not this meant it was set for 2022 as an alternative. Gunn then gave a quick remark to make clear the matter. “I didn’t say 2022,” he said.
I didn’t say 2022.
— James Gunn (@JamesGunn) Could 26, 2020
This shouldn’t be stunning given how packed Marvel’s 2022 slate is. Because of the pandemic, Physician Unusual within the Multiverse of Insanity and Thor: Love and Thunder have been pushed again from 2021, plus Black Panther II and Captain Marvel 2 are additionally locked in for Could and July that yr. There’s one October date nonetheless going, however this may be an uncommon place to drop the film. It appears logical, then, to imagine it’s going to fill the Could fifth, 2023 slot.
Let’s assume that’s the place it’s headed. In that case, that can be a full three years because it was initially purported to arrive in Could 2020. What’s extra, it’ll be six years because the final Guardians solo movie in Could 2017. There ought to’ve been a pleasant, even hole of three years between every entry within the trilogy, however we’ve now obtained twice as lengthy to attend between Vol. 2 and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.
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