Originally, GotG Vol. 3 was scheduled for next May. However, director James Gunn’s firing last year meant it missed its allotted production time. Gunn was rehired back in March and is set to helm the threequel, but he’s got another commitment first – after Marvel let him go, he hopped over to DC to write and direct The Suicide Squad.
Gunn has now restated on social media though that Guardians 3 is coming. In response to a fan who wanted to know when it will release, the filmmaker replied: “Sorry to disappoint. Guardians Vol. 3 Is happening, but I am finishing The Suicide Squad first.