t has been a bumpy road for director and producer James Gunn, mastermind behind the Guardians of the Galaxy movie franchise that has achieved considerable success since its inception with the first film in 2014. However, when he appeared to be on top of the world, things came crumbling down fast; in 2018, Gunn was fired from production of Guardians of the Galaxy 3 after insensitive tweets from his past had surfaced. This was not a long divorce however, with Gunn quickly returning to the production squad while also working on the upcoming reboot of the Suicide Squad film, proving that this minor turmoil did not diminish his ambition. Now, Gunn is looking toward the future, recently announcing that the script for the third installment in the franchise has been completed, which means production will commence very soon.
Gunn has been a great asset to the Marvel Universe, providing it with two films that provided a comedic take on superhero films that caught viewers eye’s rather easily These films starred individual such as star actor Chris Hemsworth and WWE wrestler turned actor Bautista, among others, and has been a smash hit amongst Marvel fans as well as the average moviegoer. Guardians 3 looks to return to that magic, and with Gunn at the helm it is difficult to doubt that his genius will strike again.
This truly is a redemption tour for James Gunn. In true Steve Jobs fashion, he was ousted from the project he had helped create and played the most important roles in ensuring the films’ successes. This does not seem to have dampened his spirits however, as he is filled with pure joy finishing the script and being able to begin production on the next installment of what could be an all time classic franchise. While the script has just finished, it would appear thee earliest we will see a release is 2021, giving fans plenty of time to gear up for thee return of the Guardians.