Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 News


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Development & Production


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Jun. 28, 2021
Chris Pratt said that filming for 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3' would be at "the end of this year and the beginning of next year,' indicating that production would span from November 2021 to April 2022.   (Cast/Crew)
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Jun. 27, 2021
Karen Gillan teased her return as Nebula in a new batch of videos from the set of 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.'   (Cast/Crew)
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May. 25, 2021
'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3' was rumored to begin filming in Atlanta, Georgia in late Fall 2021.   (Murphy's Multiverse)
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May. 04, 2021
James Gunn revealed that 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3' might be his last film for the franchise.   (Cast/Crew)
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Apr. 05, 2021
James Gunn promised the “designers & visual development geniuses” are hard at work on “creating new, fantastic designs of other worlds & alien beings" for 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.'   (Cast/Crew)
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Feb. 05, 2021
James Gunn confirmed that The Volume will be used for filming 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.'   (Cast/Crew)
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Dec. 10, 2020
Dave Bautista said that 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3' "will go into production late next year.”   (Cast/Crew)
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Nov. 26, 2020
The working title for 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3' was rumored to be "Hot Christmas."   (The DisInsider)
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Nov. 10, 2020
James Gunn confirmed that the script for 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3' is "already written" and "most" of the production heads have been hired.   (Cast/Crew)
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May. 07, 2020
James Gunn said that the 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3' is "long past the first draft."   (Cast/Crew)
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Apr. 19, 2020
James Gunn said there are no plans for a 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 4' after 'Vol. 3.'   (Cast/Crew)
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Mar. 20, 2020
James Gunn said his 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3' script was still changing "slightly."   (Cast/Crew)
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Mar. 15, 2019
'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3's' production was reported to start after James Gunn completes 'The Suicide Squad.'   (Deadline)
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Mar. 15, 2019
Marvel Studios was reported to have never undertaken a search to find a replacement director to James Gunn for 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.'   (The Hollywood Reporter)
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Aug. 24, 2018
'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3's' production was reported to be put on hold as Disney and Marvel Studios regroup to find James Gunn's replacement director.   (The Hollywood Reporter)
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Aug. 09, 2018
Marvel Studios was reported to be attempting to persuade Disney to explore a compromise to bring James Gunn "back into the fold" for 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3' after his firing from the movie.   (Deadline)
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Aug. 08, 2018
Marvel Studios was reported to be using James Gunn's script for 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3' despite firing Gunn as the director on the movie.   (The Hollywood Reporter)
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Jun. 25, 2018
James Gunn said that he had completed the screenplay for 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.'   (Cast/Crew)
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Jun. 05, 2018
James Gunn said that 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3's' production will be "a bit more complex" than the previous Guardians of the Galaxy movies.   (Cast/Crew)
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Nov. 30, 2017
James Gunn said that he has picked out all the songs for 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3's' soundtrack.   (Cast/Crew)
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Aug. 06, 2017
James Gunn said that he, Kevin Feige, and the Russo Brothers are "on the same page" so that 'Avengers: Infinity War' and 'Avengers: Endgame' smoothly connect with 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.'   (Cast/Crew)
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Jun. 14, 2017
James Gunn said that he has finished the first draft of the treatment of 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3's' script.   (Cast/Crew)
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May. 27, 2017
Sean Gunn said there are "a lot of ideas in the works" for 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 3' which are dependent on the events of 'Avengers: Infinity War' and 'Avengers: Endgame.'   (Cast/Crew)

Crew


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Feb. 05, 2021
Henry Braham was confirmed to have joined the crew of 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3' as a cinematographer.   (Cast/Crew)
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Mar. 15, 2019
James Gunn was reported to be rehired for 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3'.   (Deadline)
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Feb. 04, 2019
Taika Waititi said it would be "kind of awkward" to replace James Gunn as director of 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.'   (Cast/Crew)
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Dec. 20, 2018
Adam McKay said that he was approached by Marvel Studios to direct 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3' in place of James Gunn.   (Cast/Crew)
Official (Updated)
Jul. 20, 2018
James Gunn reacted to the news of his 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3' firing with a full statement offering his "deepest apologies."   (Cast/Crew)

Jul. 20, 2018
James Gunn was fired as the director of 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3' due to "offensive attitudes and statements discovered on James’ Twitter feed."   (Disney)

Cast


Rumor (Updated)
Mar. 09, 2021
James Gunn debunked the rumor by pointing out that “there is no casting underway” for ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.’   (Cast/Crew)

Mar. 09, 2021
‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3’ was rumored to be casting for a "thirty-year-old Caucasian man" who is a "Zac Effron-type" as well as a “super hero type” to play Adam Warlock in the threequel.   (The Illuminerdi)
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Apr. 28, 2020
Michael Rosenbaum said he expects to reprise his role as Martinex, as well as for Sylvester Stallone to reprise his role as Stakar Ogord, in 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.'   (Cast/Crew)
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Apr. 11, 2020
Michael Rooker said he would appear in 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3' if he played a character other than Yondu.   (Cast/Crew)
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Feb. 18, 2020
Chris Pratt said "there's no definitive yes or no" on Chris Hemsworth appearing in 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.'   (Cast/Crew)
Official
Feb. 22, 2019
'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3' was confirmed to use James Gunn's script despite Gunn being fired as director on the movie.   (Marvel Studios)
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Aug. 06, 2018
Dave Bautista said that he would not appear in 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3' if James Gunn's script was not used for the movie.   (Cast/Crew)
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Feb. 26, 2018
Mark Hamill and James Gunn playfully agreed that Hamill will have a role in 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.'   (Cast/Crew)

Release Date


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May. 03, 2021
'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3' was confirmed to release on May 5, 2023.   (Marvel Studios)
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May. 03, 2021
'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3' was confirmed to release on May 5, 2023.   (Marvel Studios)
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Dec. 14, 2020
'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3' was confirmed to release sometime in 2023.   (Disney)
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Aug. 04, 2020
James Gunn confirmed the release date for 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3' has not changed despite COVID-19 delays on other MCU projects.   (Cast/Crew)
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Sep. 07, 2017
'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3' was said to be set for a 2020 release.   (Cast/Crew)

Plot


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Jul. 27, 2021
James Gunn teased that' The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special' contains some "stuff" that fans need to learn before 'Vol. 3.'   (Cast/Crew)
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Jul. 27, 2021
James Gunn teased that 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3' is "gigantic," saying that he will finish the story that he intends to finish.   (Cast/Crew)
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Jul. 19, 2021
James Gunn debunked a rumor that states that Mark Hamill will appear in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.’   (Cast/Crew)
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Jul. 16, 2021
James Gunn teased "a heavier story" in 'Guardians of The Galaxy Vol. 3.'   (Cast/Crew)
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Jul. 16, 2021
James Gunn confirmed that the script for 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3' has been done for about three years and that "it's an emotional process to go through."   (Cast/Crew)
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Jul. 10, 2021
Karen Gillan revealed that not only did she "read the script [of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3] with Pom Klentieff," but after reading the screenplay, the two of them were "full of tears."   (Cast/Crew)
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Jun. 15, 2021
Vin Diesel encouraged Comicbook's Brandon Davis to ask Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige about "the Groot story he's excited about... The return to Planet X."   (Cast/Crew)
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May. 11, 2021
Dave Bautista admitted that Marvel Studios "dropped the ball" with some of Drax's story in the MCU.   (Cast/Crew)
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May. 08, 2021
James Gunn said that he sees ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3’ "as the end of the Guardians' story" he's been telling since their first movie in 2014, but he did tease the possibility of continuing by saying "never say never.”   (Cast/Crew)
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May. 06, 2021
Dave Bautista teased that 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3' is “probably going to be the end” of Drax's arc.   (Cast/Crew)
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Feb. 23, 2021
James Gunn confirmed that adult Groot “is no longer with us,” and it is unlikely that he will come back in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.’   (Cast/Crew)
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Dec. 31, 2020
James Gunn said that anything that will happen in 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3' comes from his commitment to the truth that is rooted in telling fictional stories.   (Cast/Crew)
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Dec. 31, 2020
James Gunn said that whatever events transpire in 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3' will have proper build-up and will feel authentic.   (Cast/Crew)
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Aug. 22, 2020
'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3' was said to feature "a lot more interaction" between Drax and Mantis.   (Cast/Crew)
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Jun. 08, 2020
Karen Gillan said that Nebula will be "starting to rebuild her life" in 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.'   (Cast/Crew)
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Apr. 19, 2020
James Gunn said that a character will die in 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.'   (Cast/Crew)
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Apr. 19, 2020
James Gunn said he has big plans for Sean Gunn's Kraglin in 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.'   (Cast/Crew)
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Mar. 09, 2020
"Alpha Groot" was teased to appear in 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.'   (Cast/Crew)
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Jul. 22, 2019
'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3' was confirmed to be set after the events of 'Thor: Love and Thunder.'   (Cast/Crew)
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May. 15, 2019
James Gunn said that Rocket's character arc is "set to really finish" in 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.'   (Cast/Crew)
Rumor
Dec. 16, 2018
'Guardians of the Galaxy's' script was rumored to tell a very emotional story which made its readers cry.   (Peter Sciretta)
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Feb. 26, 2018
James Gunn said that 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3' will be "very, very, very different."   (Cast/Crew)
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Aug. 22, 2017
James Gunn said that 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3' will "really expand the cosmic universe" and "help to set up the next 10, 20 years of Marvel movies."   (Cast/Crew)

Promotional


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May. 03, 2021
A new logo for 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3' was officially revealed.   (Marvel Studios)