Surprise! 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.3' Production Has Been Delayed
Disney and Marvel are currently trying to regroup on the project. — The small group of workers during pre-production have been dismissed, and can start looking for other work in the time being. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.3 was going to be directed by James Gunn before his abrupt firing. Full pre-production mode was expected to happen in the fall. It also looks like Disney Studios chairman Alan Horn is staying strong on not letting Gunn back.
Disney Will Not Re-Hire James Gunn for 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.3'
Despite vocal backlash over the abrupt firing of Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn. It looks like Disney will not be bringing him back on board despite recent, conflicting reports.
Marvel Will Use James Gunn's Script for 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.3', May Even Return to Direct
James Gunn situation is well known to anyone that has the internet. So I'm not going to waste our time by reliving that exhausting situation. — Gunn was fired from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.3 last month. Yet film studios are already offering him big projects. Earlier this week Variety ran a story stating Disney will not re-hire James Gunn or will they use his script. Well it looks like that might be changing. The Hollywood Reporter is claiming that Disney will use his script and there is a possibility he may be re-hired even if it isn't for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.3? Say what... if you're going to re-hire him at least give him back his franchise. This is where the report gets really interesting.
'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3' is coming to Phase 4, says Kevin Feige
Marvel has been way ahead of the game since the beginning of their shared universe, and had phase 3 mapped out since we were still in the midst of phase 2. So with phase 3 kicking off next month, plans for phase 4 are unsurprisingly well underway.