In 2014, James Gunn joined the big family Miracle directing Guardians of the Galaxy. The director then returned to direct a second and third installment, and even a Christmas TV movie. james cannon then announced that this would be his last collaboration with Marvel.
After the success of The Suicide Squad and Peacemaker, the director has indeed taken the lead at DC Studios. It is therefore logical that he distances himself from that Miracle. And yet, no. Guardians of the Galaxy 3 may not be the last project James Gunn could direct for the MCU.
Is there still hope?
That’s on Twitter james cannon hinted that his retirement from the MCU may not be final. The director had responded to a fan commenting on one of his tweets sharing his joy at finally being able to front Mantis in the Guardians of the Galaxy TV special. The fan said he was very excited to discover the feature film, he also took the opportunity to ask James Gunn if it was his last project mcu.
James Gunn then replied no and then indicated that his latest project for the MCU is clearly the third installment of the Guardians of the Galaxy. However, the director’s answer is somewhat ambiguous. Indeed, James Gunn had fun with the words by adding a FOR THE MOMENT to the end of his tweet, giving this: “No, part 3 in May is my last thing for the MCU right now. » Impossible not to say that “for now” implies that Miracle and the director are not closed to new collaborations later!
Co-CEO of DC Studios!
Last October the news had fallen: james cannon was named co-CEO of DC studios along with producer Peter Safran. The duo was chosen by Warner Bros. Images to manage and direct all DC projects whether in film, on the small screen, in live action or in animation. The news was well received by fans and gave them hope for the future of the superhero franchise. Fans are already convinced that James Gunn and Peter Safran will do a good job and restore DC’s image both in cinema and on television.
Waiting to see what it will bring james cannon invites you to Disney+ on November 25 to discover the Guardians of the Galaxy Christmas TV special. The third and final part of their misadventures will not hit theaters until May 2023.
No, Vol 3 in May is my last thing for the MCU for now.
—James Gunn (@JamesGunn) November 21, 2022