Originally this was the third episode of Guardians of the Galaxy planned to take pictures in January or February 2019, the preproduction of the film had to end at the end of the summer.
But the plans of Marvel and Disney suffered serious changes after the resignation of director James Gunn for a series of bad taste Twitts in the month of July. At that time, the project continued with its calendar without changes, but there began a frantic search for replacement for the director.
Finally, as reported by The Hollywood Reporter, the project has been suspended for an indefinite period of time, so it would not come out as planned in May 2020. The media also report that it is difficult to be a final cancellationsince the first two deliveries yielded US $ 1,600 million dollars.
Marvel and Disney take a measured approach in their search for a film director: a source says that the director of Thor Ragnarok, Taika Waititi, recently met with Marvel, but it is not clear what project was discussed because there are several planned films.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Disney also left with free contract the actors of the saga, so that they can participate in another project, which makes the doubts about or larger Star Lord, Drax, Groot, Rocket and Gamora will perform Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 3.