Disney has rehired James Gunn to write and direct Guardians of the Galaxy 3.
Gunn was hired by Warner Bros. in October to write and possibly direct a sequel to “Suicide Squad.” Gunn will finish the Suicide Squad sequel before Marvel Studios begins production on Guardians of the Galaxy 3. The movie is scheduled to hit theaters on August 6, 2021.
Disney fired Gunn in July from directing the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s third Guardians movie after offensive tweets resurfaced from years ago in which Gunn made jokes about child abuse.
Gunn took to social media to post a heartfelt thank you message: