We’ve reached out to Disney for comment or clarification on this and will update should we find out more. As to the film as a whole Pratt added, “I think it’s in the nature of the ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ to come together and get the job done. And that’s what we’ll do.”

A few things to dive into about this. While Pratt certainly would know better than almost anyone else in the world whether or not Gunn’s script will be used (being the lead actor and all), until cameras are rolling, nothing is set in stone. This could be the plan now, but it could change. A new writer could come in, strip away Gunn’s words, and just use his story. When a director is hired, that person may only do the film on the condition they get to completely change everything. A million things could happen until the movie goes into production.

But, at this moment, this hypothetical movie called Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 still shares some of its DNA from the franchise’s main architect, even as he’s off playing with other heroes.

[h/t Birth Movies Death]

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