After DC Universe, Robert Pattinson to make MCU debut with ‘Guardians of the Galaxy 3’? Director James Gunn clarifies


Robert Pattinson’s fans were elated when he was roped in to play the new-age Batman in Matt Reeves’ directorial. However, another casting rumour got the better of them recently. One of the casting rumours that was floating around was that Robert is joining the cast of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 3 and marking his Marvel Cinematic Universe debut. Many were under the impression that after joining the DC Universe Robert will be seen joining Chris Pratt, Dave Bautista, Karen Gillan and others for the final part of the Guardians of the Galaxy trilogy. However, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 3 director James Gunn refuted all such rumours. 

Gunn clarified that Robert has not been roped in to star in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 3. He cleared the air when a fan asked him if Robert was involved in the project. Gunn gave a very succinct answer and said, “No, it's definitely not.” He also gave another update about the project. When a fan inquired about Guardians of the Galaxy 3's release date, the director clarified that Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 3 does not go on the floors anytime soon. He said, “I won’t start filming for a year or so.”

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Gunn is currently busy with the making of his DCEU movie The Suicide Squad. His updates on Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 3 comes a week after Gillian revealed that the script of the third past was the best of the trilogy. She told an international website, “I think it’ll be in the next couple of years, but I’ve read Vol. 3 and I think it’s the best of the trilogy. I know that we’re all really excited to have James Gunn back as our fearless leader. So we’re all just really looking forward to getting back together.”

(Source: Hollywood Reporter/Instagram)