While all eyes are currently on James Gunn’s next film, , the writer/director is still firmly entrenched in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, prepping . While we haven’t heard much about the project lately, star Dave Bautista, who plays Drax the Destroyer in the MCU, has given a bit of an update.
Speaking to , Bautista said he believed some of the movie’s plot, along with the MCU as a whole, has changed from the initial concept. “I saw a script early on when we were all on schedule and James Gunn was attached before everything went nutso,” the actor explained. “I believe because [Marvel’s] whole calendar has changed [due to the pandemic shutdown and Guardians’ production delays], that storylines have changed, and they won’t intersect like originally planned. Obviously, we lost Chadwick [Boseman], so I don’t know where that leaves Black Panther. I haven’t seen a new script, is the short answer.”
While it certainly seems like Bautista is unsure about what will happen in the next films, and he has yet to see an updated Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 3 script, it makes sense that the story would be different from what was originally pitched. After all, when Marvel Studios first announced a third Guardians of the Galaxy film, that was before Gunn was fired from the film, before . In that time, he’s been heavily invested in making The Suicide Squad and is now working on a that centers on John Cena’s character, Peacemaker.
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