As Guardians of the Galaxy Volume Two is set to hit cinemas this month, Director and Writer James Gunn took to social media to confirm news that was widely expected, yet still very much welcomed by his fans and fans of his work with Marvel studios.

Gunn is known for his regular communication with his fans via social media and below is the facebook post he shared confirming the news that he will return as writer and director for Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 3.

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2 is released on the 28th April 2017 in the UK

You can read our review of the Guardians of the Galaxy here