Guardians of the Galaxy 3" is one of the most highly-anticipated movies of the next few years, and fans are eagerly awaiting news about the film's progress. But with the recent controversy surrounding the firing of writer/director James Gunn, many are wondering whether or not the Guardians will ever return to the big screen.

The answer, it seems, is yes. Despite the controversy, Disney has confirmed that "Guardians of the Galaxy 3" is still in the works, with a script reportedly being developed by Gunn's replacement, director Taika Waititi. While it's unclear exactly what direction the movie will take, fans can rest assured that the Guardians will be back.

Of course, the bigger question is what the future holds for the team. After the events of "Avengers: Endgame," the Guardians are without their leader, as Chris Pratt's Peter Quill left with Gamora (Zoe Saldana) to search for her alternative reality counterpart. Meanwhile, the rest of the team is left to pick up the pieces and figure out their next move.

The main keywords for the third Guardians film will certainly be "reunification" and "redemption." Gamora's disappearance and Quill's emotional state are two plot points that are sure to be addressed in the new movie. But there will also likely be new villains to defeat, as well as new challenges for the team to overcome.

Perhaps one of the most intriguing possibilities for "Guardians of the Galaxy 3" is the possibility of introducing new characters to the team. With the Guardians being such a diverse group of misfits, there's always the potential for new members to join their ranks. Whether it's a new hero or villain, the addition of a fresh face could help to keep the franchise feeling fresh and exciting.

Ultimately, the future of the Guardians of the Galaxy remains uncertain, but there is no doubt that fans are eagerly anticipating the next installment in the series. With the talented cast and crew behind the project, "Guardians of the Galaxy 3" is sure to be an epic adventure that will leave audiences laughing, crying, and cheering.