Even before this new series was announced, James Gunn said that he would not proceed with production on Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 until he was done with The Suicide Squad. The Ronin reported that filming for Peacemaker wouldn’t be finished until June, and The Suicide Squad is still set to release in August. So, it would be a big possibility that Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 could begin filming as early as July.
The Ronin reported that James Gunn’s eight-episode Peacemaker series for HBO Max will begin production in Vancouver under the working title “The Scriptures,” with filming starting January 18 and ending June 15
Lovely gift from my friends at @XBox (of course it’s in the busiest time of my life, between two movies & a TV show). But perhaps I’ll find some down time as I begin my mandatory two-week quarantine here in Canada for Peacemaker. #XboxSeriesX #Xbox pic.twitter.com/ngJhCJy6Nx
— James Gunn (@JamesGunn) November 8, 2020
James Gunn mentioned on both his Twitter and Instagram that he has begun mandatory quarantine in Canada for two weeks before he can start work on Peacemaker: