'Guardians of the Galaxy 2' Is Not a Prequel! I think James Gunn is getting a little tired of telling everyone how much the Guardians of the Galaxy films will not be leading up to The Avengers: Infinity War.Here he is taking about it again:"The last thing I said was something about how the Guardians, we really are mostly focused on creating the Guardians as their own separate universe, creating the cosmic side of the Marvel Universe. It isn’t all about leading towards Avengers.