New “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3” Teaser Has All The Feels
We are a mere two weeks away from the premiere of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, the third and final film in writer/director James Gunn’s trilogy. A new teaser promises that all the feels, laughs, and love that our cosmic jokers have been providing will come together for one final, epic adventure.
Vol 3. will find our heroes all grown up. Well, not really, but they’re getting there! No, they’re not, but still, at least Groot is finally filling out after his heroic regression to babyhood to save the gang in the very first Guardians. The third film will introduce some lovable new characters, like Cosmo the dog (voiced by Maria Bakalova), and some less lovable types, especially The High Evolutionary (Chukwudi Iwuji), who is connected to Rocket’s heartbreaking backstory.
The feels will include finally getting some closure on the on-again/off-again romance between Star-Lord (Chris Pratt) and the woman he fell in love with, Gamora (Zoe Saldana). As we know, the Gamora in Vol. 3 isn’t the same woman he met in Vol. 1—she died (thanks to that all-time sociopathic monster, Thanos), and the current Gamora is from a different timeline. This previous trailer even hinted at a budding romance between Star-Lord and Gamora’s sister, Nebula (Karen Gillan), although she shuts that down pretty quickly in this new teaser.
It’s going to be a bittersweet final adventure. The Guardians have been one of the weirdest, most consistently surprising bunch of weirdos in the MCU, but as we know you’re well aware, writer/director James Gunn has moved on to DC Studios, where he’s now the new boss, along with producer Peter Safran, of the entire DC Studios slate. Along with Star-Lord, Gamora, Rocket, and Nebula, the core crew returns for Vol. 3—Drax (Dave Bautista), Groot (voiced by Vin Diesel), Mantis (Pom Klementieff). Their new mission will pit them against the aforementioned High Evolutionary and Adam Warlock (Will Poulter), first teased back in Vol 2. after Ayesha (Elizabeth Debicki) created him to hunt down and kill the Guardians. Yeesh.
But back to the High Evolutionary, the person who’s most likely the real villain here. Vol 3. will finally reveal Rocket’s tragic backstory. It was The High Evolutionary who experimented on Rocket and turned him into a talking, weapons-loving raccoon. Their showdown will be one of Vol. 3‘s most intriguing plots.
What has made the Guardians films so enjoyable has been the sense of mischief and oddball vitality they’ve brought to the MCU. Saying goodbye is such sweet sorrow.
Check out the new teaser below. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 hits theaters on May 5:
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Featured image: (L-R): Sean Gunn as Kraglin, Groot (voiced by Vin Diesel), Chris Pratt as Peter Quill/Star-Lord, Karen Gillan as Nebula, Rocket (voiced by Bradley Cooper), Dave Bautista as Drax, and Pom Klementieff as Mantis in Marvel Studios’ Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3. Photo courtesy of Marvel Studios. © 2023 MARVEL.