Filming for The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special has wrapped and production will continue for a few more weeks on Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3. While details on both projects remain scarce, photos of the latter surfaced online on Monday showing the band’s whimsical new costumes reminiscent of those worn by the team in the classic comic books directed by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning. Not only that, though, but the photos also seem to tease – or potentially even confirm – the film’s main antagonist.
In a batch of photos published by JustJared, Chris Pratt and Karen Gillan can be seen in their new navy and red suits. With them, however, are a group of hybrid humans and animals, dressed in what appears to be street clothes. The High Evolutionary has been rumored to be part of the sequel for some time, and coincidentally, the character is widely known for experimenting and randomly creating, almost always through wicked misconduct.
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To burst Peacemaker star Chukwudi Iwuji is set to join Guardians 3, apparently as an antagonist, which means that if these theories prove to be correct, Iwuji’s Marvel debut will be as a major villain. While the actor has spoken about his involvement in the franchise, he has yet to publicly confirm his role.
“I saw those [rumors] recently I saw this. I saw Silver Surfer, I saw Nova, I saw [many]“, previously said Iwuji The movie Dweeb. “For me to understand the fact that I’m the subject of speculation on the internet is kind of funny. But I have to stay mum, I can’t tell you. I would love to.”
The first two guardians of the galaxy the movies are now streaming on Disney+ while Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 is set to hit theaters on May 5, 2023. I am Groot and the Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special have not yet received release dates.
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