Marvel has launched the primary trailer for the ultimate movie in James Gunn’s Guardians of the Galaxy trilogy. Volume 3 hits theaters on May 5, 2023–and primarily based on the trailer, it seems to be just like the film will discover Rocket Raccoon’s origins and the return of Zoe Saldaña’s character Gamora.
The trailer additionally provides our first have a look at the Chukwudi Iwuji’s High Evolutionary as the principle villain, and MCU newcomer Will Poulter as Adam Warlock–an omnipotent synthetic being created to destroy the Guardians. We additionally see the return of Chris Pratt as Star-Lord, Dave Bautista as Drax the Destroyer, Vin Diesel as Groot, Karen Gillan as Nebula, Pom Klementieff as Mantis, Sean Gunn as Kraglin, and Elizabeth Debicki as Ayesha. Borat 2 star Maria Balakova performs Cosmo the Space Dog.
This trailer made its debut at Comic-Con in July, however each Gunn and Marvel mutually determined whereas it was prepared for an IRL exhibiting, it wasn’t fairly as much as snuff to put up on-line. The filmmaker defined on Twitter that the trailer’s VFX aren’t prepared for “repeated views and close inspection.” Clearly, it is prepared for primetime now.
It’s been 5 years since Guardians 2–something the trailer makes point out of proper out of the gate, with Star-Lord saying, “We were gone for quite a while.” However, a number of of the movie’s characters have made appearances in different Marvel movies since, and as a gaggle appeared in Gunn’s Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special and Taika Waititi’s Thor: Love and Thunder.
Earlier this 12 months, Gunn introduced that Guardians 3 will wrap the trilogy and be his final movie with the franchise and forged.