Guardians of the Galaxy 3 Trailer, Cast, Release Date, and More. James Gunn’s three-part vision for Guardians of the Galaxy was almost canceled due to his controversial tweets, but he was reinstated as director of Vol. 3 after, fans and the cast came in support of him.
These once-unknown characters from Guardians of the Galaxy have become beloved fan favorites and a cornerstone of the Marvel Cinematic Universe over the past decade. Since their introduction in 2014, the intergalactic misfits have faced numerous challenges, including a living planet and losing members to Thanos’ Snap. They have even teamed up with Thor for some of their adventures.
In December 2022, Disney+ released The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special, five months prior to the third movie’s scheduled release date. The TV special was written, directed, and produced by James Gunn, filmed during the production of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, and starred Zoe Saldana, Chris Pratt, Dave Bautista, Bradley Cooper, Vin Diesel, Pom Klementieff, and Karen Gillan, and in their respective roles from the film franchise.
Watch every Guardians of the Galaxy movie in a particular order.
Before Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 finally hits theaters, you can do a Guardians Marathon by watching every Movie & Tv show in which Guardians appeared in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)
Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
Avengers: Endgame (2019)
What If…? (2021)
Thor: Love and Thunder (2022)
I Am Groot (2022)
The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special (2022)
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 (2023)
Guardians of the Galaxy 3 Trailer
On December 1, 2022, the first trailer for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 was released. The trailer introduces the team’s new permanent members, Nebula and an alternate version of Gamora, and hints at a greater focus on Rocket’s character. While the trailer doesn’t reveal too much about the plot, it suggests that the third installment will be more emotional and dramatic than the previous two.
What to expect from Guardians of the Galaxy 3 Vol 3
While the trailer prepares audiences for the end of this beloved trilogy, MCU trailers are known to be deceptive. Fans are already emotional about the trailer’s tone shift and the uncertain fates of their favorite characters, particularly Rocket, who delivers a poignant line about flying into the forever and beautiful sky, leaving his fate unknown. Fans can expect plenty of surprises and twists to remain a secret until the movie’s release.
Guardians of the Galaxy 3 Cast
While the majority of the original cast will reprise their roles in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, the movie will also introduce some new characters to bring fresh and exciting elements to the story.
Zoe Saldana Zoe Saldana as Gamora
Chris Pratt as Peter Quill / Star-Lord
Vin Diesel Vin Diesel as Groot (voice)
Bradley Cooper as Rocket (voice)
Dave Bautista as Drax
Pom Klementieff as Mantis
Karen Gillan as Nebula
Elizabeth Debicki as Ayesha
Sean Gunn as Kraglin
Sylvester Stallone as Stakar Ogord
Will Poulter as Adam Warlock
Chukwudi Iwuji as The High Evolutionary
Maria Bakalova as Cosmo the Spacedog (voice)
Guardians of the Galaxy 3 Release date
Guardians of the Galaxy 3 will be set after the Thor: Love & Thunder events as confirmed by James Gunn. In a July 2021 interview with Entertainment Weekly, he described the film’s script as “pretty heavy” and an “emotional process.”
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 is slated for release on May 5, 2023, making it one of the year’s most highly anticipated superhero films. It will be the second film of Phase 5 in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, following Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania.