Guardians of the Galaxy POP Releases Special Team Holiday Costumes
Funko may have provided a first look at Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special the cast’s holiday outfit with a slew of new Pop! The figures.
@funko.updates on Instagram posted a first look at Funko’s new “Amazon exclusive” Guardiansthemed Pop! collection, featuring every member of the Guardian of the Galaxy – Peter Quill/Star-Lord, Groot, Drax the Destroyer, Mantis, and Rocket – in festive attire. These include Star-Lord wearing a Santa hat, Drax in an ugly Christmas sweater, and Mantis and Groot wearing various Christmas ears, with each Guardian carrying a holiday present in their hands. The Star-Lord, Drax, Mantis, and Groot collectibles are also currently available for pre-order on Entertainment Earth.
Alongside Funko, LEGO has been developing new sets centered around the upcoming Disney+ special. These include an “Advent Calendar” in which the Guardians prepare for Christmas, as well as a set inspired by the Collectors Museum from the first guardians of the galaxy film in 2014. Although no official synopsis for Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special has yet to be revealed, director James Gunn jokingly called it “the epilogue to Phase 4” of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, as the special will debut after Ryan Coogler. Black Panther: Wakanda Forever in November.
Happy Holidays from Guardians of the Galaxy
film on Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special concluded in April, though Marvel has yet to release a trailer for the project. Gunn previously teased that “more than one big new MCU character will be introduced” in the Holiday special alongside the established cast. A potential character is Cosmo the Spacedog, who briefly appeared in the 2014 film but will play a larger role in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3with Borat Next Movie‘s Maria Bakalova providing the voice of Cosmo. It was reported in March that Free from all ties actor Kevin Bacon – whose 1984 film was referenced by Quill in guardians of the galaxy — would also make an appearance.
After the Holiday special, Flight. 3, which is slated for release on May 5, 2023, will mark Gunn’s final film for Guardians of the Galaxy. In addition to Guardians and Cosmo, Flight. 3 features the MCU debut of Will Poulter’s Adam Warlock, which was previously teased in a post-credits scene for Flight. 2 in 2017. Peacemaker Star Chukwudi Iwuji will also appear in the film as the main antagonist, High Evolutionary. On how his directing style for Flight. 3 compares to previous entries in the Guardians franchise, Gunn explained, “Different movies have different vibes. Personally, I’m looser than I used to be. I often change things on set, which was heretical to me. [Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 1] time.”
Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special doesn’t yet have a release date but will premiere on Disney+ in December 2022.
Source: Instagram, Entertainment Land