GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY HOLIDAY SPECIAL Will Tell Fans “Stuff That You Need to Learn Before Volume 3.”
Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 are both headed our way. James Gunn is currently busy bringing The Suicide Squad and the Peacemaker spinoff series are working their way towards
Before the third Guardians film drops, we will be treated to the Holiday Special. Gunn himself has said that Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special will be an important story link.
In a recent interview with Collider, Gunn explained:
“It’s in-canon, it’s about the Guardians, you’re gonna learn stuff that you need to learn before Volume 3, and it’s great I’m really happy with it.”
Production on Guardians of the Galaxy 3 is finally set to get underway in November in Georgia, and Gunn confirmed that the holiday special will be filmed at the same time using some of the same sets from the movie:
“I’m gonna film it at the same time as the movie. I’m using a lot of the same sets, the same actors obviously, so we’re filming simultaneously with the film but it’s gonna have to be edited and finished sooner.”
The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special, which Gunn said will be under 40 minutes in length, is set to be released on Disney+ in December 2022, and Guardians of the Galaxy 3 hits theaters in May 2023. No details have been released regarding the Holiday Special except the fact that Chris Pratt, Dave Bautista, Karen Gillan, and Pom Klementieff are due to star.