The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special Release Date: Is it the prequel to Vol. 3?

James Gunn, the brilliant mind behind bringing Scooby-Doo into live-action films has no thoughts of stopping before providing the audience with his top-class projects in every genre. The talented filmmaker is returning with Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, Peacemaker Season 2, and the Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special. The world of GOTG is going to be bigger now as a few set photos and details about the holiday special project are getting into the media, creating hype for the new Disney+ project.

The storyline for this project is kept undisclosed, leaving the audience with zero expectations. But recently Gunn has started talking and giving hints about The GOTG Holiday Special along with teasing its awesome soundtrack for the audience. The article covers every detail out in the market about Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special and its latest sound mixtape.

The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special

Gunn Brings the Terrific ‘Soundtrack’ of The GOTG Holiday Special

James has been very choosy about the soundtracks involved in the Guardians of the Galaxy franchise and chooses every song that is included in the movie himself. While responding to a fan’s question clearing his doubt about an awesome mix for the Guardian’s Christmas special, James replies, “Will there ever”. This was enough to make the fans jump in excitement and share their views in heavy amounts on social media.

So now it is confirmed that GOTG Holiday Special will have its own original soundtrack. Do you want to know more about this background score? We are here for you! Discussing further on the song, James has also confirmed that every song will come from the Zune gifted to Peter Quill aka Star-Lord at the end of the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. While talking to Billboard, Gunn mentions the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 mixtape that comes from the brown Zune that Yondu gives to Peter Quill. Also, it is not chosen by their mother. Exciting, right?

Guardians of the Galaxy has always been famous for its highly active and energetic background score and these revelations by James have confirmed that Vol. 3 mixtape is all set to enter the hearts of the audience within seconds.


Is The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special Kept Hidden From Audience? Cast Details

Why is everyone quiet about The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special? Is it because it is going to be darker similar to what rumors say about Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3? Thank God! James has come to your rescue. While talking to Deadline, he calls the whole project “absolutely ridiculous”. Yes, you read it right! He says it in a funny way while mentioning the project to be very light and bubbly and fun. He addresses the project to be unlike anything that anyone’s ever seen before and also teases the feature of one of the greatest MCU characters of all time.

This will leave you in question about who this greatest MCU character can be, it can be either one of those who were gone after the Avengers: Endgame or it can be one who is yet to come out of the shadows. It is expected that the show makers can reveal some more important elements from The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special in the upcoming times. All these hints have relaxed the fans who were worried about the project being darker. James has given a breath of relief to those who had heard that The Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 will be much darker and sadder unlike other movies in the franchise.

The fun entertainment Holiday Special is the best treat by Marvel for the holiday season and can help fans raise the bars of their expectations for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3. The filmmaker has successfully created hype for this project months before its release. Star-Lord is finally going to return with Gamora and his love story after it ended in Avengers: Endgame. Although Chris is seen as Star-Lord in the recently released Thor: Love & Thunder. The fantastic cast of The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special includes:

  • Chris Pratt as Peter Quill / Star-Lord
  • Zoe Saldaña as Gamora
  • Dave Bautista as Drax the Destroyer
  • Vin Diesel as Groot
  • Bradley Cooper as Rocket
  • Karen Gillan as Nebula
  • Pom Klementieff as Mantis

When is The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special releasing?

The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special is a very special project for James Gunn and Marvel Studios. James has been working on this project for several years now until it was finally announced in December 2020. The project was filmed in several locations including Atlanta, Georgia, and Los Angeles from February to late April 2022 and is scheduled to be released in December 2022 on Disney+.

This will mark the amazing introduction of Phase 4 of the MCU, i.e. Marvel Cinematic Universe. Marvel has successfully ended its Avengers Phase with Avengers: Endgame in 2019. The movie shattered every record at the worldwide box office and its lifetime gross is only second to Avatar (2009) by a few million dollars. Now we have to see if Marvel will be able to create the same craze as before with its Phase 4 for which, GOTG is a very special franchise.

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Soubick Das

A die-hard fan of anime and TV shows. I've been captivated by the vivid storytelling and diverse characters that both mediums have to offer since my early years, and my enthusiasm has only grown stronger over time.

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