Among all of the announcements today, the Disney Investor Day news to plant the biggest grin on faces was surely the reveal that James Gunn will return to the world of Guardians of the Galaxy to direct a ‘Holiday Special’.
Marvel overlord (that’s his official title) Kevin Feige said that Gunn would return to the franchise to write and direct The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special, which will be shot back-to-back with Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 and premiere the holiday season before before the third film is released in 2023.
There was also more Guardians news with the announcement of a series of Disney+ shorts starring everyone’s favourite anthropomorphised piece of bark, Groot, who will feature in Marvel’s Original Series I Am Groot.
Everyone’s favorite little tree, Baby Groot, will star in a series of shorts on @DisneyPlus featuring several new and unusual characters.
— Disney (@Disney) December 11, 2020
Both pieces of news sound like perfect projects for this anarchic collective, with the Holiday Special feeling exactly like the kind of irreverent fun that the Guardians would be involved in. What do you make of the news? Let us know on our social channels @FlickeringMyth…