Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 is considered the last project of director James Gunn in the Marvel cinematic universe (MCU). Therefore, this film has witnessed emotional farewells from many original members of the Guards, including Mantis, Gamora, Drax, Nebua, and especially Peter Quill – who was originally considered the leader of the group.
However, the journey of the Star-Lord guy in the MCU has not stopped, because in the post-credits scene, Marvel Studios has officially confirmed this character will continue to return in the future with a completely new name. . This can be seen as an opportunity for them to continue to exploit the interesting stories of Peter Quill – one of the characters that is receiving the most love from the audience today.
What happened in the post-credits scene of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3?
The after-credits scene of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 focused entirely on Star-Lord after leaving the Guardians – Photo: Internet.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 It’s been an emotional journey for Peter Quill. He constantly had to go through great mental attacks. Right from the first segments, the audience has seen how disorganized Star-Lord is after Gamora’s death. After that, he also nearly lost his best friend – Rocket Raccoon, and also nearly lost his life after the fight with the villain High Evolution.
Experiencing so many events, Peter has decided to temporarily part with the Guardians team to return to his home planet Earth and face the memory of his deceased mother that he has been avoiding for many years. After giving Rocket the role of captain of the Guards, Peter returned to reunite with his grandfather Jason Quill. Not only that, he also has a new title – The Legendary Star-Lord, which opens the door to the future for Peter Quill after the events in the series. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.
Legendary Star-Lord in the original Marvel comics
Marvel once produced a 12-chapter comic exclusively for Star-Lord – Photo: Internet.
Peter Quill’s new nickname in the MCU, Legendary Star-Lord, is taken directly from several Marvel comics. Peter started using this name in 2014, in a solo series consisting of 12 chapters, written by Sam Humphries and presented by artist Paco Medina.
Legendary Star-Lord delves into adventures throughout Peter Quill’s own vast universe after he temporarily left the Guardians of the Galaxy. That suggests it’s highly likely that in the future, Marvel Studios will produce a few film or TV projects exclusively for Star-Lord, before bringing him back to the Guardians, or during a major squad event. Avengers.
Besides, the name Legendary Star-Lord also helps Peter’s story in the series Guardians of the Galaxy of the MCU becomes more complete. This is the first time he meets his grandfather again since he was kidnapped by Yondu and sent into space in 1988. The phrase “legendary” is also a tribute to the journey he has gone through, as well as the feats he has achieved during the defense of the galaxy.
The interesting thing is that in the Guardians of the Galaxy Peter once called himself a “legendary super criminal”. This was originally just a joke and was not recognized by anyone. However, now that he has led the Guardians for a very long time, perhaps Peter has become fully worthy of the title of Legendary Star-Lord. That can be seen as Marvel’s recognition, or more precisely, the entire MCU universe, for what the Star Lord has done over the past 10 years.
The future of Star-Lord in the MCU
There are still many interesting stories about Star-Lord that Marvel Studios can exploit in the future – Photo: Internet.
The new name of Star-Lord can help us somewhat predict the future of Peter Quill in the MCU. Humphries and Medina’s 12-chapter The Legendary Star-Lord is known for focusing on several very different aspects of the character’s story. That includes how often he visits and helps an orphanage in space so that he can take care of parentless children – just like he once was.
In addition, this series also brings the characters Captain Victoria, Peter’s half-brother, and J’Son, the former emperor of Spartax and also the biological father of Star-Lord. In addition, this superhero also achieved many glorious feats such as defeating Thanos, fighting Badoon, or conquering the heart of mutant Kitty Pryde.
Of course, with what Marvel Studios has built for the character Peter Quill in the MCU, they will not be able to adapt 100% of the content of the chapters of the Legendary Star-Lord series. However, they can still apply a few expensive details in future projects, especially with the Kitty Pryde-related storyline, where the X-Men and mutants are expected to be at the center. of MCU phase 7. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 officially ended the relationship between Star-Lord and Gamora, showing that Star Lord can completely develop a relationship with Kitty like in the original comic book.
In the MCU, Peter Quill is the son of Celestial Ego, instead of J’Son as in the Legendary Star-Lord series. Therefore, to be able to bring the Spartax empire to the big screen, Marvel Studios will have to skillfully build a completely different story from the original. If they overcome this challenge, they will have the opportunity to recreate the epic battle between Star-Lord and Badoon on the big screen.
Star-Lord will reappear in the MCU through which project?
Because it has returned to Earth, Star-Lord can easily reappear in the future – Photo: Internet.
Although it has been confirmed that Star-Lord will be back in the MCU, Marvel Studios has not revealed a specific time or project that this character may return. However, now that he has returned to Earth, many doors can open to bring Peter Quill to the silver screen. He can appear in blockbusters like Captain America: New World Order or The Marvels. In addition, Star-Lord can even act as a bridge to lead the project for Nova, the superhero that has been rumored to appear in the MCU in phase 5 or 6.
Besides, it is likely that Star-Lord will appear in two blockbusters Avengers: The Kang Dynasty and Avengers: Secret Wars, two projects that close the MCU’s multiverse storyline. Having had experience in confronting Thanos and saving the entire galaxy, it wouldn’t be surprising if the Vengeance Squad turned to Star-Lord for help in their battle against the Kang the Conqueror variants. This is also an opportunity for him, along with former members of the Guardians, to reunite with the new Guardians squad with a mission to save the multiverse.
In addition, as mentioned above, Star-Lord may also have his first solo project. It could be a movie blockbuster, a TV production, or even a Special Presentation short film like Werewolf by Night. Despite being a character that has been with the MCU for nearly 10 years, Peter Quill still possesses a lot of interesting stories that have not been exploited. That’s probably also why Marvel Studios decided to turn him into a Legendary Star-Lord to prepare for other projects in the future.