James Gunn Hints at Chris Pratt’s Role in the New DC Superhero Universe

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By Iron Man

Cryptic reply by DC Studios’ boss James Gunn on Chris Pratt and Pom Klementieff in Peacemaker suggests roles beyond self-portrayal, fueling speculation.

James Gunn’s affinity for collaborating with the Guardians of the Galaxy cast in the fresh landscape of the DC Universe (DCU) has sparked curiosity and speculation. Recent social media interactions hint at Chris Pratt’s potential involvement in the DCU, creating excitement among fans eager to see how Pratt’s talents translate to this new cinematic domain.

Guardians in the DCU: A Cross-Genre Connection

The crossover between the Guardians of the Galaxy franchise and the DCU has become a source of intrigue for fans. With Maria Bakalova and Nathan Fillion already on board for DC roles, the spotlight has shifted to Chris Pratt and Pom Klementieff. Pratt’s willingness to explore opportunities within the rebooted DCU, as expressed by his openness to being part of the universe if asked, ignited fan speculation. Similarly, Klementieff’s allusions to “conversations” surrounding her potential involvement intensified the anticipation.

James Gunn’s Cryptic Clues: Pratt’s Unconventional Role

James Gunn Hints at Chris Pratts Role in the New DC Superhero Universe

James Gunn’s response to a fan’s post on Threads has only fueled the flames of curiosity. The fan expressed a desire to witness Chris Pratt and Pom Klementieff appear in the second season of Peacemaker as themselves. Gunn’s reply, stating that there are reasons he wouldn’t want Pratt to play himself in the DCU, added an enigmatic layer to the discourse. While not a casting announcement, Gunn’s response does imply the director’s consideration of a potential role for Pratt, one that extends beyond playing himself.

Behind the Scenes: Decoding Gunn’s Intentions

Chris Pratt and Pom Klementieff in Guardians of the Galaxt Vol. 3

The idea of actors playing multiple roles within a single universe is not foreign to Gunn’s vision. Instances such as Sean Gunn’s diverse character portrayals and Nathan Fillion’s distinct roles in the Guardians of the Galaxy movies highlight this approach. However, Gunn’s reluctance to have Pratt or Klementieff cameo as themselves suggests that he envisions more substantial roles for them. Whether this entails a pivotal part in a single project or smaller roles across multiple ventures remains uncertain. Gunn’s intention to maintain continuity and immerse the audience in the storytelling experience is apparent.

Unveiling the DCU: The Grand Beginning

As the DCU sets its course with the forthcoming Creature Commandos in 2024, anticipation for Chris Pratt’s potential role reaches a crescendo. The intricacies of Gunn’s master plan, although shrouded in mystery, promise exciting narratives and fresh portrayals. While the “reasons” behind Gunn’s hesitation to have Pratt appear as himself remain open to interpretation, it signifies the director’s commitment to crafting a cohesive and immersive cinematic universe.