New MCU Timeline Revealed By Disney+ Including “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3”

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By Black Widow

Disney+ has unveiled the exact position of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 within the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) timeline following its theatrical release on May 5. The film, starring Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, and Bradley Cooper, is now available for streaming on Disney+ since August 2.

Having earned an impressive $845.3 million globally during its theatrical run, the movie’s placement in the MCU timeline holds significant importance for the overarching storyline, particularly considering director James Gunn’s departure from the Guardians team.

Guardians 3’s Timeline Placement.

As per the revelation on Disney+, “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3” is set after “Ant-Man and The Wasp: Quantumania” and before “Secret Invasion,” maintaining the order of their respective releases this year.

Originally intended for a 2020 release, the film’s timeline would have been different had James Gunn not been temporarily fired from Disney.

Significance and Evolution.

The film’s timeline alignment is consistent with expectations, as it follows the events of The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special.

The intricate timeline of the Guardians has been a subject of interest and complexity, as the series transitioned from being stuck in the past in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 to catching up with the rest of the MCU narrative during Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame.

Notably, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 marks the first time in almost a decade that the series is set in the present-day MCU, signifying its evolution and connection to the overarching saga.

With Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 now available for streaming on Disney+, fans can delve into the latest chapter of the beloved franchise while gaining a clearer understanding of its position within the intricate MCU timeline.

The film’s placement offers insights into its relevance to the broader narrative and how it contributes to the Multiverse Saga that continues to captivate audiences worldwide.