Christopher Polk / Getty Images

James Gunn shares biblical image from cut ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ scene

The Da Vinci Code.

James Gunn’s Guardians of the Galaxy trilogy will wrap up next year, bringing the story of everyone’s favorite team of interstellar misfits to a tearjerking end. Before that, we’re getting the animated Disney Plus show I Am Groot and The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special, not to mention the team showing up for the opening scenes of Thor: Love and Thunder.

Recommended Videos

But last night, Gunn took us back to the original movie, showing a very neat image from a cut scene. It’s titled ‘Groot’s Last Supper’, and is patterned after Leonardo Da Vinci’s The Last Supper:

The attention to detail in matching the original composition is impressive, plus it foreshadows Groot’s death at the movie’s end. Many fans were wondering why Gunn put so much effort into this shot only to leave it on the cutting room floor, but he explained that “it was too showy and stopped the flow of the story. It was the right choice.” Wise words that many directors should pay attention to.

With Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 now entering post-production after its shoot wrapped in early May, Gunn should be looking ahead to future projects. We know Peacemaker is coming back for a second season and that an Amanda Waller spinoff is in the works, but there’s also an unknown DC movie apparently in development that fans are busy speculating about.

Beyond that, Gunn’s debut video game Lollipop Chainsaw is getting a remake to bring it to modern consoles. So, despite Guardians of the Galaxy getting ready to say its last goodbye, expect to see much more of Gunn over the next few years.

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 will hit theaters on May 5, 2023.


We Got This Covered is supported by our audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn a small affiliate commission. Learn more
related content
Read Article ‘Deadpool & Wolverine’ fans are convinced they already know who Rob McElhenney is playing after cameo tease
Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney attend the FYC Red Carpet For FX's "Welcome To Wrexham" at The Television Academy on April 29, 2023 in Los Angeles, California.
Read Article ‘Deadpool & Wolverine’ already earning over $8M at the box office means it could set an insane 2024 record
Deadpool in Deadpool and Wolverine/stock photo of dollar bills
Read Article Deadpool and Wolverine’s next MCU appearance rumored to be revealed, and you’ll love it
Wade Wilson and Logan in Deadpool & Wolverine
Read Article The first piece of the MCU’s live-action ‘X-Men’ puzzle is here, and my brain just exploded
The original five X-Men
Read Article Latest Marvel News: ‘X-Men’ reboot breakthrough leaves everyone saying the same thing as OG Avenger’s comeback finally assembles
Cyclops in X-Men 97/Avengers 2012
Related Content
Read Article ‘Deadpool & Wolverine’ fans are convinced they already know who Rob McElhenney is playing after cameo tease
Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney attend the FYC Red Carpet For FX's "Welcome To Wrexham" at The Television Academy on April 29, 2023 in Los Angeles, California.
Read Article ‘Deadpool & Wolverine’ already earning over $8M at the box office means it could set an insane 2024 record
Deadpool in Deadpool and Wolverine/stock photo of dollar bills
Read Article Deadpool and Wolverine’s next MCU appearance rumored to be revealed, and you’ll love it
Wade Wilson and Logan in Deadpool & Wolverine
Read Article The first piece of the MCU’s live-action ‘X-Men’ puzzle is here, and my brain just exploded
The original five X-Men
Read Article Latest Marvel News: ‘X-Men’ reboot breakthrough leaves everyone saying the same thing as OG Avenger’s comeback finally assembles
Cyclops in X-Men 97/Avengers 2012
Author
David James
London-based writer of anything and everything. Willing to crawl over rusty nails to write about 'Metal Gear Solid' or 'Resident Evil.'