James Gunn Responds To Groot MCU Plot Hole In ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 3’

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Did fans miss a glaring Groot plot hole in the MCU? Director James Gunn responds to a seeming mistake in the final moments of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 ended on an optimistic note, teasing a whole new team ready to protect the universe with Rocket at the helm. However, all seemingly isn’t perfect in paradise, with many fans pointing out Groot’s new design was too big to fight in the Guardians’ ship. The film’s writer and director, James Gunn, recently responded to this apparent MCU plothole with his trademark snark:

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It certainly makes sense that, with Peter Quill returning to Earth at the end of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, the team would need a new ship. It seems Groot’s new design may have been less of a plot hole and more something not covered by James Gunn due to it lacking importance to the team’s future in the MCU.

The Guardians of the Galaxy’s Final Ride

Written and directed by James Gunn, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 stars Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldaña, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Karen Gillan, Pom Klementieff, Elizabeth Debicki, Sean Gunn, Sylvester Stallone, Will Poulter, Chukwudi Iwuji and Maria Bakalova.

The Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 synopsis reads as follows: “Our beloved band of misfits are settling into life on Knowhere, but it isn’t long before their lives are upended by the echoes of Rocket’s turbulent past. Peter Quill, still reeling from the loss of Gamora, must rally his team around him on a dangerous mission to save Rocket’s life – a mission that, if not completed successfully, could quite possibly lead to the end of the Guardians as we know them.”

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Anthony Singletary

Anthony Singletary

Anthony has always had a love for stories. An aspiring screenwriter and video editor, he takes pride in connecting fans with the latest heroic news!