Vin Diesel, Pom Klementieff, James Gunn, Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldaña, and Karen Gillan attend the European Gala for Marvel Studios’ Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 Cast and Filmmakers Celebrate Film’s Global Premieres

By Andie Hagemann

Ahead of the long-awaited return of the ragtag group of heroes, the cast and filmmakers of Marvel Studios’ Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, celebrated the film’s premiere with star-studded events in Seoul, South Korea, and at Disneyland Paris. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 opens in U.S. theaters on Friday, May 5.

In Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 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 the turbulent past of Rocket (voiced by Bradley Cooper). Peter Quill (Chris Pratt), still reeling from the loss of Gamora (Zoe Saldaña), must rally his team around him on a dangerous mission to save Rocket’s life—a mission that, if not completed successfully, could lead to the end of the Guardians as we know them.

The film also stars Dave Bautista, Karen Gillan, and Pom Klementieff, featuring Vin Diesel as Groot, Sean Gunn, Chukwudi Iwuji, Will Poulter, and Maria Bakalova. James Gunn directed the film and wrote the screenplay. Kevin Feige serves as a producer with Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Nikolas Korda, Sara Smith, and Simon Hatt serving as executive producers.

The global celebration kicked off on Tuesday, April 18, as Gunn, Pratt, Gillan, and Klementieff greeted enthusiastic fans at both the Pop-Up Zone and Red Carpet Fan Event in Seoul.

“Thank you all for your support,” Klementieff told fans. “We wouldn’t be here without you. We love you. Mantis loves you.”

The stars then ventured to Avengers Campus at Disneyland Paris on Saturday, April 22, for the European Gala. Gunn, Pratt, Gillan, Klementieff, Saldaña, and Diesel met Guardians fans and posed by the Quinjet.

Check out more photos from the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 global premieres in the gallery below.