Is Chris Pratt leaving MCU? Actor talks about his departure from ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Vol 3

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Chris Pratt has long wowed fans with his role as Star-Lord in the Guardians of the Galaxy film series. In fact, “Guardians of the Galaxy” has its own cult fan club and is now one of the most popular superheroes worldwide. James Gunn is a well-known director and Vol. 3 of the Guardians film series will be the last. It will be released worldwide on May 5th, 2023 and will mark the end of an era.

Chris Pratt in a still from Guardians of the Galaxy.

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Chris Pratt in a still from Guardians of the Galaxy.

In a recent interview, Pratt said he has many mixed feelings about preparing to leave the Marvel Cinematic Universe forever. Pratt fans are saddened to say goodbye to the “superhero.”

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The actor opened up about how his time in the MCU is comparable to Russell Wilson’s time as quarterback for the Seattle Seahawks, Pratt’s home team. “One should be aware and make a lot of effort to live in the moment. This is going away. I want to think about it. There’s no better way to process it than just being there. So I’m present. Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson was recently traded to the Denver Broncos. He came to Seattle about ten years ago. It’s about how long it’s been like this. I thought: wait, what just happened? The feeling over the last ten years is kind of coming to an end. I said embarrassing things like, “My quarterback is leaving, so I’m going to cry.” “When something like this happens, it hits me,” he told Men’s Health.

Pratt spoke about his future in Hollywood and how he doesn’t have a 10-year plan because he doesn’t know what’s going to happen next. He said: “I don’t know what’s going to happen next. You asked if I was turning the page on purpose and in my mind. The page is about to turn. Whether I want it or not. Because there are no more franchises.”

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In Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, Pratt will play Peter Quill/Star-Lord, the half-human, half-alien kidnapped from Earth as a child and raised by a group of alien thieves and smugglers known as the Ravagers. In the last two films, we’ve seen his character change and go through both good times and bad. This time, however, people would be able to see how his character has changed from the beginning to the present day.

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