james gunn is revealing some of the awesome gifts he’s received for wrapping up production on the next Marvel movie. guardians of the galaxy vol. 3including new behind-the-scenes photos from his DC effort from last year, The Suicide Squad.
Gunn explained that the photo album was given to him by Guardians of the Galaxy Photographer Jess Miglio, who like many members of the Marvel team, also worked on the suicide squad.
Gunn also received a beautiful button from the dog River, who sat on Gunn’s lap “every day while [he] I was filming,” producer Simon Hatt gave him. Grip Kevin Gentry also presented Gunn with an impressive handmade knife. Star Chris Pratt presented the director with a “cool wooden tray” and a costume designer gave him a glass of Guardians whiskey. He also received a portrait and a couple of books.
In a rather deep cut of a reference, Gunn said he received a Freakies t-shirt, his “favorite kid’s cereal of all time,” as well as a custom t-shirt from the grip department.
Gunn added that he got even more freebies on top of that, but didn’t want to reveal them on Twitter just yet due to it containing spoilers for the movie or he’s already packed in anticipation of an upcoming move.
“Thanks to the whole team for their gifts but especially for their work and dedication in #GotGVol3 – each of them is present in the final film,” said Gunn.
guardians of the galaxy vol. 3 hits theaters May 5, 2023.