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David Bowie's death last year was heartbreaking. The musician, actor, and icon was a champion of the weird, the queer, and the fantastical. He's been sorely missed. We know James Gunn was a fan, too. Last year we reported that the director eagerly wanted to cast Bowie in the second Guardians of the Galaxy film. Now we finally know who he would have played, and it would have been amazing.


On Thursday, May 4, Hubble dropped a "cute" press release comparing a new image of a galaxy cluster to the Marvel movie Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2. It was a timely yet mega-dad corny way to make the image of the galaxy cluster Abell 370 seem relevant. While there's literally no connection between the James Gunn movie and the galaxy cluster, located roughly four billion light years away, that didn't stop literally everyone from trying to make this A Thing.


James Gunn is already on to teasing Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3. The first story details for Dwayne Johnson's Rampage movie are here. There's a very ridiculous amount of speculation about a villain for the Batman movie. Plus, behind the scenes on Once Upon a Time's musical episode, and a very crunch clip from Doctor Who. Behold, spoilers!


Nostalgia is a huge part of the charm in Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy. There's the classic pop music, of course, but also the reverence Chris Pratt's character Peter Quill, a.k.a. Star-Lord, has for the pop culture of his childhood, things the character loved before he was snatched off Earth. This posed a problem in the sequel, which Pratt really wanted to make way, way worse.