Karen Gillan says she wants to keep playing Nebula in the MCU after Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, despite the possible leavings of James Gunn and some of her co-stars. Nebula was first introduced to the franchise in the original Protectors cinema, and the character had a significant arc across Phase 3, ultimately contending alongside the Avengers to help defeat Thanos. It’s unclear what her role will be in the greater MCU going forward, but it sounds like Gillan is hoping for more Nebula fibs down the line.

In recent months, Guardians of the Galaxy director, James Gunn, and Drax performer Dave Bautista have both said that the third film will likely be their last-place. That’s justification some gues about which other superstars is likely to be retiring from the serial after Vol. 3. The MCU is currently undergoing a bit of a changing of the guard as age-old attributes are come to an end and amended by replacing brand-new faces, and while the Champion weren’t initiated until Phase 2, it looks like their go might not last much longer.

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However, there’s at least one Champions of the Galaxy star who wants to stay in the MCU long-term. Speaking recently with THR, Gillan said that she enjoys the Nebula character and that she would be thrilled to keep playing her beyond Guardians of the Galaxy 3. She acknowledged that doing so would be different without Gunn and Bautista by her place but said that ultimately, she would just be excited to continue propagandizing Nebula’s story forward. Read Gillan’s full mention below 😛 TAGEND

I love my person so much. I’m sort of haunted with her. I merely get such a kick out of playing a attribute that’s truly removed from myself. But I also feel really emotionally be used in her through everything that she’s gone through with Thanos and all of that. So I would love to continue the journey of the specific characteristics. I don’t know what that would really look like without James or Dave, but I really like dallying her, so I’m not eager to finish.

After all the rumors of impending Guard departures, it’s exciting to know that Gillan is intent on sticking around a while longer. While previously a side persona, Nebula got more of a starring role in Avengers: Endgame, as she was one of the few heroes to survive Thanos’ snap. That storyline named her up as a so much better amply worded reference, and it would be fun to see how she continues to grow through the future of the franchise.

Of course, with Guard of the Galaxy 3 not releasing until 2023, love won’t be saying goodbye to any personas any time soon. The Defender are next set to appear in 2022 ’s Thor: Love and Thunder, which could set up some plotlines for their third mainline film. There are a lot of new attributes joining the MCU in Phase 4, but hopefully at least Nebula will be sticking around beyond Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.

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Source: THR

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