The U.S. Space Force Borrows a Title From the MCU

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Vice President Mike Pence has announced that uniformed members of the American Space Force will be called Guardians, much like the MCU’s Cosmic Team.

President Donald Trump’s initiative to create a new branch of the US Army, the Space Force, to protect against interstellar threats, has taken another step by giving its uniformed members an official name. The name may be known to fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe Guardians of the Galaxy Films.

A tweet of Defense One Editor Marcus Weisberger Reported that Vice President Mike Pence had announced that the members of the Space Force would be named Guardian, in the same way that US Army candidates are called soldiers and naval sailors.

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The similarity of the MCU heroes to the Guardian of the Galaxy is particularly noticeable as they are the Guardian’s most famous cosmic team whose adventure is set in space or on distant planets.

James Gunn, writer and director Guardians of the Galaxy The franchise was quick to comment on the name, responding to the announcement with a tweet that simply read, “Can we sue this dork?” Actor Pom Clementieff, who plays Gardis in Gone, suggested that he use his sympathetic powers to “bring them all to sleep”, for which Gunn readily agreed.

Although the exchange was clearly joking, the American Space Force has already faced legal challenges to its name with the Netflix comedy series. Space force Moving quickly to trademark his title before the government.

Although the future of the US space force is uncertain, the Galaxy’s MCU patrons will return in a third film, along with a holiday special and an appearance Thor: Love and Thunder. The Milky Way now appears in good hands.

Written and directed by James Gunn, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 Filming is set to begin in February 2021. Its current release date is targeted for 2023.

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