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Update: Guardians will be released on DVD and Blu-ray in the U.S. on September 5, 2017.

Now, if there was ever a week to release a trailer about a team of Russian superheroes, this one would likely not be it. Indeed, after days of revelations regarding potential Russian involvement in both election fraud and the Trump campaign, even the prospect of a bear-headed hero named Ursus might seem slightly less endearing.

Whatever has or hasn't gone on between Russia and , however, shouldn't distract us from the fact that — while geopolitics rolls ever on — there is a movie about a man with a bear head coming out soon. Now, sure, it's possible that Russian security services are actively trying to destabilize the USA, but that doesn't mean that there isn't a bear-headed superhero on his way, right?


As such, let's all just sit back for a moment and enjoy the fact that...

Russia's Shiny New 'Guardians' Trailer Has Nothing To Do With Donald Trump

Or, at the very least, cling to the idea that sometimes — just maybe — the spread of gleefully entertaining-seeming cultural products like can help to bring the world a tiny bit closer together, rather than tearing us apart in the sort of rabidly frenetic fashion that pretty much everything else seems to be going for nowadays.

Y'know, either that, or Vladimir Putin has somehow created a team of bear-headed Russian , and Guardians is actually a documentary. Implausible, yes, but if it somehow turned out to be true, it seems unlikely that even the undoubted might of Jason Momoa's glistening abs could take them down.

As such, I for one welcome our new bear-headed overlords, and would like to point out that I know where all the best salmon is kept.

What do you think, though? Are bear-headed Russian superheroes coming to take over America? Metaphorically, I mean. In Guardians. At the box office. Let us know below!


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