Has James Gunn pulled a "Khan" on us? Because I think he might have. The question of Peter Quill's father in Guardians of the Galaxy has long been a huge question left unanswered in the Marvel Cinematic Universe for awhile now, and it's finally going to be revealed in next year's Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.
It sounds like Kurt Russell is going to play Star-Lord's father in the sequel, but we don't yet know quite who exactly he is playing. Some of the biggest rumors have been Captain Mar-Vell, Adam Warlock, or a completely new character. But the one thing director James Gunn has said over and over again is that Quill's father is NOT J'Son of Spartax, like in the comics. Here's a quote from him in an interview with Empire in 2015:
"There have been a lot of documents passed around about who Peter Quill’s father is between a select two or three of us. That’s been part of the plan since the beginning, that’s something I had to work out before we shot the screenplay. We wanted to make sure Yondu’s place in everything made sense and it does, so it’s all very specific stuff. It’s definitely not the character who it is in the comics, I’ll say that much."
This is just one of the many times Gunn has said that J'Son is not the father of Quill, but, like I said, I think he might have pulled a "Khan" on us, and told us the exact opposite of what is going to happen.
My point is, on the IMDb page for the full cast and crew for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, it lists the 35-year-old actor Aaron Schwartz as "Young J'Son."
Now, IMDb is certainly not the most trustworthy site, as it has it's fair share of false information. But J'Son being the father is still not out of the realm of possibility.
What is the point of J'Son being in the film if he is not the father? I also think this may be the case, because Aaron Schwartz easily looks like he could be playing a young Kurt Russell, in my opinion:
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 comes out on May 5, 2017.
But what do YOU think? Is J'Son Star-Lord's father? Do you think it's someone else?
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