One of the most memorable moments in Guardians of the Galaxy was seeing Star-Lord grab the Infinity stone and living to tell the tale. After an entire film telling us that no group of people could hold on to that stone for very long, we see him hold onto it for longer than anyone expected him to. At a recent set visit, we actually get more information on how this scene will play into the sequel after an interview with the cast. Chris Pratt gave the press a little insight into how the Power Stone affected Quill moving forward.

“It plays a certain role. His interaction with the Infinity Stone in the first movie becomes – there’s a thread there that gets pulled in the second movie, like you get to know a little bit more. But yeah, that wasn’t an unimportant aspect of who he is.”

The first film did give us a little insight into how he survived the ordeal with the help of his friends. There seems to be a hint at a connection between the Infinity Stones and Peter’s father Ego, the Living Planet. As he is only part Terran, it would not be such a surprise that the Ego lineage might have given him the ability to cypher the energy much more efficiently rather than just overloading on its power. He may play an integral role in the upcoming Avengers: Infinity War film due to his connection with the stones.

That scene also featured him being confronted by his dying mother once more, which may have lead some impact on Quill in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. It was also one of the reasons he finally opened the present from his mother, and it may add another layer to his reaction towards meeting his father.

In other news, we also have a new poster for the upcoming film that does not reveal much from the upcoming film, but it does offer more adorable antics from Baby Groot. It also highlights Marvel Studios’ very different approach with their posters for Phase 3, as the Guardians Vol.2 posters have been quite creative and distinct so far.


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