Kevin Bacon joins the MCU in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special’


Kevin Bacon is coming to the Marvel Cinematic Universe as…Kevin Bacon.

In a transfer that’s positive to make the ‘six degrees of Kevin Bacon’ sport even simpler, the “Footloose” star is featured within the new trailer for “The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special,” alongside franchise stars Dave Bautista (Drax) and Pom Klementieff (Mantis).

“Guardians” director James Gunn, who on Tuesday was appointed co-chairman and chief govt officer of DC Studios alongside Peter Safran, shared the clip on his Twitter. (DC Studios, like CNN, is owned by Warner Bros. Discovery.)

Within the preview, the galactic gang is seen attempting to determine elevate Starlord’s (Chris Pratt) spirits forward of Christmastime, as their workforce chief is down within the dumps about Gamora (Zoe Saldaña) being gone after the occasions of “Avengers: Endgame.”

Quickly, Mantis and Drax have the concept to take the Guardians again to Earth for the vacation, in hopes {that a} terrestrial jaunt again dwelling will likely be simply what the physician ordered.

Someway, they resolve that Bacon can be the proper “someone special” to assist their buddy and seem on the enduring actor’s entrance doorstep to take him with them.

Seen briefly within the clip are Nebula (Karen Gillan), Kraglin (performed by Sean Gunn, the director’s brother), Rocket Raccoon (voiced by Bradley Cooper), Groot (voiced by Vin Diesel) and others.

“The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special” is due on Disney+ on November 25.