Zoe Saldaña’s exceptional return to the Marvel universe is leaving some fans perplexed.

The trailer for “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3” dropped Thursday — and Saldana’s Gamora seems alongside franchise alumni Chris Pratt, Dave Bautista and Pom Klementieff. The flick is due out in theaters May 5.

Saldana’s presence shocked some in the fandom since Gamora was killed off in 2018’s “Avengers: Infinity War.”

Here’s the rationalization for the confounding homecoming: The Gamora in “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3” was launched in “Avengers: Endgame.” Characters in the 2019 movie carried out a time heist that enabled a youthful model of Gamora to journey to the future to assist wage the battle towards Thanos (performed by Josh Brolin).

This model of Gamora had but to fulfill Pratt’s Peter “Star-Lord” Quill — and when she encounters him throughout battle, she doesn’t acknowledge him. Gamora from the first two “Guardians” movies is lifeless.

Zoe Saldana as soon as once more performs Gamora in “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.”
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Fans joined forces on social media to match notes.

“My mind proper now: ‘i’m so blissful!! Gamora’s again with the guardians!’ ‘…however that’s not the similar Gamora..’ ‘however look!! cute shot along with her and the others..’ ‘the Gamora they know is DEAD,’ ” one diehard sputtered.


“Still questioning how Gamora is in guardians vol 3 is insane. ENDGAME HAS BEEN OUT 4 YEARS…,” a fan reminded users


“Didn’t Gamora di-,” one user mocked uninformed fans.

(Left to right) Dave Bautista as Drax, Chris Hemsworth as Thor, Chris Pratt as Star-Lord, Zoe Saldana as Gamora in "Avengers: Infinity War" in 2018.
Dave Bautista performs Drax (from far left), Chris Hemsworth is Thor, Chris Pratt performs Star-Lord and Zoe Saldana is Gamora in “Avengers: Infinity War” in 2018.
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Other viewers weighed Gamora’s future.

“Mind you Gamora already died as soon as and so they went by way of all that bother bringing her again so she’s the one least more likely to die in vol 3,” one individual hypothesized.

“At least we know Gamora is 100% safe since surely they wouldn’t kill her off again right,” another hoped.

Marvel fans left confused by 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 3' trailer
Zoe Saldana not too long ago stated she was “artistically caught” in her profession from starring in so many film franchises.
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Zoe Saldana in "Avengers: Infinity War" in 2018.
Zoe Saldana in “Avengers: Infinity War” in 2018.

Fans had been additionally delighted by the shocking reunion.

“Gamora appears as bada – – as ever! Welcome again,” one person crowed.

“GAMORA BACK AND ABSOLUTELY SERVING LOOKS I HAVE MISSED HER SO MUCH,” one other exalted of Saldaña’s inexperienced pores and skin and black biker jacket.

Saldaña, who rose to fame in collection resembling Marvel, “Avatar” and “Star Trek,” not too long ago admitted she felt “artistically stuck” being beholden to film franchises. And now she’s again!

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