Excitement ran high among the cast and crew when it was officially announced that Kurt Russell had joined the cast of Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. The talented and beloved actor has been entertaining audiences throughout his impressive fifty-year career. There is no genre he won't touch. He is one of those rare actors that can do it all: action (Escape from New York), drama (Silkwood), horror (The Thing), and comedy (Overboard).
During a Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 set visit, five members of the cast — Chris Pratt, Dave Bautista, Pom Klementieff, Karen Gillan, and Zoe Saldana — were asked: What was it like to work with the Hollywood legend. Click on "Start Slideshow" for their answers.
Set to the backdrop of ‘Awesome Mixtape #2,’ Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 continues the team’s adventures as they traverse the outer reaches of the cosmos. The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mysteries of Peter Quill’s true parentage. Old foes become new allies and fan-favorite characters from the classic comics will come to our heroes’ aid as the Marvel cinematic universe continues to expand.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is written and directed by James Gunn (Slither). The film marks the return of the original Guardians, including Chris Pratt (Jurassic World) as Peter Quill/Star-Lord; Zoe Saldana (Star Trek Into Darkness) as Gamora; Dave Bautista (Spectre) as Drax; Vin Diesel (Furious 7) as the voice of Groot; Bradley Cooper (American Sniper) as the voice of Rocket; Michael Rooker (Jumper) as Yondu; Karen Gillan (The Big Short) as Nebula; and Sean Gunn (Gilmore Girls) as Kraglin. New cast members include Pom Klementieff (Oldboy), Elizabeth Debicki (The Great Gatsby, Everest), Chris Sullivan (The Knick, The Drop) and Kurt Russell (The Hateful Eight, The Thing).
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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is scheduled to hit theaters on May 5, 2017. Avengers: Infinity War is set to hit theaters May 4, 2018.