Staying true to its name and concept, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 will be an almost entirely space-faring adventure.
However, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige did suggest that there would get a glimpse of Earth in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.
“There’s a little bit of Earth in this film, but it’s not these characters going to earth,” Feige says in an on-set interview.
If the Guardians of the Galaxy aren’t visiting Earth, then why is Earth featured at all? The first Guardians of the Galaxy only featured Earth as part of a flashback to Peter Quill’s childhood. Perhaps there will be a flashback to reveal what brought his father, Ego, to Earth.
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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).
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is scheduled to hit theaters on May 5, 2017.
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