Over the past few months, Marvel Studios and various actors have stated that Avengers: Infinity War will feature the Guardians of the Galaxy and practically every other character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but fans are still waiting to hear more specific confirmations of their favorite characters’ involvement. That’s not quite what they got today, but it's practically close enough.
Michael Rooker, who plays the blue-skinned alien Yondu in Guardians of the Galaxy and Guardians fo the Galaxy Vol. 2, took a selfie while stopping at a Starbucks in Peachtree City, Georgia. Peachtree City is just about 20 minutes away from Pinewood Studios, where Avengers: Infinity War is currently filming, and Rooker was wearing the Avengers; Infinity War production hat that other stars have also been spotted wearing.
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Does this mean that Yondu will appear Avengers: Infinity War? It is official until Marvel or Rooker say so on the record, but all of the evidence seems to suggest that he will.
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Avengers: Infinity War is being directed by Joe and Anthony Russo, from a screenplay by Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely. The film sees the Avengers joining forces with the Guardians of the Galaxy to battle Thanos.
Avengers: Infinity War’s confirmed cast includes Robert Downey Jr., Josh Brolin, Mark Ruffalo, Tom Hiddleston, Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Jeremy Renner, Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Olsen, Sebastian Stan, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Bettany, Samuel L. Jackson, Cobie Smulders, Benedict Wong, Zoe Saldana, Karen Gillan, Vin Diesel, Dave Bautista, Pom Klementieff, Scarlett Johansson, Benicio del Toro and Tom Holland.
Avengers: Infinity War opens in theaters on May 4, 2018.
Before he participates in Avengers: Infinity War, Yondu will be part of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, opening in theaters on May 5, 2017.