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With the exception of the Iron Man movies, Marvel Studios has largely stayed away from putting numbers in their sequel titles, instead opting for more creative subheads like The Dark World, The Winter Soldier, and Age of Ultron. That, however, won't be the case for the future of the Guardians of the Galaxy series.
Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn has been promising new and exciting changes ahead for the franchise. As progress is made on the sequel to his Marvel Cinematic hit, the director loves to tease fans with news on whatís to come. And this time around, the director emphasized just how different Guardians of the Galaxy 2 will be from its predecessor.
Though he was only in the movie for a short amount of time, and largely served to provide some very important exposition, Benicio Del Toro gave one of the most fascinating performances in Guardians of the Galaxy. But while the character emerged as a fan favorite, it seems that the actor's future with the franchise is a bit murky.
James Gunn took to Periscope recently to talk about Guardians of the Galaxy 2 with the masses, and dropped some interesting tidbits. Here are the five biggest things revelations he provided for the highly-anticipated sequel.
James Gunn announced earlier this week that he has finished the first draft of Guardians of the Galaxy 2, but now the director has revealed that Marvel Studios had an unusual response to his pitch for the 2017 blockbuster.
Chris Pratt really can't say much about Guardians of the Galaxy 2, but what he has noted is that writer/director James Gunn's idea for the sequel actually brought tears to his eyes.
Guardians of the Galaxy successfully served as the first substantive delve into the Marvel Cinematic Universeís ďcosmicĒ theater. The filmís star, Chris Pratt, hopes the teamís future exploits donít lead them back to Star-Lordís home planet.
There are no two ways about it: James Gunnís Guardians of the Galaxy turned out to be an absolutely massive hit. Not only did it earn some of the best reviews of 2014 so far, it also turned out to be massively popular with movie-goers and a box office smash.
James Gun has confirmed that two Guardians Of The Galaxy villains won't feature in the sequel. And it's all Fox's fault.
With a new Guardians and other new characters coming in Guardians of the Galaxy 2,the question is which lucky few will be chosen to appear in Marvelís 2017 sequel. Here the people you should keep an eye out for.
There's going to be a new face on the team in Guardians of the Galaxy 2, and casting for the new role has already started, kind of.
Because of the way Marvel Studios operates, itís very easy to predict that there will be a film somewhere down the line that lets the characters of The Avengers mingle with those from Guardians of the Galaxy.
It could be argued that the eccentric creative approach by director, James Gunn made last yearís Guardians of the Galaxy the fun, intense, phenomenon of a film it became. This process was apparently reflected on the set in the way that Gunn would reward exceptionally good work. It seems that he prefers to show his appreciation with small jars of Play-Doh!
The cast of Captain America: Civil War has been announced, and while the movie is filled with a lot of familiar faces, Hulk is nowhere to be seen. This begs the question: what does Hulk being left out mean for his future in the MCU?
Guardians of the Galaxy star Michael Rooker actually has a history with Jason "Jay" Mewes that goes back a few years, the two having had the chance to work together on Kevin Smith's 1995 cult hit Mallrats. As such, it does make some sense that the former would want the latter to show up in Guardians of the Galaxy 2.
Think that 2015 is a hard year to beat in terms of quality movies? Take a look at 2017's roster, and tell us if you still think that.
Serving as an important litmus test regarding the limits of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Guardians of the Galaxy was a risky project whose success ultimately paid off tremendously. Now, as production for its upcoming gets underway, a curious tidbit has surfaced surrounding its title. It is being reported that the sequel production is currently working under the rather provocative name, Guardians 3000.
Making a follow up to a massive blockbuster has to be stressful. You want to capture what people loved about the first film, but not just rehash what came before. Thatís the position James Gunn finds himself in, but he says there is only one thing that really worries him as he tries to follow up Guardians of the Galaxy.
We already knew that Peter Quill, Gamora, Drax the Destroyer, Groot and Rocket would be returning for Guardians of the Galaxy 2, but now itís been announced that this villain from the first movie will also come back.
You can tell whether a movie is truly a cultural touchstone based on whether or not it has a porn parody. Now Guardians of the Galaxy has one of its very own, and you can watch it online for free.