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You might expect casting news to come from a podcast about movies, but you don’t really expect to see it happen quite like this. A stand-up comic had to miss a recording session in order to film Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.
In August 2014, director James Gunn and Marvel Studios successfully blew our minds by introducing us to the Guardians of the Galaxy. In 2017, the same ragtag bunch of scoundrels will be back on the big screen, and to say that star Chris Pratt is excited would be very much an understatement.
The Guardians of the Galaxy post-credits scene was a lighthearted, off-the-cuff epilogue that felt different than previous Marvel movies, but for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, they’re taking a different approach.
The Marvel Cinematic Universe has become a well-oiled machine at this point. Captain America: Civil War is ready to go. Doctor Strange is filming. Finally, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is making sure that their script is ready to rock and roll.
There are countless reasons to lament the recent loss of David Bowie (and just as many to celebrate his brilliant life), but one could-have-been that will never be could have been especially perfect: Marvel wanted Bowie to cameo in Guardians of the Galaxy 2.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is taking another step to distinguish itself from Marvel’s other offerings with a new piece of movie-making technology.
While most of us have to wait until early summer to see the next chapter in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, apparently when you’re a big part of helping to make part of the MCU, you get to ignore little things like release schedules.
Last week, it was reported that Kurt Russell is being considered by Marvel to play Peter Quill’s father in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. Here’s what the actor has to say about that.
None other than writer and director James Gunn has once again taken to social medial to give fans a look at an early version of Star-Lord's Guardians Of The Galaxy's mask.
Well, that didn't take long. Earlier today, a rumor made the rounds about the identity of Star-Lord's father in Guardians of the Galaxy, but director James Gunn says it's not right. And he probably knows.
Vin Diesel has one of the strangest jobs in Hollywood. Sometime next year he’s going to stand in a sound booth and say “I am Groot,” a couple of hundred times with various inflections, but only a few people know what he's really saying.
Interstellar star Matthew McConaughey was being looked at to play a villain in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, but he turned down the role. Here are the evildoers we think Marvel might have wanted him to breathe life into.
Guardians of the Galaxy became a hit for Marvel by doing its own thing. Sure, it had references to the grander Marvel Cinematic Universe, but it was very much a self-contained film. Moving towards the sequel, writer-director James Gunn plans on staying true to that aesthetic — even if many of us what it to lead into Avengers: Infinity War.
Aside from the five core characters, it’s difficult to gage who will be back for Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2. As we inch closer to the start if production, it seems as though one major character will be joining the intergalactic band of superhero misfits: The Collector.
Danny DeVito’s no stranger to voice work. He lent his recognizable vocals to such projects as The Simpsons, Disney’s Hercules, Space Jam and The Lorax. But Marvel?
Thanks to the power of the Internet, we’ll be seeing at least one Sneeper in Guardians of the Galaxy 2. Director-writer James Gunn posted a special message on Facebook revealing the events that led to the victory on the Sneeper front.
There are many characters in James Gunn's Guardians of the Galaxy who could likely carry their very own spin-off - and Michael Rooker is evidently very keen on that happening for his role as Yondu Udonta. How do we know this? Because apparently he pitches ideas about it as a possibility to his writer/director friend as late as 3AM.
Towards the end of last year, when Guardians of the Galaxy was making its way on to Blu-ray and DVD, writer/director James Gunn teased us all. While fans had spent months searching his movie for inside jokes and Easter eggs, the filmmaker revealed that there was one very special thing he included that nobody has found.
From the overt inclusion of The Mad Titan Thanos, to the brief appearance of Cosmo in one of The Collector’s cages, there’s unlimited minutiae for fans to dissect in James Gunn's Marvel films. Not every reference gets to make it, however, and sometimes the reasons are hilarious.
Guardians of the Galaxy proved a number of things for Marvel. Despite this immense success, Marvel is confident they can top the first go around.