Romance wasn't exactly front and center in the first film, but Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 will further explore the "will they, won't they" relationship of Gamora and Star-Lord. There was quite a bit of romantic subtext between the two (which Star-Lord wanted to be just regular text), but the two of them never got together in any official way. They didn't even kiss! Now the sequel will further develop this relationship, but it won't be smooth sailing. According to Zoe Saldana (who plays Gamora), the two get along well, but it isn't quite as simple as that.
CinemaBlend's Sean O'Connell visited the set of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, where Zoe Saldana spoke about the highly anticipated sequel. Vol. 2 will pick up a few months after the events of the first film, where viewers will find that Star-Lord (Chris Pratt) and Gamora's relationship has further developed. The two of them are becoming a great team as they fight interdimensional monsters and the like, but as a couple, they're like "oil and vinegar." Sure, they taste good but they don't exactly stick together.
As far as personalities go, Peter Quill and Gamora are basically on the opposite end of the spectrum. Quill is all swagger and bluster, while Gamora is rigid and hyper-competent. It's those disparate personalities that make them such an interesting couple in the first place, but they've got some work to do if they want to get together. It's unclear if the duo will actually form a relationship by the time the sequel ends, but those trailers sure have teased that there will be some major developments between the two.
Want to see some Gamora x Star-Lord action? Check out this scene of Star-Lord teaching Gamora the beauty of music and Kevin Bacon.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is written and directed by James Gunn and is expected to fly into theaters on May 5, 2017. For everything else Guardians of the Galaxy related, check out our comprehensive guide to the sequel right here.
Matt has lived in New Jersey his entire life, but commutes every day to New York City. He graduated from Rowan University and loves Marvel, Nintendo, and going on long hikes and then greatly wishing he was back indoors. Matt has been covering the entertainment industry for over two years and will fight to his dying breath that Hulk and Black Widow make a good couple.
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