Two years ago, Marvel Studios introduced us to a group of intergalactic outlaws that most fans did not even know about. Like the first Iron Man movie, it was a huge risk to introduce a new team away from their well-known characters like Captain America, Iron Man, and Thor. With excellent directing, an entertaining and diverse cast of characters, and an amazing soundtrack, Guardians of the Galaxy became an instant classic and tops many lists as the best Marvel movie ever.
This summer, we continue the adventures of the galaxy’s favorite band of misfits.
Set two months after the events of the first film, the Guardians of the Galaxy travel throughout the cosmos and struggle to keep their newfound family together, while helping Peter Quill learn more about his true parentage.
From the footage of this film in the teaser, we see the Guardians taking on a huge tentacle monster along with an army of spaceships. It definitely shows that a space battle will be happening in this sequel. We also see that the team is getting along a little more often but still as dysfunctional. Their banter made the movie work in the first film so I expect more of the same. No word yet on the songs for the soundtrack but the song for the teaser trailer, “Fox on the Run”, has already topped the iTunes Rock Charts so it’s possible that we got a taste of the awesomeness to come. Chris Pratt and Zoe Saldana lead the returning cast that includes Dave Batista, the voice work of Bradley Cooper and Vin Diesel, along with Michael Rooker. New cast members include Kurt Russell and Sylvester Stallone.
And we cannot forget…Baby Groot!
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 comes out on May 5, 2017.