“The fate of the universe rests on your shoulders.”
So begins the first full trailer for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, the much anticipated sci-fi sequel to 2014’s much beloved and box office smash hit Guardians of the Galaxy. Have a look.
Continuing the group of renegade’s exploits in the cosmic side of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, we are re-introduced to the charming Star-Lord (Chris Pratt), the mysterious Gamora (Zoe Saldana), the hilarious Drax (Dave Bautista), the wild Rocket (voiced by Bradley Cooper) and the scene-stealing Baby Groot (voiced by Vin Diesel).
The thrillingly action-packed trailer is pumped up by Fox on the Run by The Sweet, continuing the tradition of director James Gunn effectively utilizing classic rock for the Guardians movies.
Also featured in the uproarious trailer is the returning Yondu (Michael Rooker) and newcomer Mantis (Pom Klementieff). Confirmed to also be in the movie is Nebula (Karen Gillan), Kraglin (Sean Gunn), Irani Rael (Glenn Close), Taserface (Chris Sullivan) and Ego (Kurt Russell). Sylvester Stallone has been confirmed to make a cameo as a Nova Corps member.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 releases in theaters May 5, 2017.
The Guardians of the Galaxy first appeared in Marvel Super-Heroes #18 in 1969.