James Gunn Talks The Lengthy ‘GotG Vol. 2’ Production Process

One of director James Gunn’s latest Facebook posts was dedicated to thanking the fans for the love and appreciation they’ve showed him over the course of making Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. Additionally, Gunn mentioned that Vol. 3. will take three years to make.

I've spent the past two and a half years making a film – probably a good 95% of my non-sleeping life during that time -…

Posted by James Gunn on Saturday, May 6, 2017

“Set to the backdrop of ‘Awesome Mixtape #2,’ Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 continues the team’s adventures as they traverse the outer reaches of the cosmos. The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mysteries of Peter Quill’s true parentage. Old foes become new allies and fan-favorite characters from the classic comics will come to our heroes’ aid as the Marvel cinematic universe continues to expand.”

GotG Vol. 2 stars Chris Pratt as Star-Lord/Peter Quill, Zoe Saldana as Gamora, Bradley Cooper as the voice of Rocket Raccoon, Vin Diesel as the voice of Groot, Michael Rooker as Yondu, Kurt Russel as Ego The  Living Planet, Karen Gillian as Nebula, Dave Bautista as Drax, Pom Klementieff as Mantis, Sean Gunn as Kraglin, and Sylvester Stallone in a currently unknown role. 

Have you checked out Vol. 2 yet? If not, be sure to get to the theater and see it, because it improves upon the first in virtually every way.


Aric Sweeny
Aric Sweeny
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