Taglines: Anyone can save the galaxy once.
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.
The Guardians of the Galaxy are hired by the leader of the well-planned Sovereign race Ayesha to destroy a monster to protect their valuable batteries. Peter Quill, Gamora, Drax, Rocket and Baby Groot defeat the monster and receive the notorious Nebula, who is Gamora estranged sister, as previously agreed to receive the bounty offered for her. However Rocket steals a couple of batteries and their spacecraft is attacked by the Ayesha and Sovereign.
Out of the blue, the Sovereign fleet is destroyed by a mysterious ship and the Guardians crash on a planet. Soon they learn that the ship that helped them is owned by Ego, who claims to be Quill’s father and invites Quill to visit his planet. He goes with Gamora and Drax while Rocket fix their space craft with Baby Groot and Nebula cuffed to debris. They head to the planet and Gamora and Drax Befriend the empathetic Mantis while Quill learns from the celestial Ego that he has powerful abilities. Meanwhile Ayesha hires the outcast Ravager Yondu Udonta, who raised Quill, to hunt down the Guardians for them.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is a 2017 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team Guardians of the Galaxy, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It is the sequel to 2014’s Guardians of the Galaxy and the fifteenth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).
The film is written and directed by James Gunn and stars an ensemble cast featuring Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Michael Rooker, Karen Gillan, Pom Klementieff, Elizabeth Debicki, Chris Sullivan, Sean Gunn, Sylvester Stallone, and Kurt Russell. In Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, the Guardians travel throughout the cosmos as they help Peter Quill learn more about his mysterious parentage.
The film began principal photography in February 2016 at Pinewood Atlanta Studios in Fayette County, Georgia, and concluded in June 2016. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is scheduled to be released on May 5, 2017, in 3D and IMAX 3D.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 premiered in Tokyo on April 10, 2017 and was released in the United States on May 5, 2017, in 3D and IMAX 3D. It grossed more than $863 million worldwide, making it the seventh highest-grossing film of 2017, while also outgrossing its predecessor. The film received generally positive reviews, particularly for its visuals, soundtrack and cast, though critics deemed it not as “fresh” as the original. It also received a nomination for Best Visual Effects at the 90th Academy Awards. A sequel, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, is being developed, with Gunn returning to write and direct, and is scheduled to be released in 2020.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 grossed over $389.8 million in the United States and Canada, and over $473.9 million in other countries, for a worldwide total of $863.7 million. The film had earlier surpassed the first film’s gross ($773 million) by Memorial Day weekend with $783.3 million worldwide, and became the fifth-highest-grossing MCU film a week later.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)
Directed by: James Gunn
Starring: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana,Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Michael Rooker, Karen Gillan, Pom Klementieff, Elizabeth Debicki, Chris Sullivan, Sean Gunn, Sylvester Stallone, Kurt Russell
Screenplay by: James Gunn
Production Design by: Scott Chambliss
Cinematography by: Henry Braham
Film Editing by: Kathryn Himoff, Craig Wood
Costume Design by: Judianna Makovsky
Set Decoration by: Jay Hart
Art Direction by: Elena Albanese, Ramsey Avery
Music by: Tyler Bates
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sequences of sci-fi action and violence, language, and brief suggestive content.
Studio: Walt Disney Pictures
Release Date: May 5, 2017