Guardians of the Galaxy was one of 2014's surprise hits. Being the first non-terrestrial Adventure in Marvel Studios ever growing line up of movies, critics and fans were skeptical as to whether or not the record breaking studio could pull off a successful space adventure, especially one based on some of the comic book giants lesser known characters. Upon release, the Guardians tongue-in-cheek brand of humor, a nostalgic soundtrack, and high jinx adventure became an immediate hit across the board, with the film earning nearly $800 million at the box office.
Speaking to EW the sequels Executive Producer Jonathan Schwartz, revealed some a new piece of concept art (pictured above) by Andy Park, which introduces new female protagonist Mantis, whom will be portrayed by Canadian-born french actress Pom Klementieff...
"She has never really experienced social interaction. Everything she learns about dealing with people, she learns from the Guardians of the Galaxy, which is a very weird group to learn your social intricacies from.”
Eagle-eyed fans will notice the small, baby Groot on Drax the Destroyers shoulder confirming the well-loved characters return...
“He doesn’t have the wisdom and experience of that Groot. He’s a younger Groot and a more rambunctious Groot. The question is, is he the same Groot, just smaller? Or is he a different Groot that’s sprung up from the seed of the first Groot?”
Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 May 5th, 2017
More about Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 (movie)
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.
Directed by James Gunn, Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2's release date is May 5th, 2017.
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