Kurt Russell Officially Confirmed for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Are you ready to get back to Marvel’s lovable band of space misfits?

Marvel released the official cast list for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and it includes some pretty exciting names:

“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” is written and directed by James Gunn (“Guardians of the Galaxy,” “Slither”). The film marks the return of the original Guardians, including Chris Pratt (“Jurassic World,” “Guardians of the Galaxy”) as Peter Quill/Star-Lord; Zoe Saldana (“Guardians of the Galaxy,” “Star Trek Into Darkness”) as Gamora; Dave Bautista (“Spectre,” “Guardians of the Galaxy”) as Drax; Vin Diesel (“Guardians of the Galaxy,” “Furious 7”) as the voice of Groot; Bradley Cooper (“Joy,” “American Sniper”) as the voice of Rocket; Michael Rooker (“Guardians of the Galaxy,” “Jumper”) as Yondu; Karen Gillan (“Guardians of the Galaxy,” “The Big Short”) as Nebula; and Sean Gunn (“Guardians of the Galaxy,” “Gilmore Girls”) as Kraglin. New cast members include Pom Klementieff (“Oldboy”), Elizabeth Debicki (“The Great Gatsby,” “Everest”), Chris Sullivan (“The Knick,” “The Drop”) and Kurt Russell (“The Hateful Eight,” “Furious 7”).

Pom Klementieff was previously revealed in October, but this is the first confirmation for the long-rumored Kurt Russell.

Whether or not he’ll be playing Star-Lord’s father as the rumors have suggested remains to be seen, but whoever his character is, it’ll undoubtedly be fun.

Principal photography has also begun on the film and Marvel released this photo:

Check out Baby Groot!

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is directed by James Gunn and set to hit theaters on May 5, 2017.

Who do you think Kurt Russell will play? Share your thoughts in the comments!

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Source: The Mary Sue



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