Cast of Guardians of the Galaxy 2 – Before And After
The 2017 American superhero movie Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is based on the Guardians of the Galaxy superhero team from Marvel Comics.
It was made by Marvel Studios and released by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. The Marvel Cinematic Universe’s fifteenth feature, it is the follow-up to 2014’s Guardians of the Galaxy
Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldaa, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Michael Rooker, Karen Gillan, Pom Klementieff, Sylvester Stallone, and Kurt Russell are among the ensemble cast in James Gunn’s written and directed movie.
The Guardians explore the universe in the movie as they assist Peter Quill in discovering more about his enigmatic ancestry.
James Gunn’s return from the first movie and the movie’s formal announcement at San Diego Comic-Con International 2014 before the original movie’s theatrical premiere.
The sequel’s title was unveiled a year later in June 2015. At Pinewood Atlanta Studios in Fayette County, Georgia, principal photography got underway in February 2016 with a lot of personnel changes from the previous movie because of other obligations
. The last day of filming was June 2016. James Gunn decided to explore the characters’ new identities as Guardians and continue the Quill’s father plot from the first movie by setting the sequel soon after. Russell, who played Ego, a change from Quill’s comic book father, was officially announced as Quill’s father in July 2016.
Phase Three of the MCU saw the release of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 on May 5, 2017, after its Tokyo premiere on April 10, 2017.
It outperformed its predecessor and earned more over $863 million globally, ranking it as the eighth-highest-grossing movie of 2017.
Though some reviews thought the picture was inferior to the original, the visuals, directing, soundtrack, humour, and acting won accolades.
At the 90th Academy Awards, it was nominated for Best Visual Effects. A Disney+ special titled The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special was released in November 2022 and will be followed by a sequel, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, on May 5, 2023.
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