Marvel Releases Second Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Trailer!

Marvel Releases Second Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Trailer!

Over the weekend, Marvel Studios dropped a second, more detailed, more Baby Groot-filled trailer for their upcoming film Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. A sequel to their quirky surprise hit, the latest trailer focuses on each of the Guardians in turn, albeit with a definite focus on the franchise’s breakout character, Groot. The first film, focusing on a cosmic-based team of outlaws who boasted a smallish cult following among comic-book fans, was seen as…

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Kurt Russell joins GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY 2

Kurt Russell joins GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY 2

Ever since the release of Guardians of the Galaxy in 2014, fans have argued over which actor might appear as Peter Quill/Star-Lord’s father in the sequel. A common suggestion was Hollywood heavyweight Kurt Russell. It appears that fans’ prayers may have been answered as Russell has officially joined the cast for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, which started filming this week. As of yet, neither director James Gunn nor anyone else has confirmed what role Russell is set to play, however…

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No Thanos or Infinity Stones in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

No Thanos or Infinity Stones in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Next year we’ll be seeing the sequel to 2014’s surprise hit movie, Guardians of the Galaxy. With production now officially underway for the film, we’re starting to get some more information in regards to the cast and which characters and items will be returning for the sequel. From the sound of it, it looks like The Mad Titan Thanos and the Infinity Stones won’t be making a return in 2017’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. During…

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Cosmic Tales: An Interview with Dan Abnett

Cosmic Tales: An Interview with Dan Abnett

Dan Abnett is a New York Times best-selling author who’s worked in the comics industry for over 20 years. He has contributed to the legacies of some of the biggest characters in comics, and most notably rebooted Guardians of the Galaxy in 2008 alongside frequent collaborator Andy Lanning, a run that laid the groundwork for 2014’s blockbuster by the same name. He has written several novels for the Warhammer 40k universe, Tomb Raider, Doctor Who, as well…

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Kurt Russell Eyed to Play Star-Lord’s Father in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Kurt Russell Eyed to Play Star-Lord’s Father in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Some time ago, we heard that Matthew McConaughey was up for the role of Peter Quill’s father in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 before he turned it down. Now it seems that Marvel and director James Gunn may have found their next candidate, Kurt Russell from The Hateful Eight. A report from The Wrap suggests that Russell is who Marvel and Gunn want to star as the father of Chris Pratt’s character, Peter Quill aka Star-Lord. So far it seems that Russell…

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Comic Book Movie Buzz: Guardians of the Galaxy Preview

Comic Book Movie Buzz: Guardians of the Galaxy Preview

This behind-the-scenes clip was shown during tonight’s excellent new episode of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Guardians of the Galaxy is due out on August 1, 2014. A little new footage but not much in the way of revelations. Are you still excited? How much so? Muuka MuyumbaMore Posts Follow Me:

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James Gunn Talks to Entertainment Weekly about Guardians of the Galaxy

James Gunn Talks to Entertainment Weekly about Guardians of the Galaxy

As more and more comic book based properties are getting produced as tentpole films for the summer, the more those properties consume Summer Preview coverage in a respected entertainment periodical like Entertainment Weekly (EW). Each month this summer, we have a major comic-based movie being released. In August, we get Guardians of the Galaxy from Marvel Studios. EW talked to the principles involved with the production of the film. This particular story has James Gunn…

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GotG Director James Gunn Recants Sexist and Homophobic Remarks

GotG Director James Gunn Recants Sexist and Homophobic Remarks

On February 17, 2011, in a post on his personal blog, Guardians of the Galaxy director and screenwriter James Gunn made several alarming statements that have just recently come to light thanks to TheMarySue.com. In an entry titled “The 50 Superheroes You Most Want to Have Sex With” several derogatory phrases were used that have been viewed as both sexist and homophobic. One of the main sources of controversy comes from Gunn’s statements towards Batwoman, a lesbian character from…

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