Marvel’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ Begins Principal Photography

“Hooked on a feeling!” Are you ready for Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2?  Just announced on Wednesday, principal photography for the film began.

Over at Pinewood Studios in Atlanta, Georgia, the gang is back again for the film’s sequel. Stars such as Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Michael Rooker, Karen Gillan and Sean Gunn return to take on another adventure. A few new cast mates have also been announced, including Pom Klementieff, Elizabeth Debicki, Chris Sullivan and Kurt Russell.

Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 Start of Production Image L to R: Rocket (voiced by Bradley Cooper), Drax (Dave Bautista), Groot (voiced by Vin Diesel), Peter Quill/Star-Lord (Chris Pratt) and Gamora (Zoe Saldana) ©Marvel 2017

Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy originally made $770 million worldwide. In addition, the film is also recognized as “the most successful debut film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.” Adding a second film to the franchise only made sense.

If you were a fan of the film’s original soundtrack, Vol. 2 will also bring about “Awesome Mixtape #2.”

Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is set for a May 5, 2017, release. Stay tuned for more info!

What are your thoughts on the cast additions?

Director James Gunn’s creative team also includes director of photography Henry Braham (“The Legend of Tarzan,” “The Golden Compass”); production designer Scott Chambliss (“Star Trek,” “Tomorrowland”); editors Fred Raskin (“The Hateful Eight,” “Guardians of the Galaxy”) and Craig Wood (“Guardians of the Galaxy,” “Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End”); composer Tyler Bates (“Guardians of the Galaxy,” “John Wick”); three time Oscar®-nominated costume designer Judianna Makovsky (“Captain America: Civil War,” “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone”); Oscar®-nominated visual effects supervisor Chris Townsend (“Avengers: Age of Ultron,” “Iron Man 3”); stunt coordinator Tommy Harper (“Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales,” “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” ); co-producer / first assistant director Lars Winther (“Captain America: Civil War,” “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”); and six-time Oscar® nominee, special effects supervisor Dan Sudick (“Captain America: Civil War,” “The Avengers”).



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