‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Sequel Gets Title

Guardians of the Galaxy

The “Guardians of the Galaxy” sequel has gotten a fitting title.

“Yes, the official title for the @Guardians sequel is GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2,” writer-director James Gunn tweeted on Monday.

The title, which is more common for comicbooks than comicbook films, likely comes from the famous mixtape “Awesome Mix Vol. 1,” which the Star-Lord (Chris Pratt) listens to and that played a pivotal role in the original film.

Gunn confirmed the news after Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige let the title slip prematurely during an interview with Collider at a press junket for “Ant-Man.” Filming is set to begin next year in London.

“We start shooting ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2’ in February-March 2016,” Feige told the site.

Marvel/Disney’s “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” hits theaters on May 5, 2017. The first film hauled in a whopping $774 million worldwide.

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  1. Deb says:

    I’m not one to go to the movies or watch many I happened to fall upon guardian of the galaxy. Chris Pratt had me at the opening dance. I hadn’t head of chris before this movie and couldn’t have imagined anyone else pulling it off. All actors where amazing. The soundtrack was fantastic I don’t think you could have picked better songs I hope in the second volume will be keeping that music instead of all the stuff they play today and can’t understand a word they sing. The older music must be doing something right considering all the remakes they do. Counting down the months till this comes out. can’t wait!!!!!

  2. I loved guardians of the Galaxcy .When will it be out & will groot & all other characters be in it, Any new?

  3. cadavra says:

    Given the importance of the Chinese market, why not “Part 两个”?

  4. Hollywood Exec, Super Smart says:

    But I wanted a boring, unimaginative jumble of nouns and verbs after the colon. The only reason Amazing Spiderman 2 flopped was because it wasn’t titled Amazing Spiders: Curse of the Darkness.

  5. NiallMalcolm says:

    Reblogged this on NiallMalcolm@TheMovies and commented:
    GOTG Vol 2

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