New ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ Images Are Here to Brighten Your Day
We can all probably agree that the current news cycle is relentlessly…depressing — so how about we take a break from all of that with new photos from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2? Marvel has debuted five images from James Gunn’s upcoming sequel, featuring a few of your favorite a-holes along with their new pal, Mantis, played by Pom Klementieff.
USA Today revealed the images — a couple of them are stills taken from scenes featured in the first trailer, but the others are definitely new, like the image of Mantis with Drax:
In addition to MCU newcomer Pom Klementieff, the images above include familiar faces like Chris Pratt’s Star-Lord, Dave Bautista’s Drax, Zoe Saldana’s Gamora and Michael Rooker’s Yondu. Also returning are Bradley Cooper as Rocket, Vin Diesel as Groot (in adorable baby form) and Karen Gillan as Nebula.
But there are also two new, key characters we haven’t really seen much of just yet: Kurt Russell as Ego, the Living Planet (aka Star-Lord’s dad) and Elizabeth Debicki as the villainous Ayesha. It seems likely that Marvel will debut a new trailer for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 during the Super Bowl this Sunday, February 5 — maybe we’ll get a proper peek at Russell and Debicki’s characters then?
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2. hits theaters on May 5.