GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY 2 Officially Coming July 2017


Marvel announced during their panel at Hall H yesterday that a Guardians of the Galaxy sequel has already been given the greenlight. With the words of Rocket Racoon: “Oh yeah!”

No doubt the studio have way too much confidence in Guardians and seem to know that they already have a hit on their hand. This doesn’t come as a huge surprise after James Gunn already revealed that it would happen a week ago. Moreover, the sequel is teased in the end credits of the Guardians of the Galaxy, which hits theaters next Friday.

So Guardians of the Galaxy 2 will arrive on July 28, 2017 and Gunn will return to write and direct the sequel as well as the entire Guardians cast is also expected to return.

Here’s what the Marvel Studios release calendar currently stands:

August 1, 2014: Guardians of the Galaxy
May 1, 2015: Avengers: Age of Ultron
July 15, 2015: Ant-Man
May 6, 2016: Captain America 3
July 8, 2016: Untitled (Probably Doctor Strange)
May 5, 2017: Untitled
July 28, 2017: Guardians of the Galaxy 2
November 3, 2017: Untitled
May 4, 2018 (?): Untitled
July 6, 2018: Untitled (Could be Avengers 3)
November 2, 2018: Untitled
May 3, 2019: Untitled

Josh Brolin also made an appearance onstage wearing a novelty Infinity Gauntlet at the Marvel Studios presentation at 2014 San Diego Comic Con International (Above: Thanos teased with quick shot on his hover-throne-chair).

Yeah, there you go.