GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Sequel Title Confirmed by James Gunn

Sequel's Release Date

Writer/director James Gunn confirmed on Twitter and Facebook that indeed the title of the Guardians of the Galaxy’s sequel is Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.

During the Ant-Man junket, Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige let sleep the title of the highly anticipated sequel:

“We start shooting Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2 in February-March 2016.”

Here’s Gunn’s Tweet:

And here’s his Facebook post with more info:

James Gunn's Facebook Account

It’s clearly a reference to the mixtape that Chris Pratt‘s Peter Quill/Star-Lord carries around for the entire movie, which has the cute name “Awesome Mix Vol. 1”, as well as the new mixtape that he unpackages at the end of the film.

James Gunn Directed Film

Originally announced at Comic-Con in 2014, Guardians of the Galaxy 2 currently has a release date of May 5, 2017. Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Michael Rooker, Karen Gillan and Sean Gunn are also expected to return for the project.