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Report: 'Guardians of the Galaxy 2' Set for 2016

February 7, 2014 (6:03 am) GMT
The sequel to soon-to-be-released 'Guardians of the Galaxy' is rumored being scheduled to arrive two years after the first film.
Report: 'Guardians of the Galaxy 2' Set for 2016

Although the first "" film will not arrive until August 1 this year, a sequel reportedly has already been mapped out. According to Joblo, Marvel has given "Guardians of the Galaxy 2" a vote of confidence and planned it for a 2016 release, possibly May 6.

Directed by James Gunn, the first movie stars as Peter Quill/Star-Lord, as Gamora, and as Drax the Destroyer. and will voice Groot and Rocket Raccoon respectively, while will return as The Collector.

The film will follow Peter Quill who finds himself the object of an unrelenting bounty hunt after stealing a mysterious orb coveted by Ronan, a powerful villain with ambitions that threaten the entire universe. To evade the ever-persistent Ronan, Quill is forced into an uneasy truce with a quartet of disparate misfits - Rocket, a gun-toting raccoon, Groot, a tree-like humanoid, the deadly and enigmatic Gamora and the revenge-driven Drax the Destroyer.

But when Peter discovers the true power of the orb and the menace it poses to the cosmos, he must do his best to rally his ragtag rivals for a last, desperate stand - with the galaxy's fate in the balance.

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