April 23, 2017  

Sylvester Stallone Rumored to Play This Character in 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2'

April 6, 2017 (8:38 pm) GMT
Sly Stallone is reported to portray one of James Gunn's favorite characters in the upcoming 'Guardians of the Galaxy' sequel.
Sylvester Stallone Rumored to Play This Character in 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2'

's mysterious role in "" might have been unearthed. According to the film's cast list obtained by MoviesBook, Stallone will play Stakar. In the comic books, there is indeed a character named Stakar Ogord or better known as Starhawk.

Before the release of the first film "", director James Gunn did say during a press junket that Starhawk was one of his favorite characters. He later confirmed in a Q&A on Twitter that he planned to bring his favorite character to the MCU in the sequel.

"We do have a couple of characters who are very important to the Marvel Universe who are going to make their debut in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 which people don't know about," the helmer teased in a separate occasion. "Sylvester Stallone plays one of these characters ... my friend also has a pretty decent movie in the role as well and it sort of works in tandem with Sly's character."

The second movie is due May 5 in the U.S. returns as Star-Lord, as Gamora, as Drax the Destroyer, as Rocket Raccoon, and as Groot. is also back as Nebula and as Yondu while is among the new additions.

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