James Gunn took to Facebook to carry out a live Q & A with fans, who of course are eager to find out anything about Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 from the director.
Fans sent in their questions right off the bat, with one getting right down to business asking what can be expected from the sequel less than a minute into the Q & A. To this, Gunn replied that something along the vein of the first movie can be expected but at the same time it will be different. The director also shared that he had just moved to Atlanta to begin shooting, which will take about 10 months starting in February.
According to Gunn, he is also almost done with his casting duties, adding that he's not going to give numbers or names but that there will at least be one new character in Vol. 2. He did confirm, however, that Nebula will be back and that she is an important character in the sequel.
Speaking of characters coming back, Gunn said that there's no reason why he wouldn't want the comic book icon in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.
"He's one of my favorite people in the world. I still get giddy like a school girl whenever I'm around him," he said.
How about Adam Warlock? Will he be making an appearance in the upcoming film?
Gunn only said that fans will have to wait and see. The way Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 was structured gives it a story of its own and not merely something that leads up to something else.
Will the Guardians be around beyond Vol. 2?
Gunn said it is likely, but it will mostly depend on how well the sequel does. He said he is interested in helping usher to the big screen a number of other Marvel properties but joked that he can't reveal more because the studio might come for him. Gunn did assure the fans that as long as he's with Marvel, his work will probably revolve around the Guardians or anything Guardians-related.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is set to hit theaters on May 5, 2017.