A number of rumors regarding the next installment of Guardians of the Galaxy have been doing rounds on the internet of quite some time now. The latest batch of rumors suggest that Sylvester Stallone might make an appearance in the upcoming movie.
It was reported that the actor has been spotted in Atlanta, Georgia with a script of the movie. it should be noted that this is the very location where the film is currently being shot. Fans have already started speculating about the character that he might portray in the movie.
Various reports suggest that Stallone might be playing a character that is called Nova. The costume that will be wearing for the film will be quite similar to the one that he wore in the movie Judge Dredd. Apparently, the Nova Corps and the Judges wear a similar looking outfit.
A report from a renowned website, however, suggests that Stallone will star in Guardians of the Galaxy 2 as one of the Ravagers. The group of Ravagers is spearheaded by a character called Yondu played by Michael Rooker.
The site also reported that Stallone’s appearance will be more like a cameo. However, rumors are also doing rounds that the addition of Stallone to the group of Ravagers could mean that the group will play a more significant role in the upcoming movie compared to the first Guardians of the Galaxy film.
It should be mentioned here that director James Gunn’s brother Sean Gunn played one of the Ravagers in the first film. Sean Gunn will reprise his role for the upcoming movie. That apart another major addition to this group came in the form of Tommy Flanagan.
It was previously confirmed that the Sons of Anarchy famed actor will join the cast of the upcoming film. He will play the role of one of the Ravagers in Guardians of the Galaxy 2. Flanagan played the role of Chibs in Sons of Anarchy.
The character of Chibs was portrayed as a loyal member of the motorcycle gang and Flanagan’s performance in the role won kudos from both fans and critics.
The actor is currently busy with the shooting of a film titled Sand Castle. Apart from Flanagan, the film will also star Henry Cavil and Nicholas Hoult.
Coming back to the matter of Guardians of the Galaxy 2, previous reports suggested that Kurt Russel will play the role Star-Lord’s father in the film. Star-Lord was played Chris Pratt in the first film and he is back to reprise his role for the second movie.
Zoe Saldana and Dave Bautista who played the roles of Gamora and Drax in the first movie will also be back to reprise their respective roles. Bradley Cooper and Vin Diesel will once again lend their voices to the characters of Rocket Raccoon and Groot for Guardians 2.
The movie will see the gang led by Star-Lord embark on a journey to find out more about Lord’s father. Star-Lord’s father initially abandoned him but then sent the Ravagers to get him back.
It has also been confirmed that Pom Klementieff will play the role of Mantis in the movie. Just recently, director James Gunn shared a behind the scenes picture of the movie and Pom Klementieff was seen in it. Apart from her, the picture also featured- Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Michael Rooker, Karen Gillan, Dave Bautista, and Sean Gunn.
James Gunn had earlier revealed that the film will shed more light on the true parentage of Peter Quill aka Star-Lord. He also stated that he was extremely excited about how the story of Star-Lord will unfold in the movie.
He further added that the film will divulge more details about a number of other characters of the series. Gunn revealed that a sequel for the movie was planned the moment the first film hit the theatres.