Marvel have released the official synopsis for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.
Confirming the widely-reported news that the sequel will focus on the identity of Star Lord’s father, the synopsis also teasingly reveals that “fan favourites from the classic comics” will appear.
Set to the backdrop of ‘Awesome Mixtape #2,’ Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 continues the team’s adventures as they traverse the outer reaches of the cosmos. The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mysteries of Peter Quill’s true parentage. Old foes become new allies and fan-favorite characters from the classic comics will come to our heroes’ aid as the Marvel cinematic universe continues to expand.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 will see Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Bradley Cooper, Vin Diesel, Michael Rooker, Karen Gillan and Glenn Close reprise their roles, with Pom Klementieff, Elizabeth Debicki, Chris Sullivan and Kurt Russell joining the cast. It is due to be released on 5 May 2017.