5 Things You Need to Know About Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Test your superhero knowledge with these five Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 Movie Trivia facts! Check them out!

Test your superhero knowledge with these five Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 Movie Trivia facts! I’m sure you know that Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is an upcoming superhero movie that is based on the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same name. You probably also know that the movie is the sequel to the 2014 movie titled Guardians of the Galaxy. It is set to hit theaters on May 5, 2017. Here is are some bits of trivia I bet you didn’t already know!

Related: Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2 Movie Trailer Review

Guardians of the Galaxy Movie Trivia

Affiliate links included below. Thanks for your support!

James Gunn is the movie director for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. He also directed the 2014 movie Guardians of the Galaxy. In addition to director, he is also the producer of the 2004 movie Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed, the 2016 movie The Belko Experiment and the upcoming 2018 movie Avengers: Infinity War.

Before the role of Ego was cast to actor Kurt Russell, several other talented actors were considered for the role, including Liam Neeson, Viggo Mortensen, Gary Oldman and Christopher Plummer.

Unlike other movies that change movie theater release dates several times, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 only had one change. It was originally scheduled to be released in theaters on July 28, 2017, then was changed to its current release date of May 5, 2017.

Chris Pratt, who plays the role of Peter Quill, said that filming the movie helped him deal with the death of his father, Daniel Clifton Pratt. In the movie, Peter Quill is trying to find out about his true parentage. In real-life, Chris Pratt lost his father to multiple sclerosis in 2014.


Three of the movie’s main cast have appeared in other Disney movies in the past.  Vin Diesel, who plays the role of Baby Groot, starred in the 2005 movie The Pacifier as Lieutenant Shane Wolfe. Sylvester Stallone, who plays the role of a Nova Corps member, has appeared in 2 Disney movies: the 1991 movie Oscar as Angelo Provolone and the 1995 movie Judge Dredd as Judge Joseph Dredd.

The record holder, though, belong to Kurt Russell, who plays the role of Ego, who has appeared in 8 Disney movies! In 1966, he appeared in Follow Me Boys as Whitey, in 1968 in The Horse in the Gray Flannel Suit as Ronnie Gardner, in 1969 in The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes as Dexter Riley, in 1971 in The Barefoot Executive as Steven Post, in 1972 in Now You See Him, Now You Don’t as Dexter Riley, in 1975 in The Strongest Man in the World as Dexter Riley, in 1981 in The Fox and the Hound as the voice of Adult Cooper and in 2005 in Sky High as Commander Steve Stronghold.

Have you heard any awesome Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 movie trivia? Share below!

Related Posts

16 thoughts on “5 Things You Need to Know About Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

  1. I loved the first movie and I am super excited about the new one coming out. It looks like it’s gonna be awesome.

  2. The first movie was surprisingly awesome. I really enjoyed it and I am looking forward to this one. Cris Pratt is hilarious in it and I fell in love with his character – oh and GROOT!
    I actually had no idea that his father had MS. That is really sad to hear.

  3. Now I know five things about Guardians of the Galaxy that I didn’t know before. Can’t remember all of the first one so would have to go back and start over to keep up.

  4. I’ve heard and read so much about Guardians of the Galaxy and sounds like a movie I need to watch. I’ve just recently started watching a couple of Marvel Comic shows and love them! That must have been a trying time for Chris Pratt, with the loss of his father and starring in this film

  5. I can not wait to see this film. I loved the first GOTG and have watched it several times already. Seriously counting the days.

  6. I can’t wait to see this movie. I loved the first one and watch it every time I see it on tv. The new Guardians looks awesome.

  7. I loved the first Guardians of the Galaxy and can’t wait to see the second one!

  8. Everyone loves Guardians of the Galaxy. The second one is going to be really popular too!

  9. We can’t to see this movie. We loved the first Guardians of the Galaxy. Baby Groot looks so cute and Rocket is fantastic!

  10. The scary thing is that I have watched each and every one of those Disney Movies. I think growing up with the Disney Channel as a kid did that to me. I loved Follow Me Boys. It was one of my favorites with Russell and Fred MacMurray.

  11. This is the movie I am most looking forward to this year! It sounds like it is going to be epic!

  12. I love the first movie. My family cannot wait for the second. I had no idea Sylvester Stalone and Kurt Russell are part of this cast.

  13. I havent seen the original Guardians of the Galaxy. I heard great reviews hopefully I cant catch up and get into this series.

Comments are closed.