‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ lineup will change by end of movie, EP says

Go to PEOPLE.com/PEN, or download the free app on your Smart TV, mobile and web devices. So, what’s the scoop? “There will be new members by the end of the movie,” says Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. Don’t forget to subscribe for more exclusive interviews and photos, only in EW. To read more from EW’s Summer Movie Preview, pick up the new issue of Entertainment Weekly on stands Friday, or buy it here. For more on this week’s cover story, watch EW The Show, available now here, on the new PEOPLE/Entertainment Weekly Network (PEN).  

Show Full Article By the end of the first Guardians of the Galaxy film, it was clear that the titular team of superheroes had five members: Chris Pratt’s Star-Lord, Zoe Saldana’s Gamora, Dave Bautista’s Drax the Destroyer, the Bradley Cooper-voiced Rocket, and the Vin Diesel-orated Groot. 2? “And allies who maybe aren’t with them at the end of the movie necessarily, [and who] go off on their own adventures. But will that remain the lineup through to the end of James Gunn’s sequel, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. Well, the scoop is that the Guardians lineup is indeed not written in stone. Maybe not. But the makeup of the Guardians will evolve.”
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 executive producer Jonathan Schwartz. 2 hits theaters on May 5. A lot of the marketing materials for the film have seemingly expanded the core characters to include Michael Rooker’s blue-skinned Yondu and Pom Klementieff’s new character, Mantis.