Guardians of the Galaxy 2 script is complete

Writer and director James Gunn has confirmed he has completed the final draft of the script for 'Guardians of the Galaxy 2'

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The script for 'Guardians of the Galaxy 2' is complete.

Writer and director James Gunn has confirmed he has finished writing the highly-anticipated sequel to the 2014 Marvel movie.

Sharing a picture of the front page of the script where the date of the final draft is clearly shown as January 10, he wrote: "Coming to you presently, Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista (Batista), Michael Rooker, Sean Gunn, Vin Diesel (sic)".

In a comment to a fan later on, he added: "I always make very tiny changes along the way, but this is essentially the final draft."

Meanwhile, the 45-year-old filmmaker also teased a few new characters when he was asked why Bradley Cooper's name had been omitted from the list.

He shared: "Bradley [Cooper] and Karen [Gillen] are not on FB. Also had to leave a couple off this list who haven't been officially announced. (sic)"

And James previously revealed the new movie will "focus more intensely on some of the characters".

He said: "It's both a bigger movie and a smaller movie because we focus more intensely on some of the characters. We get to learn a lot more about fathers in the second movie, and we focus a lot on that."

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2

  • 3 stars
  • 2017
  • US
  • 137 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: James Gunn
  • Written by: James Gunn
  • Cast: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Michael Rooker, Karen Gillan, Sean Gunn, Glenn Close, Pom Klementieff, Elizabeth Debicki, Chris Sullivan, Kurt Russell
  • UK release: 28 April 2017

The gang are back, with a rollicking plot involving stolen batteries and Ego (Russell) who may or may not be the long-lost dad of Peter Quill (Pratt). It’s very CGI-heavy, sometimes tiringly so, but the humour still charms and the finale picks it up after a sluggish second act.

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