Guardians Of The Galaxy Sequel Confirmed
A follow-up to the new Marvel Studios release has been announced...
Although the original movie is only set for release at the end of the month, Guardians of the Galaxy 2 has already been confirmed by Marvel Studios.
The announcement was made yesterday (26 July) at the company's Comic Con International panel.
Director James Gunn appeared via a video-link from London to the San Diego festival to confirm the sequel will open in cinemas 28 July 2017.
It was also announced that Josh Brolin will play cosmic titan Thanos in the upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy and future Marvel instalments.
In a statement, producer Kevin Feige said: "Josh brings all the weight and stature necessary for a character as iconic and significant as Thanos".
Marvel Studios also announced that an animated series of the comic will air on Disney XD.
The original Guardians of the Galaxy hits UK cinemas on 31 July.