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‘Guardians of the Galaxy': Meet Star-Lord’s Dad, Ego

4 hours ago | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

It’s been known for quite some time now that “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” would go deeper into Peter Quill’s (Chris Pratt) origins and the identity of his father. It’s also been known that Kurt Russell would play said father. But director James Gunn, who has already shown that he’s willing to tweak with the comics he’s adapting, dropped a big surprise during the movie’s panel at Comic-Con this weekend regarding to Quill’s background. In the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Star-Lord’s father is none other than Ego, a sentient planet. In a »

- Jeremy Fuster

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8 Awesome Moments From The Doctor Strange Comic-Con Trailer

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James Gunn said that the footage shown from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 at Comic-Con this past Saturday wouldn’t be released online, and it hasn’t been. However, Marvel Studios more than made up for that by debuting a brand new trailer for Doctor Strange, the first of their Phase 3 movies which reaches the big screen this November courtesy of director Scott Derrickson.

It didn’t reveal a whole lot more than that first teaser did in terms of plot details, but the latest preview for this highly anticipated release was still packed full of never before seen footage, which made it clear that Doctor Strange is going to be Marvel’s most unique – and quite possibly most exciting – movie to date.

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Benedict Cumberbatch taking on the role of the Sorcerer Supreme is something fans spent years dreaming about (he’s one »

- Josh Wilding

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The Week in Spandex – San Diego Comic-Con 2016 Edition

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Here’s a special Sdcc edition of The Week in Spandex, wrapping up all the superhero news from Comic-Con 2016…

Unless you’ve been residing under a rock these past few days, you’ll be all too aware that the San Diego Comic-Con has been taking place across the Pond, bringing us a host of superhero goodies. Both DC Films and Marvel Studios had big plans for Hall H on Saturday, and both delivered plenty of treats for fans in attendance, as well as us at home. So much so in fact that this is an abridged version of The Week in Spandex, as A) it would take me a week to write it, and B) after churning out a couple of hundred posts over the past few days, I really need my bed. Anyway, here’s a recap of all the big news, and do let us know your thoughts on this year’s Con… »

- Gary Collinson

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Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2: James Gunn Shares New Bts Photos Of New Gang Of Ravagers

10 hours ago | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

While no one outside of the Hall H Guardians Of The Galaxy panel at this year's San Diego Comic-Con will get to see the footage (in HD, at least), director James Gunn was not shy about releasing extra details he revealed. In an extensive Facebook post from Gunn, he pretty much broke down all the big pieces of news he dropped. One of them had to do with Kurt Russell'S Role In The Film, and another had to do with a familiar group of outlaws from the first Guardians Of The Galaxy film, the Ravagers.

When we last saw the gang of bandits, they were led by Yondu, who had let Peter Quill after the latter man didn't give the former man one of the Infinity Stones. Gunn went into greater detail in his post as he described the panel.

"Most were on hand for the Sdcc presentation, disrupting »

- Joseph Medina

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Guardians 2 Director Reveals Ravagers Photo and Tons of New Details

10 hours ago | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Though none of the footage has been released thus far, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 certainly left its stamp on Comic-Con over the weekend, as director James Gunn and his crew invaded Hall H. As they were introducing their cast, the notorious Ravagers hijacked the proceedings. Now, Gunn has released an official image of these scoundrels, revealing who they are. He also left a lengthy Facebook post, answering a few of the lingering questions that arose after this epic Hall H panel.

In the photo seen below, James Gunn introduces Taserface and the rest of the Ravagers as they will appear in this Marvel Phase 3 sequel. Starting from the top left and moving in a circle, these cruel and taunting bastards of space include Brahl (Stephen Blackehart), Oblo (Joe Fria), Scrote, Narblik (Terence Rosemore), Gef the Ravager (Steve Agee), Kraglin (Sean Gunn), Wretch (Evan Jones), Half-Nut (Jimmy Urine), and »

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What Is Sylvester Stallone Doing in Guardians of the Galaxy 2?

13 hours ago | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

One of the most talked-about panels of this year's Comic-Con was the Marvel Studios presentation, where several revelations were made. The studio showcased the first full trailer for Doctor Strange, along with footage from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and Spider-Man: Homecoming, although nothing except the Doctor Strange trailer was released online afterwards. The Guardians of the Galaxy 2 trailer and clips gave a few select fans a first look at Sylvester Stallone's mysterious character. Although we don't know exactly who he's playing yet, director James Gunn offered some important details following the big reveal

After the Hall H panel, CinemaBlend caught up with James Gunn, and asked him about Sylvester Stallone's mysterious character. Based on the costume he was seen wearing in the footage, some claimed he could be one of the new Ravagers, while others believe he's a Nova Corps member. Of course, the director »

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From Half-Nut To Taserface: Meet The Ravagers Of Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2

13 hours ago | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Upon announcing that Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 will introduce fans to the Ravagers, James Gunn confirmed at Sdcc that Evan Jones, Jimmy Urine, Stephen Blackehart, Steve Agee, Joe Fria and Terence Rosemore are the actors on board to portray the dastardly crew of interstellar bandits.

Now, we have our first official glimpse at what those characters will look like when they storm onto the scene in May of next year. Taking to Instagram, the filmmaker posted a collection of black-and-white mugshots of his freaks and geeks, which come bearing the names Brahl, Oblo, Scrote, Narblik, Gef the Ravager, Kraglin, Wretch, Half-Nut, and Taserface.

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Though Marvel chose to hold fire on showcasing any footage during San Diego Comic-Con, members of the press were treated to a presentation of some work-in-progress footage – resulting in scores of trailer descriptions surfacing left, right, and center. But if »

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James Gunn gives us a look at the Ravagers from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

13 hours ago | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

The Ravagers invaded Comic-Con this past weekend as part of Marvel Studios’ big Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 panel, and now James Gunn has taken to Instagram to give us a look at Yondu’s motley crew, who are set to play a big part in next year’s cosmic superhero sequel…

Ravagers R Us, starting at the top left, around in a circle: Brahl, Oblo, Scrote, Narblik, Gef the Ravager, Kraglin, Wretch, Half-Nut, Taserface. Photos by @steveagee

A photo posted by James Gunn (@jamesgunn) on Jul 25, 2016 at 9:39am Pdt

Centre of the image is Taserface, played by Chris Sullivan, with Gunn posted on Facebook that: “It’s worth noting that four years ago when I was hired for the first Guardians film, I joked that I was going to make Taserface my villain. I suppose it’s no longer a joke.”

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- Gary Collinson

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James Gunn Introduces Taserface & The Ravagers In A New Bts Photo From Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2

14 hours ago | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

On Saturday night, the notorious Ravagers, led by their newly appointed leader Taserface, hijacked the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 portion of the Marvel Studios panel and caused trouble for director James Gunn and stars Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, & Dave Bautista, albeit in hilarious fashion. Earlier this afternoon, Gunn officially introduced the new-and-improved band of space pirates on his personal Instagram. They are as follows starting from the top left and moving in a circle: Brahl (Stephen Blackehart), Oblo (Joe Fria), Scrote, Narblik (Terence Rosemore), Gef the Ravager (Steve Agee), Kraglin (Sean Gunn), Wretch (Evan Jones), Half-Nut (Jimmy Urine), and their loud-mouthed leader Taserface (Chris Sullivan) right smack dab in the center.    Ravagers R Us, starting at the top left, around in a circle: Brahl, Oblo, Scrote, Narblik, Gef the Ravager, Kraglin, Wretch, Half-Nut, Taserface. Photos by @steveagee A photo posted by James Gunn (@jamesgunn) on Jul 25, 2016 at 9:39am Pdt Plus, »

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Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2: Elizabeth Debicki Confirmed As Ayesha In 2017 Sequel

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Amid the announcements for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 at Sdcc – from a slick new logo to the unveiling of Peter Quill’s father – it’s been confirmed that Elizabeth Debicki will play the part of Ayesha.

Word comes by way of Cbm, revealing that the actress best known for The Man From U.N.C.L.E. will hail from the Sovereign in James Gunn’s 2017 sequel.

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When quizzed about the origin story behind Debicki’s newcomer, who seeks out the Guardians of the Galaxy following their triumph over Ronan the Accuser, Gunn said: “Ayesha is the golden High Priestess of a genetically-perfect people called the Sovereign. She’s not a woman to be screwed with – she, and her entire world, are extraordinarily deadly.”

Whether this opens up the path for the introduction of one Adam Warlock is still up for question, but we do know »

- Michael Briers

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Sdcc 2016: Kurt Russell's "Big" Role In Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 Revealed -- It's Not Quite What You Think

15 hours ago | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Ever since Kurt Russell's name was thrown around as a possible addition to Marvel Studios' Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 cast, it seemed like a foregone conclusion that he'd play the role of Peter Quill's father. He's a character we have yet to see in the franchise, and with this sequel, James Gunn confirmed that a part of Quill's emotional journey will have to do with his parentage, which had remained a mystery up to this point.

Separate from the whole Peter Quill father situation, back in January, We Reported On A Rumor that Ego the Living Planet -- perhaps the strangest character in the Marvel canon -- would likely show up in the film.

Little did we know that these two things would meet. 

During last weekend's San Diego Comic-Con, all suspicions of Kurt Russell playing Star-Lord's father were confirmed...but with twist.

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- Joseph Medina

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Here’s why you haven’t seen any of the ‘Guardians 2’ Comic Con footage

16 hours ago | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

We’ve been treated to a whole bunch of geek goodness over the past few days, all of it coming from the direction of San Diego where the annual Comic Con took place. We may have seen some treats from Doctor Strange, Wonder Woman, Justice League and much more, one thing we didn’t see was the footage that was screened in Hall H from Marvel’s Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2.  Well, it turns out there’s quite a good reason for that as director James Gunn reveals in a new Facebook post.

“I’ve gotten a lot of questions about why is Marvel not releasing the footage we showed at Comic-Con,” Gunn said on Fb. “Of course, I want to share with you guys everything. But here’s the thing: the footage we had at Comic-Con will eventually be seen by the public, but in a more finished form. »

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Kurt Russell's Costume Revealed for Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2.

19 hours ago | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Marvel's Agent M (Ryan Penagos) took to his Twitter account to reveal Kurt Russell's costume from James Gunn's Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2. Penagos writes: "Check it: The Ego costume, played by Kurt Russell".

Check it: The Ego costume, played by Kurt Russell in @Guardians! #gotgvol2 #MarvelSDCC pic.twitter.com/PYSYDqlOad

Ryan Penagos (@AgentM) July 24, 2016

More photos of Kurt Russell's Ego costume from #gotgvol2! #MarvelSDCC #Sdcc pic.twitter.com/IOoHP35dwG

Ryan Penagos (@AgentM) July 24, 2016

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. »

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Here’s who Kurt Russell is playing in ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2’

25 July 2016 1:09 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Kurt Russell‘s character in the forthcoming Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 was unveiled at the San Diego Comic Con over the weekend. He will indeed be playing Peter Quill’s (Chris Pratt) father… named Ego. Here’s what he looks like…

Ego is actually a living planet. Yes, you read that correctly… a living planet, and Kurt Russell will be playing that living planet. Luckily, director James Gunn revealed all in a Facebook post.

“Yeah, his dad is a planet. Sort of. It will all be explained in the film..”

But to me, this is the absolute center of Vol. 2, and one of the reasons I’ve been so excited about it. When Marvel first approached me with the first movie, I thought, “Wait a second? A talking raccoon? Isn’t that a rather ridiculous idea to base a movie around?”

It was then that I took a »

- Paul Heath

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Watch Black Panther Cast Unite for First Time at Comic-Con

24 July 2016 3:28 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

When it was announced that Marvel Studios will have a Hall H panel on Saturday night of Comic-Con 2016, the studio didn't confirm which movies it would showcase. Directors James Gunn and Scott Derrickson already revealed that their movies Guardians of the Galaxy 2 and Doctor Strange would be present, but we didn't have any further details heading into the panel. One of the many surprises revealed for the fans was the confirmation of new Black Panther cast members Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o and Danai Gurira, along with the characters they're playing. Today we have highlights from this panel, along with new video interviews.

Since Black Panther won't start filming until early 2017, there wasn't any footage to show the Sdcc crowd, but Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige did unveil the new logo, while bringing out Chadwick Boseman (T'challa), along with a few of his new co-stars. Michael B. Jordan was confirmed as Erik Killmonger, »

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First Look At Kurt Russell’s Ego Costume From Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2

24 July 2016 2:46 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

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One of the biggest surprises to come out of Marvel’s Comic-Con panel was the reveal that Kurt Russell (The Hateful Eight) is playing Ego the Living Planet in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. A relatively obscure character, it’s an inventive bit of casting by writer and director James Gunn, but with confirmation that Ego is Star-Lord’s father, how exactly is that going to work?

As of right now, we simply don’t know. However, he’s clearly going to have a humanoid form as you can see from the gallery above. This obviously creates even more questions, but in a recent Facebook post, Gunn elaborated on the decision to have Russell play this character.

“I asked myself, if a planet was alive, how could that be? And how could it father a child? The answers to those questions took me to a »

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Guardians of the Galaxy 2 Cast Interviews and Panel Video from Comic-Con

24 July 2016 2:03 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

In the opening moments of Marvel Studios' massive Hall H panel at Comic-Con, Kevin Feige was asked by moderator Chris Hardwick why the studio famously skipped the convention last year. The studio president and producer stated that, "We only want to come when we have a lot of stuff to show you," which set the tone for the panel that featured the first trailer for Doctor Strange, along with sneak peeks at Spider-Man: Homecoming, Thor: Ragnarok and the confirmation of Brie Larson starring in Captain Marvel. One of the biggest highlights of the panel, however, was the colorful introduction of the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 stars, along with the jaw-dropping footage they presented.

Unfortunately, Marvel didn't release the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 footage quite yet, but the studio has provided us with videos featuring highlights from the panel, along with video interviews with director James Gunn »

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Kurt Russell's Guardians of the Galaxy 2 Ego Costume Revealed at Comic-Con

24 July 2016 12:34 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Marvel Studios' massive Hall H panel featured plenty of jaw-dropping announcements, such as the confirmation of Brie Larson as Captain Marvel plus the surprise appearance of the Spider-Man: Homecoming cast. Perhaps the biggest surprise, though, came when the studio unveiled footage from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, which revealed the sequels' most closely guarded secret, the identity of Star-Lord's (Chris Pratt) father, Ego the Living Planet, played by Kurt Russell. While that footage hasn't been released online yet, Marvel put Ego's full costume on display at the convention center.

Marvel's Ryan Penagos, known on Twitter as Agent M, posted a new video featuring the unveiling of this costume on the Marvel Stage at Comic-Con for the convention's final day. He also posted a number of detailed photos giving fans a closer look at the costume. For those who follow the comic books and didn't follow last night's reveal, »

- MovieWeb

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Kurt Russell's "Guardians" Costume Reveal

24 July 2016 12:00 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Last night came the news that Kurt Russell will play Peter Quill’s father, Ego (aka Ego the Living Planet), in the upcoming "Guardians of the Galaxy" sequel.

To clear up the inevitable confusion, director James Gunn says: "Yeah, his dad is a planet. Sort of. It will all be explained in the film". Now, Marvel has also revealed Russell's costume in the film which you can see below. The movie opens May 5th next year.

Check it: The Ego costume, played by Kurt Russell in @Guardians! #gotgvol2 #MarvelSDCC pic.twitter.com/PYSYDqlOad

Ryan Penagos (@AgentM) July 24, 2016

More photos of Kurt Russell's Ego costume from #gotgvol2! #MarvelSDCC #Sdcc pic.twitter.com/IOoHP35dwG

Ryan Penagos (@AgentM) July 24, 2016 »

- Garth Franklin

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Sdcc: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 costume for Kurt Russell’s Ego the Living Planet on display at Comic-Con

24 July 2016 11:43 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Yesterday during the Marvel Studios panel at Comic-Con, the big Guardians of the Galaxy mystery about Star-Lord’s father was answered, with Marvel revealing that Ego, the Living Planet – played by Kurt Russell – is Peter Quill’s dad. The big reveal came during the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 footage screened for those in attendance [read a description here], and while the footage hasn’t been released online, we do now have a glimpse at Ego’s costume (for his humanoid form, not his usual planetary self), which is on display at the Marvel booth in Sdcc…

See Also: Thor: Ragnarok’s Planet Hulk Gladiator Armor on display at Comic-Con

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 »

- Gary Collinson

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