New Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Concept Art!

New Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 art reveals the team fighting a tentacled space monster!

We’ve got a little more than eight months to go before the Guardians of the Galaxy are back on the big screen and James Gunn is helping to tide over eager fans with the release of new Guardians concept art! The piece, which you can check out in full in the gallery viewer below, debuted at Empire and shows off the Marvel Studios space heroes facing off against an intergalactic beastie.

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The Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 cast includes the return of Chris Pratt (Jurassic WorldParks and Recreation) Zoe Saldana (AvatarStar Trek) as Gamora; Dave Bautista (SPECTREThe Man with the Iron Fists) as Drax; Vin Diesel (xXxFurious 7) as the voice of Groot; Bradley Cooper (JoyAmerican Sniper) as the voice of Rocket; Michael Rooker (SlitherJumper) as Yondu; Karen Gillan (Doctor WhoThe Big Short) as Nebula; and Sean Gunn (Guardians of the Galaxy, “Gilmore Girls”) as Kraglin. New cast members include Pom Klementieff (Oldboy), who plays Mantis, Elizabeth Debicki (The Great GatsbyEverest), Chris Sullivan (“The Knick,” The Drop) and Kurt Russell (The Hateful EightFurious 7) as Ego.

Set to the all-new sonic backdrop of Awesome Mixtape #2, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 continues the team’s adventures as they unravel the mystery of Peter Quill’s true parentage.

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is produced by Marvel Studios’ president, Kevin Feige, with Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Jonathan Schwartz, Nik Korda and Stan Lee serving as executive producers. Look for it to hit the big screen May 5, 2017.

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