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Old 10-23-2016, 01:12 AM   #1
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Default Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2

The first teaser trailer is out. So far looks like business as usual, which isn't a bad thing. Of course they are promising a more emotional ride this time.
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Old 12-04-2016, 12:30 AM   #2
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dW1BIid8Osg

The second trailer is out and it is really funny
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Really excited for this. Next year is going to be pretty packed.

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Not to mention that Baby Groot is the most disgustingly adorable thing I've ever seen it's so fricken cute I want ten
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Old 12-05-2016, 12:21 AM   #4
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Really excited for this. Next year is going to be pretty packed.

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Not to mention that Baby Groot is the most disgustingly adorable thing I've ever seen it's so fricken cute I want ten
Yeah and I thought this year was packed.

Baby Groot is really cute he really wants to press that button
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Made me chuckle as well.
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Well the trailer is a big hit, it is the second most viewed trailer on Youtube with over 81 Million views in just one day
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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 only takes place a few months after its 2014 predecessor, but the eponymous protagonists have already managed to piss off some more alien evildoers. Although the previews released for the highly anticipated sequel have been colorful and exciting, the only villains we've seen in action are some rogue Ravagers and a freaky inter-dimensional space monster. Now thanks to the new Super Bowl TV spot, we finally have our first official looks at the two main antagonists: Ayesha and Taserface.

Let's start with Ayesha, played by Elizabeth Debicki, the golden High Priestess and leader of the genetically-altered race known as the Sovereign people. As far as the golden goes, Ayesha definitely fits the part, from her attire to complexion. It was originally reported that Ayesha will hire the Guardians for a job, but as seen in the new preview, evidently things take a turn for the worse judging by the golden monarch asking the Guardians who the hell they think they are. Although Ayesha's comic book incarnation (who has also been known by Kistmet, Her and Paragon) has primarily been a heroine, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2's protagonists shouldn't count on her MCU iteration being an ally to them. Even though we don't know yet what transpires between Ayesha and the Guardians, they'll need to be careful not to underestimate her.


Then there's Chris Sullivan's Taserface, who is definitely not a looker. Taserface is a member of the Ravagers, but during Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, he will lead a mutiny against Yondu after perceiving the leader of this gang of space pirates as having gone soft due to his attachment to Peter Quill. The MCU's Taserface doesn't bear a lot of resemblance to his comic book counterpart except for one thing: hating the Guardians of the Galaxy. It remains unclear whether Taseface will only be working with the Ravagers under his command or if he'll eventually form an alliance with Ayesha, but he also looks like he'll be a formidable opponent. Not a beauty pageant contender, though.
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The Superbowl trailer was very good, especially Mantis getting hit by the rock
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Hmm true - Esp about Mantis - first seen in the pages of the Marvel comics in 1973, Mantis is a half-Vietnamese and half-German woman with ties to the alien race known as the Kree. But James Gunn often makes changes when translating from page to screen, but accordin to Mr Marvel (Feige)

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Marvel is so far sittin somewhat tight -lipped about Kurt Russell's character, Ego the Living Planet, but I think I can tell you that Mantis (played by Pom Klementieff) travels with Ego -- we saw them together on his ship at the end of the latest Guardians trailer -- and that her powers are mainly of empathy. She can feel what others feel. As Klementieff explains in his latest Empire Mag interview :-

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Knowing the full range of emotions that rage through the Guardians, I'm sure that Mantis' power is going to come in handy. I don't know if she is a fighter, though. Pom Klementieff said that her fighting style is "different" than what it might have been in the comics, but wouldn't elaborate on if it involved martial arts. She'd only say "different."

Yeah, some secrets stay on a set visit.

I will say that there have been rumors that Mantis eventually becomes a member of the Guardians of the Galaxy team, which was solidified in the group shot, from the Super Bowl trailers last scene..
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Another trailer out and it still looks very good. We finally get to see Ego on screen and it loks like this is going to be more action packed that the last one
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Well James Gunn has revealed that the majority of the new trailer's contents come from the first fifteen minutes of the film. This is likely in reference to the Guardian's opening battle with that scary space octopus monster. Regarding that scene, we've known about this fight long before any footage or images from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 was ever released. The very first concept art shows the group battling the monster, with the group originally all using jetpacks to fight off the monster. Although the footage from the trailer makes it seem like Drax and Gamora are planted firmly on the ground, perhaps the group will surprise us with a full on jetpack battle. How cool would that be?


Indeed, the overall plot of Guardians 2 still seems pretty vague. All we're shown is that there's some sort of conflict with a gold clad group, and Peter Quill's father will eventually show up. Considering we've been privy to Kurt Russell's casting as Ego the Living Planet, the latter truly wasn't much of a revelation. Instead, we got a few glimpses into these moments, activating fans' palates for the full sequel.

Other than those moments, the majority of the trailer's footage show off very vague, albeit awesome, moments of action from the film. This didn't reveal much of anything, as well all knew there would be plenty of action and laughs in the next installment into the Guardians franchise.

Concern over trailers' footage has been a growing one over the past few years. Some trailer producers tend to give away the majority of a film's contents, thus ruining the moments of surprise and excitement which should come with a moviegoing experience. And regarding comic book movies, we can look to Zack Snyder's Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice as an example of what NOT to do. Because in addition to showing a bunch of awesome lines from the movie, the full length trailer gave away Doomsday's inclusion in the third act, essentially ruining one of the big twists of the film.
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It seems that we might still be seeing Ego as a living planet after all, as Kurt is only playing one of his Avatars
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