Date: 29th July 2014

Marvel announces Guardians of the Galaxy sequel.

Marvel has revealed that it is to release a sequel to Guardians of the Galaxy in 2017.

The announcement was made at the Comic-Con event in San Diego during a discussion about another of Marvel's franchises, the Avengers.

Josh Brolin has been confirmed to play super villain Thanos and will feature in both Avengers: Age of Ultron and Guardians of the Galaxy 2.

Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) centres around Peter Quill, played by Chris Pratt, who joins up with a group of misfits, including a raccoon, to save the universe.

The first Galaxy film is about to be released in UK cinemas.

The sequel has been scheduled for 28 July 2017.

Source: Press Release