Marvel Studios unveiled Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 for a group of push Monday night, and the very first social media actions are flying in.

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Official evaluate don’t come out till April 24, but journalists are enabled to share spoiler-free reaction — a authorize of just how confident Disney and Marvel room in the sequel. (Guardians 2earned really rare 100 percent in a test screening in February.)

Hours prior to the screening, director James Gunn announced on facebook he would certainly be returning for much more Guardians as writer and also director of Guardians that the Galaxy Vol. 3.

Guardians 2 once again follows the adventures of Star-Lord (Chris Pratt), Gamora (Zoe Saldana), Drax (Dave Bautista), Rocket (Bradley Cooper) and also Baby Groot (Vin Diesel). The film likewise stars Michael Rooker, Sean Gunn and Kurt Russell together Star-Lord’s father, Ego.

The Marvel film opens might 5.

Here are few of the early on reactions:

Don’t think I’ve heard so much laughter in ~ a press screening. Civilization seemed to really be digging Guardians Vol. 2. Can’t say more (yet)

— Aaron Couch (
AaronCouch) April 18, 2017

GUARDIANS the THE GALAXY VOL. 2 is exciting, funny, gorgeous & a helluva tearjerker. For many, it will become their brand-new favorite Marvel movie

— ErikDavis (
ErikDavis) April 18, 2017

GUARDIANS that THE GALAXY VOL 2 is a most fun. Action-packed & even much more classic ‘70s/early ‘80s music cues.

— Anna Klassen (
BrandonDavisBD) April 18, 2017

GUARDIANS of THE GALAXY VOL 2. Is an extremely fun. Bring away the realm “split up her characters” strategy. Drax is a hoot. Baby Groot steals the show

— Mike Ryan (
mikeryan) April 18, 2017

Guardians that the Galaxy Vol. 2 is to fill with lots of surprises and an unforeseen amount that emotion. Another Marvel winner.

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— Germain Lussier (
GermainLussier) April 18, 2017

Holy smokes to be Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol 2 fun! I had a laugh plastered on mine face nearly the whole time. Lots of Easter eggs too.

— Dan Casey (
DanCasey) April 18, 2017

Had loads of fun v Guardians of the Galaxy 2. Exceptionally funny, beautifully colorful, and great continuations the the heroes. Super happy!

— (((Eric Eisenberg))) (
eeisenberg) April 18, 2017

Guardians the the Galaxy Vol. 2 is funnier than the original, a ton that surprises, and an unanticipated emotional profoundness. Ns am Groot.

— Peter Sciretta (
slashfilm) April 18, 2017

I say there is no hyperbole: #GotGVol2 is MCU in ~ its very best. Grand adventure through intimate stakes. Uses every damn color in the crayon box. — Angie J. Han (
ajhan) April 18, 2017

GUARDIANS that THE GALAXY 2 preserved a smile on my face from start to end. Funny, activity packed, emotional, and tons that surprises. Thumbs up.

— Steven Weintraub (
colliderfrosty) April 18, 2017

Hate to be the Voice that Reason, but GUARDIANS the THE GALAXY VOL. 2 isn’t as great as the first. What felt fresh now feels forced. 2.5/4 stars

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