Principal photography begins in Atlanta for May 5, 2017 release!

Marvel Studios has begun principal photography at Pinewood Studios in Atlanta, Georgia, on Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2,” which is slated to hit U.S. theaters on May 5, 2017. The production will shoot at Atlanta’s Pinewood Studios.

Production begins on Marvel's 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2'

Production begins on Marvel’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’

“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” is written and directed by James Gunn (“Guardians of the Galaxy,” “Slither”). The film marks the return of the original Guardians, including Chris Pratt (“Jurassic World,” “Guardians of the Galaxy”) as Peter Quill/Star-Lord; Zoe Saldana (“Guardians of the Galaxy,” “Star Trek Into Darkness”) as Gamora; Dave Bautista (“Spectre,” “Guardians of the Galaxy”) as Drax; Vin Diesel (“Guardians of the Galaxy,” “Furious 7”) as the voice of Groot; Bradley Cooper (“Joy,” “American Sniper”) as the voice of Rocket; Michael Rooker (“Guardians of the Galaxy,” “Jumper”) as Yondu; Karen Gillan (“Guardians of the Galaxy,” “The Big Short”) as Nebula; and Sean Gunn (“Guardians of the Galaxy,” “Gilmore Girls”) as Kraglin. New cast members include Pom Klementieff (“Oldboy”), Elizabeth Debicki (“The Great Gatsby,” “Everest”), Chris Sullivan (“The Knick,” “The Drop”) and Kurt Russell (“The Hateful Eight,” “Furious 7”).

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.

“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.

Director James Gunn’s creative team also includes director of photography Henry Braham (“The Legend of Tarzan,” “The Golden Compass”); production designer Scott Chambliss (“Star Trek,” “Tomorrowland”); editors Fred Raskin (“The Hateful Eight,” “Guardians of the Galaxy”) and Craig Wood (“Guardians of the Galaxy,” “Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End”); composer Tyler Bates (“Guardians of the Galaxy,” “John Wick”); three time Oscar®-nominated costume designer Judianna Makovsky (“Captain America: Civil War,” “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone”); Oscar®-nominated visual effects supervisor Chris Townsend (“Avengers: Age of Ultron,” “Iron Man 3”); stunt coordinator Tommy Harper (“Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales,” “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” ); co-producer / first assistant director Lars Winther (“Captain America: Civil War,” “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”); and six-time Oscar® nominee, special effects supervisor Dan Sudick (“Captain America: Civil War,”  “The Avengers”).

The original “Guardians of the Galaxy” was a hit with critics and audiences alike, earning over $770 million at the worldwide box-office, and holds the record as the most successful debut film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. In addition, the film’s soundtrack went platinum and was nominated for a Grammy®.

Based on the Marvel comic characters first published in 1969, “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 ” continues the lineage of epic big-screen adventures chronicled in “Iron Man,” “The Incredible Hulk,” “Iron Man 2,” “Thor,” “Captain America: The First Avenger,” “The Avengers,” “Iron Man 3,” “Thor: The Dark World,” “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” “Guardians of the Galaxy,” “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” “Ant-Man,” and the upcoming release schedule, which includes “Captain America: Civil War” on May 6, 2016; “Doctor Strange,” November 4, 2016; “Spider-Man,” July 7, 2017; and “Thor: Ragnarok” on November 3, 2017.

Marvel Studios continued its unprecedented success in 2015 with the release of “Avengers: Age of Ultron.” At the time of release, the film recorded the second biggest opening weekend of all time with a $191.3 million box office. It has also been the #1 release in every country where it has opened and has grossed over $1.4 billion in global box office. The studio also successfully launched another franchise with “Ant-Man,” starring Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas and Evangeline Lilly. The film opened #1 at the box office on July 17 and went on to gross more than $519 million at the worldwide box office. The film propelled the Marvel brands’ #1 domestic box-office opening streak to a record-breaking 12 consecutive films.

Stay tuned to Marvel.com for all the latest news and updates on the Marvel Cinematic Universe!

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Check out this Power Pose Collectible from Hot Toys!

Taking the role as young Spider-Man Peter Parker’s mentor, Tony Stark helps Parker to balance the normal routine life as a high school student and the crime fighting super hero life after the events of ‘Marvel’s Captain American: Civil War.’

Celebrating the global release of the long awaited ‘Marvel’s Spider-Man: Homecoming’ coming this summer, Hot Toys is thrilled to present to you the Power Pose Series 1/6th scale collectible figure of Tony Stark’s new Iron Man armor in ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ – the Mark XLVII as a Movie Promo Edition item only available in selected markets!

In reference to the appearance of Iron Man’s new armor in the upcoming Marvel Studios blockbuster, the Mark XLVII (Movie Promo Edition) Power Pose collectible figure is sophisticatedly crafted and designed with movie-accurate quality. It features a meticulously sculpted sleek, streamline armor and trapezoid-shaped indent around the arc reactor. Equipped with 28 LED light-up points throughout the body, it is also given the iconic red and gold color featured mostly on the helmet and shoulder, as well as the distinctive silver and dark silver colored painting on the mid-section of the armor. This Power Pose collectible figure also comes with articulated head and arms, interchangeable fists and repulsor palms, and a figure base.

Please stay tuned with your local official Hot Toys distributor for details on how to add this new Iron Man Mark XLVII to your Hot Toys collection!

For more from Hot Toys, visit their website.

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Learn more about the characters when you watch a new featurette. Plus a new photo gallery!

On May 5th, fans will get to know the Guardians in a deeper way with Marvel Studios’ “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.” Check out the new featurette above to hear more from director James Gunn and the cast!

We’ve also got a brand new photo gallery with stills and frames from the film below!

Get your tickets now for “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” and stay tuned for even more universal action in the coming days!

Stay tuned to Marvel.com for the latest on “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2,” and follow @Guardians on Twitter and like the official Guardians of the Galaxy page on Facebook for the latest!

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Get a closer look at Spidey's new threads!

Peter Parker received a few tech upgrades courtesy of Iron Man in Marvel Studios’ “Captain America: Civil War,” and you can bet he’ll have even more come “Spider-Man: Homecoming”!

But why take our word for it when you can check out some of the Wallcrawler’s upgrades in a new spotlight video. Get a closer look at Spidey’s new suit in the video below before he swings back into theaters July 7!

As Spider-Man (Tom Holland) prepares to navigate the turbulent waters of high school and face off against the Vulture (Michael Keaton), he can use all the help he can get. See it all for yourself directly below!

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Check out the full track list to the film's soundtrack!

Fans can now get in the Star-Lord-dancing kind of mood with “Guardians of the Galaxy Awesome Mix Vol. 2,” the official soundtrack to Marvel Studios’ “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” available now!

Featuring hits such as “The Chain” by Fleetwood Mac, “Brandy (You’re a Fine Girl” by Looking Glass, and much more, “Guardians of the Galaxy Awesome Mix Vol. 2” offers the sonic backdrop to this summer’s biggest movie.

Check out the full track listing below, and follow @Guardians on Twitter and like the official Guardians of the Galaxy page on Facebook for the latest on “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2,” in theaters May 5!

Guardians of the Galaxy Awesome Mix Vol. 2 track listing

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Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck to guide Carol's flight to the big screen!

Marvel Studios’ “Captain Marvel” has found the perfect duo to fly Carol Danvers to the big screen in 2019!

The directing pair Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck have signed on to direct the film, starring Oscar-winner Brie Larson. Kevin Feige will produce the film, written by Meg LeFauve and Nicole Perlman. Marvel Studios’ Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso, and Jonathan Schwartz serve as Executive Producers alongside Stan Lee.

Boden and Fleck most recently wrote and directed “Mississippi Grind,” starring Ryan Reynolds and Ben Mendelsohn. Both have also directed and written “It’s Kind of a Funny Story” (starring Emma Roberts and Zach Galifianakis), “Sugar,” and worked together on the critically-acclaimed “Half Nelson” starring Ryan Gosling.

Carol Danvers has a very nuanced, powerful story, so Marvel took time selecting the final directing duo. But ultimately Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck’s diverse body of work and ability and focus on character made the choice a winning one. Each of their films exhibit nuanced, fascinating performances and a deeply-felt sense of character, all which will fuel the pairs passion around telling Carol Danvers’ Story.

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The Guardians return to theaters May 5!

Marvel Studios’ “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” stars Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana and Dave Bautista and director James Gunn kicked off a world tour in Tokyo with a red carpet fan event at the Shin-Toyosu Brillia Running Stadium yesterday. Experience the fan event by clicking through the gallery above!

Get your tickets now for “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” and stay tuned for even more universal action in the coming days and weeks!

Stay tuned to Marvel.com for the latest on “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2,” and follow @Guardians on Twitter and like the official Guardians of the Galaxy page on Facebook for the latest!

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Get your first glimpse at Thor's next adventure, in theaters November 3!

[UPDATED] It’s here, Marvelites! We’ve got the first official teaser trailer for “Thor: Ragnarok,” in theaters November 3!

Watch all the action above as “Thor: Ragnarok” picks up after the events of “Avengers: Age of Ultron”! Thor (Chris Hemsworth) ends up imprisoned on the other side of the universe on Sakaar, a barbaric planet, without his mighty hammer and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok – the destruction of his homeword and the end of Asgardian civilization – at the hands of an all-powerful new threat, the ruthless Goddess of Death Hela (Cate Blanchett). But first, he must survive a deadly gladiatorial contest that pits him against his fellow coworker and Avenger — the Incredible Hulk!

If that isn’t enough, feast your eyes on the Asgardian god in his gladiatorial garb in a brand new poster below!

“Thor: Ragnarok” hits theaters like a hammer November 3, and while you wait for the Mighty Avenger’s next thunderous adventure follow @ThorOfficial on Twitter and like Thor’s official Facebook page!

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Spidey shows off his new tech as the Vulture attacks!

It’s here Marvelites–the brand new trailer for “Spider-Man: Homecoming,” in theaters July 7!

Watch all the action above as Spidey faces off against the Vulture, learns some hard lessons from Iron Man himself, and generally, y’know, does whatever a spider can!

With just a little more than three months to go until the Webslinger swings into theaters, keep your eyes peeled right here to Marvel.com for all the latest!

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Plus 3 new posters for the upcoming film!

Spidey swings by Avengers Tower and takes a perilous flight in three new posters and a teaser for tomorrow’s new “Spider-Man: Homecoming” trailer!

First up, we’ve got a brief look at tomorrow’s brand-new trailer, featuring your most menacing look at the villainous Vulture yet!

Then, scope out three new posters for the film as Spidey stops by Avengers Tower, takes a moment to relax, and tries to hitch a ride on the freeway.

Keep your eyes peeled right here to Marvel.com for the latest on “Spider-Man: Homecoming,” in theaters July 7!

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