Yesterday, the folks over at Entertainment Weekly revealed our first look at the highly anticipated Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2, including our first look at Mantis. And as exciting as it was to finally see director James Gunn‘s take on Mantis, there were actually two other, already introduced members that captured our interest: Nebula and Yondu. These were two characters that worked against the Guardians originally yet were seemingly set to join the team in the sequel. (It’s worth noting again that this seems to confirm Geek.com’s rumor from earlier this year.)
Speaking with the folks over at IGN, actress Zoe Saldana who plays Gamora talked about what we can expect from Nebula this go around as she teams up with her former enemies in the Guardians. According to Saldana, we’ll get a better idea of the hell Nebula and Gamora experienced growing up with Thanos*.
“You’ll begin to get a glimpse of how terrible life must have been like to grow up with a crazy stepfather through Nebula,” said Saldana in reference to cosmic conqueror Thanos, who raised both Nebula and Gamora. “Nebula is still in that teen-y, f*****g hateful s**t. She’s just resentful and bitter.”
As to where we’ll find Gamora in the sequel, per Saldana, her character will still be trying to right her wrongs in her search for redemption.
“Gamora, everything she does is trying to gain redemption for what she’d done before. That’s where you’re going to find her and then, obviously, their relationship is very volatile.”
The Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2 cast will be on hand at this year’s SDCC alongside director James Gunn to reveal the first footage from the highly anticipated sequel. If you’re one of the lucky ones able to attend SDCC and attend Marvel’s panel on Saturday in Hall H, Gunn has also teased a few announcements. For those unable to attend? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered!
Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2 will open on May 5th, 2017.
*Just a reminder, Gunn has previously confirmed Thanos will not be in this film, so don’t expect to see him in any flashbacks.
Source: We Go This Covered.