Yesterday we brought you a rumour from Schmoes Know which suggested that Sylvester Stallone and Sharon Stone would be playing two members of The Elders in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 alongside Benecio Del Toro’s The Collector, Elizabeth Debicki’s Ayesha (and Jeff Goldblum’s Grandmaster from Thor: Ragnarok).
Well, it looks like the report was false, as James Gunn – who has previously said he’d no longer respond to speculation – has taken to Twitter to debunk the rumour, which has now been removed from the site.
Where do you guys get this nonsense? Who are all the people running around giving fake inside scoops to journalists? https://t.co/9abS5jGYcP
— James Gunn (@JamesGunn) October 5, 2016
So, with these rumours proving false, we can probably assume that the site’s recent scoops on Thor: Ragnarok and Avengers: Infinity War are also wide of the mark (both of those reports have also been removed).
Set to the backdrop of ‘Awesome Mixtape #2,’ Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 continues the team’s adventures as they traverse the outer reaches of the cosmos. The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mysteries of Peter Quill’s true parentage. Old foes become new allies and fan-favorite characters from the classic comics will come to our heroes’ aid as the Marvel cinematic universe continues to expand.
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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is scheduled for release on April 28th 2017 in the UK and on May 5th in the States, with director James Gunn reuniting with returning cast members Chris Pratt (Star-Lord), Zoe Saldana (Gamora), Dave Bautista (Drax), Bradley Cooper (Rocket), Vin Diesel (Groot), Karen Gillan (Nebula), Michael Rooker (Yondu), Glenn Close (Nova Prime) and Sean Gunn (Kraglin) alongside new additions Pom Klementieff (Oldboy) as Mantis, Elizabeth Debicki (The Man from U.N.C.L.E.) as Ayesha, Kurt Russell (The Hateful Eight) as Ego the Living Planet, Chris Sullivan (The Drop) as Taserface and Sylvester Stallone (Creed) in as yet-unrevealed role.