Filmmaker James Gunn has confirmed a sequel for Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy on Twitter. He tweeted:
"Yes, I’m writing and directing the sequel to #GuardiansoftheGalaxy for theaters July 28 2017. But first go see the first one out next week!"
WWE Superstar Batista will be returning as Drax the Destroyer.
Guardians of the Galaxy (the first) is scheduled to be released in theaters on August 1, 2014 in the United States.