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“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” with a pulp novel look

Marvel Studios is bringing the wildest and most popular heroes of the galaxy back to the screen – the Guardians of the Galaxy have to fulfil their second cinematic mission.

While part one was filmed entirely in England, the film-makers chose a new production centre for the sequel “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.” Pinewood’s Atlanta studios in Fayetteville, Georgia, which with its 18 studio stages has grown into the largest American studio complex outside Hollywood, were the new production base of the film. Director James Gunn had a clear creative vision for the look of the sequel and wanted to build and use as many real sets as possible for the film. “I came into the first Guardians film with a very clear idea of exactly what the visuals would be and the same applied for the sequel,” explains Gunn. “I really wanted the look to be inspired by the early pulp novels of the 1950s and 1960s, from the science fiction of the time, the old pulp stories. That was my central source of inspiration. Part two was a little more difficult production design-wise than the first instalment,” continues Gunn, “because we actually had more sets, but fewer settings that we visit with our characters.” So with the settings and planets we get to see in this film, it’s been about giving them more specifics and details.”