Michael Rosenbaum On Joining ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2’ & What Marvel Film He Would Want To Write

Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol 2 Michael RosenbaumOne of the new characters that got introduced in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 was Smallville’s Michael Rosenbaum who joined the Marvel Cinematic Universe as the character Martinex. Rosenbaum’s character was introduced as one of the Ravagers, led by Sylvester Stallone’s character Stakar as the ending of the film teased that these characters are just getting started.

In a new interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Rosenbaum talked about his experience in joining the MCU with a franchise like the Guardians of the Galaxy. The actor talked about getting the script as well as the death of a beloved character in the film.

“I got the whole script. It was watermarked with my name. I knew Yondu [Michael Rooker] died before we shot it … I was sitting at the premiere with Michael Rooker and I could tell he was choking up at the end … it really says something when a man can get emotional about his own work.”

In addition to that, The Hollywood Reporter asked Rosenbaum what property he would want to take on if he could write a Marvel film. Rosenbaum brought up Power Pack as a property that he would want to write as a film in the MCU.

“I’d love to write Power Pack. It came out in the ’80s … these young siblings get powers from an alien race right as their dad builds this planet-destroying weapon, which another alien race wants. It’s got that Spielberg/Stranger Things vibe. I could really take that concept and make it fresh.”

“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.”

James Gunn’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, starring Chris Pratt as Peter Quill a.k.a. Star-Lord, Zoe Saldana as Gamora, Dave Bautista as Drax the Destroyer, Vin Diesel as Groot, Bradley Cooper as Rocket Raccoon, Michael Rooker as Yondu Udonta, Karen Gillan as Nebula, Sean Gunn as Kraglin, Glenn Close as Irani Rael, Pom Klementieff as Mantis, Elizabeth Debicki as Ayesha, Chris Sullivan as Taserface, Kurt Russell as Ego, along with Sylvester Stallone as Stakar Ogord and Michael Rosenbaum as Martinex, is now playing in theaters.

Source: The Hollywood Reporter

10 Things We Would Like To See In ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 3’

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Guardians of the GalaxyGuardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is almost upon us, but we’re already talking about what’s next for our favorite ragtag group of cosmic heroes. It’s already been announced that writer/director James Gunn will return for a third outing in the Marvel franchise, with the upcoming sequel getting positive buzz on social media based from early screenings. Of course, the Guardians are also due to return for the upcoming Avengers: Infinity War films as well, teaming up with Earth’s Mightiest Heroes against Thanos as he gathers the Infinity Stones together to wield ultimate power.

Gunn commented on Facebook that the third film will “conclude the story of this iteration of the Guardians of the Galaxy, and help catapult both old and new Marvel characters into the next ten years and beyond.” While Phase 4 hasn’t been officially announced, it’s assumed that this third film will be Marvel Studios’ kick-off movie for their next batch of films, most likely eyeing a May 2020 release.

With a third Guardians of the Galaxy film on the horizon, where could they possibly go for the next movie? Although this iteration of the Guardians has only been around since 2008, there’s a lot of stories and characters that could be introduced. We’ve barely scratched the surface in the Marvel cosmic world. Here are a few things we could possibly see in a third Guardians film. Click Next to take a look….

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Andy Behbakht

Andy Behbakht

Andy Behbakht is an online entertainment journalist who has been covering television and movies since 2010. In addition, he is also a podcast producer.