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Kurt Russell On Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol 2: “James Gunn is Really on Top of It”

September 28, 2016 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas

Kurt Russell spoke with’s Jenna Busch promoting Deepwater Horizon and was asked a bit about his role in Guardians of the Galaxy. You can check out the video of the interview bit below. When asked if there was anything he could say about it, Russell grinned and said, “Yeah…it’s gonna be good. [laughs] Those guys are really…James Gunn is really on top of it. Chris Pratt is cool, the whole…crew and cast are just, they’re really nice.”

He went on to talk about the role of Ego, saying, “I was really excited by, when I read this character, the opportunity to play something…you know, Ego the Living Planet. It might be one of the best names for a character I ever got a shot at.” You can see more of Russell’s comments in the video.

Russell co-stars with Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Michael Rooker, Karen Gillan, Sean Gunn, Pom Klementieff, Elizabeth Debicki, Chris Sullivan and Sylvester Stallone in the MCU sequel, which releases on May 5th, 2017.