The eagerly anticipated sequel starts filming in February

By K.c. Blumm
Updated June 30, 2015 12:05 AM

There was definitely a moment or two where we teared up watching Guardians of the Galaxy but director James Gunn said over the weekend that the sequel will be “a more emotional movie.”

Chris Pratt has already admitted that the script for the early anticipated second installment made him cry and Gunn told Collider on Saturday that “we get to learn a lot about fathers in the second movie.”

“I think it’s both a bigger and a smaller movie cause we focus more intensely on some of the characters,” he said.

Gunn also confirmed on Twitter on Monday that the movie will be called Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.

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And then when fans refused to believe him, he Tweeted a follow-up message, writing, “Okay, I’m not being sarcastic, guys. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 IS truly the title.”

The film is set to start shooting in February and will be released on May 5, 2017.