Sylvester Stallone Talks Guardians of the Galaxy 2 Character Spoiler
Warching: Spoilers follow for Sylvester Stallone's character in Guardians of the Galaxy 2.
Following the Guardians of the Galaxy 2 Junior Novel and the casting sheet, now reported Guardians of the Galaxy 2 production notes further confirm Sylvester Stallone's character to be Stakar, aka Starhawk.
The Guardians of the Galaxy 2 production notes have Slvester Stallone offering plot details about Stakar:
A lifelong respected Ravager, Stakar isn't fond of Yondu. Sylvester Stallone offers the character's backstory: "Stakar had banished Yondu many years earlier for doing something wrong and he finally sees him almost twenty years later at this particular establishment called the Iron Lotus where all of the Ravagers go to blow off steam. And then we have a confrontation which is pretty intense and it's kind of a father-son type of thing and now he's going to have to pay the piper. His karma has come back ten-fold."
So we see Sylvester Stallone is playing Stakar, a Ravager. It remains to be seen whether Sylvester Stallone will actually be anything like Starkhawk from the comics.
Set to the all-new sonic backdrop of Awesome Mixtape #2, Marvel Studios’ 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 mystery 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.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is written and directed by James Gunn and stars Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, featuring Vin Diesel as Baby Groot, Bradley Cooper as Rocket, Michael Rooker, Karen Gillan, Pom Klementieff, Elizabeth Debicki, Chris Sullivan, Sean Gunn, Tommy Flanagan, Laura Haddock, with Sylvester Stallone, and Kurt Russell. Kevin Feige is producing, and Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Jonathan Schwartz, Nikolas Korda and Stan Lee are the executive producers. Marvel Studios’ “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” blasts into theaters on May 5, 2017.