New GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2 Promotional Photo Reveals Our First Look At Kurt Russell As Ego

New GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2 Promotional Photo Reveals Our First Look At Kurt Russell As Ego

We saw him in toy form last week, but now, thanks to some new merchandise, it looks like we've gotten an actual photo of Kurt Russell in costume as Ego, the Living Planet! Come take a look!

A lot has been said about Ego's very prominent (and potentially villainous) role in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, but until very recently, we really haven't seen much of his character as the trailer and TV spots have very deliberately decided to exclude him, opting to instead focus on the new team dynamic.

However, with a new trailer just around the corner, it wouldn't be a stretch to assume that we might be closer than ever to finally getting our first real look at Kurt Russell in-character alongside his on-screen son Chris Pratt, who plays the one-and-only Star-Lord.

In the meantime, an actual photo of Russell as Ego, the Living Planet has surfaced and he looks very much in-line with the toys we've seen over the past week, sporting the same costume seen at Comic-Con last summer. The origin of the photo is unknown, but it seems to have originated from a Snapchat story. Check it out below:



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.



Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 features:
Director: James Gunn
Chris Pratt as Peter Quill/Star-Lord
Zoe Saldana as Gamora
Dave Bautista as Drax the Destroyer
Bradley Cooper as Rocket Raccoon
Vin Diesel as Groot
Michael Rooker as Yondu Udonta
Karen Gillan as Nebula
Sean Gunn as Kraglin Obfonteri
Glenn Close as Nova Prime Irani Rael
Pom Klementieff as Mantis
Elizabeth Debicki as Ayesha
Chris Sullivan as Taserface
Kurt Russell as Ego, The Living Planet
Evan Jones as Wretch
Jimmy Urine as Half-Nut
Stephen Blackehart as Brahl
Joe Fria as Oblo
Terence Rosemore as Narblik
Steven Agee as Gef the Ravager
Tommy Flanagan as Tullk
Don Johnson in an undisclosed role
Sylvester Stallone in an undisclosed role
Nathan Fillion as Simon Williams

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 hits theaters May 5


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