2017 is already shaping up to a big year for movies, but there’s a lot more still to come. In addition to the many original comedies and dramas arriving to theaters in the coming months, audiences also have a slew of highly anticipated sequels to look forward to over the next year. From the latest Marvel flicks to long-awaited follow-ups like Blade Runner 2049, here are 13 of the biggest sequels set to hit the big screen in 2017.
1. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, premiered May 5
The highly anticipated superhero sequel will bring back the whole Guardians gang, including Chris Pratt as Peter Quill/Star-Lord, Zoe Saldana as Gamora, Dave Bautista as Drax, Vin Diesel as Groot, and Bradley Cooper as Rocket. This time, the team will continue their adventures as they unravel the mystery of Quill’s true parentage — all of which will be set to the music of Awesome Mixtape #2, of course.
James Gunn returns as writer and director of the follow-up flick, which will also introduce new characters played by Pom Klementieff, Elizabeth Debicki, Chris Sullivan, Tommy Flanagan, Nathan Fillion, and Kurt Russell.