Actor Sean Gunn has teased an emotional story arc for Rocket Racoon in the upcoming movie Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol.2. The trailer of the film, which was released in October this year, focussed more on the Star-Lord (Chris Pratt) and his emotional connection with Gimora (Zoe Saldana).
However, Fans missed Rocket (played by Gunn and voiced by Bradley Cooper) in the teaser who has only a few scenes revealing little about his role in the space action thriller by Marvel. Gunn reveals that the genetically and cybernetically enhanced character will face an emotional crisis of faith during his journey in the sequel.
"Oh yeah! Rocket has a lot of great stuff to do in this movie. There are a few relationships that are central to the theme of the movie and that really go towards keeping a family...and Rocket has the same sort of crisis of faith about whether or not he belongs in this family," he told Comic Book.
The second sequel to Guardians Of Galaxy will focus on Peter Quill, who is on a quest for his father (the living planet Ego), as he and his team embark on a thrilling journey across the cosmos.
Gunn, who also plays Kraglin Obfonteri, Yondu Udonta's First Mate in the Ravagers, have teased that his character may revolt against Yondu for going soft on his protégé Peter Quill. In the first film, Quill tricked the Ravagers leader by giving him an empty container supposedly containing the Stone and returned the original stone to Nova Crop.
"There's a little rumbling amongst the Ravagers, like, 'Where does Yondu's allegiance lay here? Is he going soft on Quill? So, the Ravagers have to make a decision of what they're gonna do about Yondu and I think Kraglin is a key part of that," Gunn told the news outlet explain his character's future take on Yondu
Here is the synopsis of the second installment of the space action thriller by Marvel: 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.
Directed by James Gunn, the movie will release in May 2017.