Following David Bowie’s death in January 2016, Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn revealed that he’d wanted to include a cameo from the legendary musician in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. Today, while answering questions during a Facebook Live session, Gunn revealed his idea for Bowie’s cameo.
“I did talk to David Bowie’s people about him being in a cameo in Guardians of the Galaxy,” Gunn said. “It would have been as one of the Ravagers, along with Michelle Yeoh and Ving Rhames and Sylvester Stallone and Michael Rosenbaum, but, unfortunately, David Bowie passed away.”
James Gunn, writer and director of #GotGVol2, is LIVE on Facebook!Marvel Studios' "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" is now available on Blu-ray, Digital, and 4K UHD: http://bit.ly/GOTG2GetItNow
Posted by Guardians of the Galaxy on Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Gunn featured Bowie’s “Moonage Daydream” in the Guardians of the Galaxy, and has detailed how the legendary musician influenced his film career. There were no Bowie songs featured on the soundtrack for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, but the song “Suffragette City” was used for a TV spot.
Written and directed by James Gunn, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is out now on Digital HD from Amazon Video and iTunes and on DVD and Blu-ray. The movie stars Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Michael Rooker, Karen Gillan, Pom Klementieff, Elizabeth Debicki, Chris Sullivan, Sean Gunn, Sylvester Stallone and Kurt Russell.
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