The nerd world was a buzz this morning with a recent interview that Rocket Raccoon voice actor Bradley Cooper in which it was speculated that he revealed who the big bad of Guardians 2 is and that Thanos could be Star Lord’s father.
James Gunn took to Facebook to ease people’s fears.
“So I woke up this morning to a thousand posts about Bradley Cooper having revealed that the primary villain in GotG Vol. 2 is Thanos and, oh yeah, he’s also Quill’s Dad. Just to let you all know Bradley just got the script and hasn’t read it yet (unlike Vin Diesel, who really DID talk about the script and Awesome Mix Vol. 2 last night on Facebook), so even if Bradley wanted to spoil these things he couldn’t. After watching Bradley’s interview it seems pretty clear to me that he simply forgot Thanos’ name, was calling him the Big Bad of GotG Vol. 1, which he kind of was, and was also calling him Ronan’s father, but I can see where it might be confusing. Anyway, that’s the truth, as non-eventful as that may be. Have a great day, all!”
And there you have it, straight from the writer/director himself.