Marvel Announces 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Sequel

July 26, 2014 - 11:05 PM

APTOPIX LA Premiere Of "Guardians Of The Galaxy" - Red Carpet

Anna Faris, left, and Chris Pratt arrive at the premiere of "Guardians Of The Galaxy" at El Capitan Theatre on Monday, July 21, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)

SAN DIEGO (AP) — "Guardians of the Galaxy" hasn't opened in theaters yet, but a sequel is already in the works.

Director James Gunn and star Chris Pratt announced the planned sequel Saturday during Marvel Studios' Comic-Con presentation.

"Guardians of the Galaxy" follows a motley team of otherworldly misfits, including a talking raccoon, led by Pratt's character. The film opens Friday.

The sequel is set for release on July 28, 2017.