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Good opening weekend predicted for ‘Guardians of the Galaxy 2’

By Sowetan LIVE | 2017-05-04 15:55:45.0

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Fans of the ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ movie in the country became some of the few in the world to get to watch the franchise’s second offering ahead of its official world release this coming weekend.

Ster-kinekor hosted a private screening for fans at the IMAX theatre, Eastgate mall and as expected fans came in superhero costumes with high expectations for the sequel and did not disappoint.

According to Variety, the film made more than $106 million in its first weekend at 58% of overseas territories. It is expected to earn more than $150 Million in its official opening weekend.

The movie opens in South Korea on May 3, Russia and Argentina on May 4, China, SA and the US on May 5, and Japan on May 12.

“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 mystery of Peter Quill’s true parentage. Old foes become new allies and fan-favourite characters from the classic comics will come to our heroes’ aid as the Marvel Cinematic Universe continues to expand.