The sci-fi superhero sequel will have a release date of July 28, 2017.
Gunn took to Twitter to announce the news for those of us unable to attend this year's convention.
Yes, I'm writing and directing the sequel to #GuardiansoftheGalaxy for theaters July 28 2017. But first go see the first one out next week!— James Gunn (@JamesGunn) July 27, 2014
Guardians of the Galaxy is set to hit theaters Aug. 1.