Guardians 2 - Not All Marketing Lines and Songs Are In The Final Film

Dave Bautista as Drax in Guardians of the Galaxy 2

So far the marketing for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 has been very successful in building hype for the much-anticipated sequel. There's only been one full trailer, but a mix of online teases and TV spots have got everyone talking about the return of Star-Lord and co.

Much has been made about how light on plot they are, instead choosing to build on the unique tone of the first film. This is most obvious with the music, continuing the original's penchant for 1970s hits, and also in the irreverent humor, with the team's mainstream success doing nothing to calm the silliness.

However, don't be surprised if you don't get to see all of those great trailer moments on the big screen when the film's released in May. Responding to questions on Twitter, director James Gunn's revealed that several elements are purely being included for marketing purposes. First up, he stated that while all the songs used so far were all from his shortlist, not all of them made the final cut:

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