The “Guardians of the Galaxy” film featured a lot of cameos and references to events and characters in the Marvel comics, with the upcoming sequel expected to do the same.
Nevertheless, director James Gunn has officially ruled out two potential characters that might appear – Carol Danvers’ Captain Marvel, and the Venom symbiote. in regards to the first, he tells CBM: “Getting this [question] a lot this morning. As I said months ago, no, [Captain Marvel] sorry.”
As for the Venom talk, he lumps that in with just online speculation – “There are no rumors. Just guesses, which are fun. Only 6 of us know who’s in GotG2.” Gunn has previously ruled out Nova, Bug, Rom: Spaceknight and a return of Ronan the Accuser.