There are many reasons to be excited about April's release of Guardians Vol. 2, not least because it finally answers what happened to Karen Gillan's villainous Nebula. Last time we saw her at the end of 2014's Guardians of the Galaxy she escaped after battling Gamora (Zoe Saldana) – but the blue-skinned baddie ain't done yet. Speaking to The Wrap, the former Doctor Who companion gave away some juicy details.
"What I love about the second movie for Nebula in particular is that we get — we know that she’s a pretty angry woman with some daddy issues. [But] in the second movie, we’re going to start to see how much pain her father actually caused her, and we’re going to delve right into the relationship with her sister Gamora. I think we might even feel a tinge of sympathy towards Nebula this time, because we really start to see the emotional crack in her character," she added. "I was just allowed to completely explore that and take it to a completely different dimension with her. I was really happy about that."
That's all well and good – but what about the upcoming smash-em-up Avengers: Infinity War? Will Nebula be making an appearance in the biggest Marvel ensemble movie of all time?
"I’ll be making a little appearance in the next Avengers movies", she says.
'Little'? That's all we get? Even so we should be grateful that this brilliant character will be making her presence known amidst the heavyweight players.
Co-starring returnees Chris Pratt (Star Lord), Saldana, Bradley Cooper (Rocket) and Dave Bautista (Drax), Guardians Vol. 2 also features a much-vaunted appearance from action legend Kurt Russell as Star Lord's pop, Ego. The movie is released on 27th April.