Marvel has unveiled the first full trailer for James Gunn’s Guardians of the Galaxy (and I sincerely thank them for releasing it at 5AM my time.) Part of the studio’s phase 2 slate, the film is based on the comics of the same name and focuses on a team of superhumans and extraterrestrials dedicated to the safeguarding of the Milky Way Galaxy. I’m a big fan of Gunn’s and it’s nice to see that he’s brought his sense of humour & unique style to a Marvel film. It’s a great first trailer and I’m really looking forward to seeing more footage down the road.
Chris Pratt (Peter Quill/Star-Lord), Lee Pace (Basil Sandhurst a.k.a. “The Controller”), Zoe Saldana (Gamora), David Bautista (Drax the Destroyer), Michael Rooker (Yondu), John C. Reilly, Ophelia Lovibond, Karen Gillan, John C. Reilly, Benicio Del Toro, and Glenn Close star. Guardians of the Galaxy is expected to hit theaters August 1, 2014.
An action-packed, epic space adventure, Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy” expands the Marvel Cinematic Universe into the cosmos, where brash adventurer Peter Quill finds himself the object of an unrelenting bounty hunt after stealing a mysterious orb coveted by Ronan, a powerful villain with ambitions that threaten the entire universe. To evade the ever-persistent Ronan, Quill is forced into an uneasy truce with a quartet of disparate misfits — Rocket, a gun-toting raccoon, Groot, a tree-like humanoid, the deadly and enigmatic Gamora and the revenge-driven Drax the Destroyer. But when Peter discovers the true power of the orb and the menace it poses to the cosmos, he must do