With the first trailer for Guardians of the Galaxy being classified earlier this week, we shouldn't have long to wait before we get to feast our eyes on Marvel's cosmic superhero adventure for the very first time, and to whet our appetites some alleged concept animation of Rocket Raccoon and Groot has surfaced online; check it out via CBM...
"From Marvel, the studio that brought you the global blockbuster
franchises of Iron Man, Thor, Captain America and The Avengers, comes a
new team — the Guardians of the Galaxy. 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 his best to rally his ragtag rivals for a last,
desperate stand — with the galaxy’s fate in the balance."
Guardians of the Galaxy is set for release on August 1st, with James Gunn (Super) directing a cast that includes Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) as Star-Lord, Zoe Saldana (Star Trek Into Darkness) as Gamora, Dave Bautista (Riddick) as Drax the Destroyer, Bradley Cooper (American Hustle) as Rocket Raccoon, Vin Diesel (Fast & Furious 6) as Groot, Benicio Del Toro (Sin City) as The Collector, Lee Pace (The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey) as Ronan the Accuser, Karen Gillan (Doctor Who) as Nebula, Djimon Hounsou (Blood Diamond) as Korath, John C. Reilly (Step Brothers) as Rhomman Dey, and Glenn Close (Damages) as Nova Prime Rael.
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