Photo Flash: First Look at Marvel's GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY
Directed by James Gunn (Slither, Super) from his screenplay, with a story by Nicole Perlman and Gunn, Marvel's GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY will introduce audiences to a whole new side of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Check out the first still from the film below!
GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY will star Bradley Cooper as Rocket Raccoon, Chris Pratt, as Peter Quill aka Star-Lord, Zoe Saldana, as Gamora, Vin Diesel as Groot, Dave Bautista as Drax the Destroyer, Lee Pace as Ronan the Accuser, Michael Rooker as Yondu, Karen Gillan as Nebula, two-time Academy Award nominee Djimon Hounsou as Korath, with Academy Award winner Benicio Del Toro as The Collector, Academy Award nominee John C. Reilly as Rhomann Dey, and six-time Academy Award nominee Glenn Close as Nova Prime.
The creative team includes director of photography Ben Davis, BSC (Wrath of the Titans, Kick-Ass), production designer Charles Wood (Thor: The Dark World), BAFTA-nominated Editor Fred Raskin (Django Unchained, Fast Five) and Academy Award-winning editor Hughes Winborne, A.C.E. (The Help, Crash), and Academy Award winning costume designer Alexandra Byrne (Marvel's The Avengers, Elizabeth The Golden Age). The film will also shoot at Longcross Studios, and locations in and around London.
Marvel Studios' President Kevin Feige is producing the film. The executive producers are Louis D'Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Jeremy Latcham, Alan Fine and Stan Lee; the co-producer is Nik Korda.
Marvel's GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY is slated for an August 1, 2014 release in the U.S.