Guardians of the Galaxy (film) Second Logo

James Gunn released in his Twitter account the first official still of Guardians of the Galaxy, the Marvel Studios film to premiere August 2014.

The image feautres the stars of the film: (from left to right) Gamora (portrayed by Zoe Saldana), Star-Lord (portrayed by Chris Patt), Rocket Raccoon (voiced by Bradley Cooper), Drax the Destroyer (portrayed by Dave Bautista), and Groot (voiced by Vin Diesel).

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Disney also released the first official synopsis for the movie:

"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 blanace. Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy” is presented by Marvel Studios. The film releases August 1, 2014, and is distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures."


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