Things aren’t going so well for us fans of summer blockbusters, unless of course you gave both Spider-Man 2 and Godzilla a pass. While I’m excited for X-Men, there’s no way it’s going to be as good as Captain America 2 (maybe the best superhero movie in years). And can we really trust Michael Bay’s Transformers and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (please be good)?
For me, everything is riding on Guardians of the Galaxy, James Gunn’s comic adaptation that looks nothing short of spectacular.
In theaters August 1, we have the stunning new one-sheet to go along with a bunch of behind-the-scenes imagery that’s been circulating online.
The pic features Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, featuring Vin Diesel as Groot, Bradley Cooper as Rocket, Lee Pace, Michael Rooker, Karen Gillan, Djimon Hounsou, with John C. Reilly, Glenn Close as Nova Prime Rael and Benicio Del Toro as The Collector.
“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 Quill 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.”