Captain America: The Winter Soldier may be the next offering from Marvel, but there are plenty of eyes on Guardians of the Galaxy, the studio’s sci-fi action flick featuring a cast of all-new characters. We’ve heard plenty about the film’s comedic tone, and we’ve seen some concept art, but the studio has now revealed the first official look at the cast.
From left to right we have Gamora (Zoe Saldana), Peter Quill (Christ Pratt), Rocket Raccoon (voiced by Bradley Cooper), Drax the Destroyer (Dave Bautista), and Groot (voiced by Vin Diesel). This shot looks to be taken from the footage that screened during San Diego Comic-Con, shortly after the team has been taken in by Nova Corp. Hopefully we’ll be seeing more from the flick very soon – in the meantime, here’s the official synopsis.
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.