Thursday, November 08, 2012

'Thanos' Threatens The "Guardians Of The Galaxy"

Development continues on the Marvel Studios, Disney feature, "Guardians of the Galaxy", with Chris McCoy rewriting the Marvel Comics' adaptation screenplay by Nicole Perlman, for the first film in Marvel’s expanding Cinematic Universe second wave.

Targeting an August 2014  release, the film will feature numerous comic book characters realized into live-action.

Characters confirmed include 'Drax The Destroyer', a human resurrected as a warrior with the sole purpose of killing 'Thanos', the mastermind villain in "The Avengers", 'Groot', a giant tree-man, 'Star-Lord', a half-human/half-alien inter-galactic vigilante, 'Rocket Raccoon', a genetically engineered fighting animal and 'Gamora', the sole survivor of her alien species, originally saved by Thanos to be his slave, but now in battle against him.

"Guardians Of The Galaxy" debuted in "Marvel Super-Heroes" #18 (Jan. 1969).

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