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‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ – Synopsis & First Still Revealed

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As a New Year’s Eve gift, Marvel has revealed the first still  & the synopsis from its much-anticipated upcoming film Guardians of the Galaxy.  A lot of people have been awaiting the trailer for months now, but to end the year with a bang, I’ll take a picture from the film, which is still 8 months away.  I’m growing more and more excited each day, and it the film I’m looking forward to in 2014 most.  The official synopsis is as follows:

“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.”

As if that weren’t awesome enough, then there’s the stunning still.  The photo showcases the main characters of the film, members of the GotG team (an incredible cast, by the way).  The still can be seen below:

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(From left to right: Zoe Saldana as Gamora; Chris Pratt as Peter Quill/Star Lord; Rocket Racoon, voiced by Bradley Cooper; David Batista as Drax the Destroyer; and Groot, voiced by Vin Diesel)

Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy is set to hit theaters August 1st, 2014, directed by James Gunn and starring Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Bradley Cooper, Vin Diesel, David Batista, Lee Pace, Benicio del Toro & John C. Reilly.

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