It’s all about Guardians of the Galaxy at the moment. Part of the reason being that the trailer still hasn’t premiered yet so fans are eager to snap up any information they can about the new blockbuster. Marvel has been insanely careful not to release any spoilers. The only information anyone has had about the movie up to this point, is a brief look at the five main characters; Gamora, Star-Lord, Drax the Destroyer, Rocket Raccoon, and Groot, and a list of cast, which includes Zoe Saldana, Chris Pratt, Dave Bautista, Bradley Cooper, and Vin Diesel.
That is all about to change. Not only has USA Today posted three new images from the movie, giving us another glimpse at what to expect, but Marvel is set to premiere the trailer ..tonight. Director James Gunn has also released a very small synopsis to whet our appetites. ‘The team escapes from the Kyln, an intergalactic prison built on the expanding edge of the universe, and flee to Knowhere, the home of the Collector. They are pursued by Ronan and Nebula, who are after the destructive power of Star-Lord’s orb, which could decimate the Galaxy.’ – I guess that explains why the original poster looks like a Prison line-up.
Adding to the anticipation, the New York Toy Fair has revealed Hasbro’s new Guardians of the Galaxy toy line, and given the secrecy of the movie, most excitement came from the action figures showing off some of the characters we have not seen yet. This included Ronan the Accuser, a Sakaaran Trooper, and a Nova Corps Soldier. There was also a figurine for Korath, an Alien with ties to both Ronan and Thanos, and models of three spacecrafts; Star-Lord’s Milano Spaceship, Rocket’s Warbird, and a Nova Corps Starblaster. Expect more figures to be released soon, along with a Guardian’s of the Galaxy Lego set.
The movie is due to hit cinema screen on 1st August later this year. Watch this space for a theatrical trailer.