36 Replies Latest reply: May 21, 2014 8:36 PM by Hawkeye RSS

    Guardians of the Galaxy

      Guardians of the Galaxy is being produced and is set to be released August 1, 2014.

       

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        • Re: Guardians of the Galaxy

          I hear about this

          sounds pretty cool

          I would love to see Starlord and Phyla-vel on screen

          this could be pretty cool if they do it right

          • Re: Guardians of the Galaxy

            This is going to be the best thing ever.

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              Jadryx

              Well the director (and (re)writer) has been offically announced.  I don't really know this director's work so I can't say too much about the choice.  He's good friends with Joss Whedon so maybe that is a plus since they will be coordinating plenty of stuff.  His IMDB profile also says he's an avid comic book reader.  That's all I've got.

               

              This is the Phase 2 movie I'm most worried about.  I think it's because it's pretty ambitious and the characters aren't as well known as those in Phase 1.  I'm excited for the eventual casting news and more info on the story.

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                  Hawkeye

                  Yeah, I think it could be spectacular or it could end up being too silly/out there for people to get into.  Two of the main characters are a talking raccoon and a tree, which is a hard sell to people that aren't big sci-fi fans.  Ant-Man isn't an A list character like Cap or Thor, but he's human so people won't blow it off as cheesy as quickly.  I think both could be pretty awesome though, if done right!

                    • Re: Guardians of the Galaxy
                      Jadryx

                      I haven't been posting much info about this one.....the list of actors rumored for Star Lord is huge.  It includes people like Joel Edgerton, Jim Sturgess, Lee Pace, James Marsden, Garret Hedlund, and a bunch of others. 

                       

                      The most recent rumor is a bit crazy.  I think I could maybe see Carrey doing some performance capture work for Groot, but I think Sandler should not be allowed near this one.  Marvel knows what they are doing, though.  They've done very well so far with casting so until they prove otherwise I'll trust them to pick the right actors.

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                          Hawkeye

                          Jim Carry, I wouldn't mind too much, they just have to stop him from going too over the top.  Adam Sandler is an awful choice though.  All of his voices sound exactly the same.

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                              Jadryx

                              It looks like if your name happens to be Chris you have a good chance of appearing in a Marvel movie (or maybe at least a better chance than the other guys auditioning for the role!).  Star Lord has been cast.  It's funny, for both this and the female lead in CA:TWS the roles ended up going to someone who hadn't been previously rumored to be up for the part.  I saw Moneyball but don't remember this guy (I would probably only recognize him if I watched it again with the intention of looking for him).  He was also in Zero Dark Thirty (with Joel Edgerton, who was rumored to be up for Star Lord!)

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                        Hawkeye

                        Incoming trailer!

                         

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                            Jadryx

                            Nice!  It served as an introduction of the Guardians for the multitudes of people who have no idea who they are and gave a good idea of the overall tone.  I was a little disappointed that it was basically the SDCC trailer, but I understand why they did it and I'm sure the next trailer will go more into the plot (maybe showing before Cap:TWS?).  I think Chris Pratt will shine in this one.  It's gonna be another good year for MCU movies!

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                                Hawkeye

                                Is anyone else getting a strong RDJ vibe off the way that Starlord was written?  The gag with no one having heard of Starlord and him yelling at the guy for wearing his headphones feels a lot like something RDJ's Tony would do.

                                • Re: Guardians of the Galaxy
                                  Rogue_Shadow

                                  Such a fun trailer!  I'm fine with them not showing too much plot stuff, since I don't need it spoiled for me anyway.  It was pretty hilarious, especially Star-Lord, and it looks like there should be some major action going on, too.  Hopefully, we get another trailer with Cap 2!

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                                      NovaSongbird

                                      My God that trailer was great. I mean, it really might be the major GotG fanboy in me, but this movie looks perfect...!
                                      I like that it didn't show much of the plot, it's nice to finally have a movie where the plot isn't going to be somewhat obvious!

                                      I mean, we do know that it's going to be about an infinity stone (and I think I've heard that was what we saw it the trailer, the thing Starlord was stealing), but other than that, basically no clue!

                                      And I'm hoping the other 4 Guardians are done just as great as we can see Starlord has been. My only real disappointment are the Novas that look nothing like Novas. They certainly done look like they're going to have any sort of Nova force... But at least John C Reilly and.. the British guy were good!

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                                          Jadryx

                                          They released little clips for Star Lord, Rocket, Groot, Drax, and Gamora (haven't seen them yet...but will as soon as I can) and a new poster (looks good and a little different than previous MCU movies).  They definitely opened the flood gates a bit for the marketing in the last day or two!

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                                              Jadryx

                                              Iron, I don't know how you can say this doesn't look like a good time at the movies!

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                                                  Hawkeye

                                                  The new trailer is absolutely gorgeous!  The aliens, the ships, the costumes; they all look amazing.  Really great job on the visuals. I'm still not sold on Chris Pratt's Starlord as the lead, but man, the rest of the cast looks great.  I'll need to adjust to Rocket sounding American though.

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                                                      NovaSongbird

                                                      Really? You didn't think of him with an American accent? Am I the only one who heard him as American?

                                                       

                                                      Well this movie is looking like it's going to be just perfect! I've heard a lot of people saying it looks like the in between ground of Star Wars and Avengers, and I like that, that is how Guardians is supposed to be!

                                                      But I've got to disagree with you on Pratt, Hawk. I love Starlord (almost as much as Nova) and I think Pratt is a perfect choice for him! I'm really happy with his and all the other casting. My only real complaint is Gamora's face... it just doesn't look right...

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                                                          Hawkeye

                                                          He had a cockney accent in Marvel vs Capcom 3 and EMH (can't whether if he has one in Lego Marvel, I think he does though), so it's kinda stuck in my head that's how he should sound.

                                                           

                                                          Pratt/Starlord might just not be my cup of tea.  I think I'm most excited to see Zoe Saldana playing an assassin again, she was really awesome in Colombiana.  I think I'll like Drax, Groot, and Rocket a lot too.