I’m hooked on a feeling in this first trailer for GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY

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And it’s here! The first trailer for Marvel’s upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy has released, so hit the jump and see what all the fuss is about.

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 Quill 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 balance.

It may look unorthodox, but it’s clear which route Marvel and James Gunn are going in for this movie: Fun. More of a tease than anything else, and with a notably silent Rocket Raccoon and Groot, the film looks like it could recapture the magic of the first Iron Man movie. And really, that’s all I ask for in these flicks. That, and copious amounts of special effects.

Guardians of the Galaxy stars Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Lee Pace, Michael Rooker, Karen Gillan, Djimon Hounsou, Benicio del Toro, John C. Reilly, Glenn Close, Gregg Henry, Bradley Cooper and Vin Diesel. James Gunn directs.

Last Updated: April 19, 2017

Darryn Bonthuys

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