We're not just doing the Marvel thing again. It's different. We're expanding the Marvel universe. We're not replicating the Marvel universe in space. We're going about it in a different way.a Gunn pauses and reclines farther back in his chair. aYeah, it's probably risky.a Unlike 2012's aAvengers,a which relied on five decades of superhero history and five films to build up its team, Gunn was tasked with not only adapting a comic series that's only a few years old but establishing comradery among a band of interstellar rebels that includes a lippy raccoon voiced by Bradley Cooper and a burly alien portrayed by wrestler Dave Bautista. aIt's a challenge because nobody really knows who we are, and the cool thing about that is we're starting from scratch,a says Bautista, who plays Drax the Destroyer.
Marvel Launches Out-of-This World Assortment of Products Inspired by ?Marvel?s Guardians of the Galaxy? - Yahoo Finance
Highlights from the product line include: Figures, Plush & Playsets: Marvels Guardians of the Galaxy Battle FX Star-Lord Action Figure by Hasbro ($19.99): The leader of Marvels new super-team is geared up for battle in this 12-inch scale electronic figure voiced by Chris Pratt! Marvels Guardians of the Galaxy Big Blastin Rocket Raccoon Action Figure by Hasbro ($29.99): When Rocket Raccoon starts blasting, stand back or hang on for the ride. His blaster carries quite the punch with a spinning light-up barrel that shakes Rocket with its powerful recoil! With multiple weapon sounds and an entire galaxy to protect, Big Blastin' Rocket Raccoon won't be finished fighting for a very long time! Marvels Guardians of the Galaxy Rocket Raccoon Plush by Just Play ($24.99): Rocket Raccoon is sure to be the new breakout Super Hero from Marvel's upcoming film Guardians of the Galaxy.
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For box office prediction by way of comparison, we need to look at a few difference examples. Marvels Captain America: The Winter Soldier is the most recent adaptation from the studio, and the most recent branding reference in the minds of audiences. Caps sequel opened to $95 million in April of this year, a month that typically has lower attendance. In fact, Aprils box office gross is usually lower than August, which would seem to argue in Guardians favor. However, Cap had the advantage of being the first big superhero film of the year, rave reviews, and no significant competition for a while. Guardians is getting similarly strong critical reception, but it follows a string of other superhero films this summer and faces stiff competition after opening weekend.
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Sometimes, the teaser is oblique and pitched right at comic-book fans, like the tease of Thanos. Recent Marvel movies Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Thor: The Dark World had TWO post-credits scenes. The first, after the main credits, were looks at upcoming films (Avengers: Age of Ultron and Guardians of the Galaxy respectively). The second, right at the very end, actually related to the movie we had just seenif you want to know what happens to Bucky in The Winter Soldier or Thor and Jane in The Dark World, you better sit through the whole thing, including an ad for the next Marvel movie. Despite having just seen James Gunns Guardians of the Galaxy (which is excellent) I dont know what awaits us after the credits. Gunn said in an interview that its directed by him and introduces something really awesome to the Marvel Universe. Im excited to see it with all the other fans, no matter what it points towards (Age of Ultron?