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When the first ever Guardians of the Galaxy trailer premiered last year and fans scrawled through it frame by frame looking for details, many learned an interesting factoid about Rocket Raccoon. Listed along with with Groot as a known associate was someone named Lylla, which some quick research would reveal to many as Rocket's soulmate.
Guardians of the Galaxy 2 will have many characters from the first movie returning for another round, but in one person's case, they'll be sitting out of the 2017 sequel.
James Gunn has admitted that he almost killed of one of Guardians Of The Galaxy's most popular characters in a sadistic and brutal fashion ...
Writer/director James Gunn was on hand for a recent Q&A session to discuss some secrets of his hit 2014 film Guardians Of The Galaxy. During the live commentary, held on Facebook, Gunn commented on Star-Lord's clever, dirty little overtly-sexual innuendo that Disney chose to leave in, shocking audiences everywhere.
James Gunn has announced that tonight he will be hosting a very special live-commentary of Guardians of the Galaxy. Fans are invited to pop in their copies of the movie into their Blu-ray/DVD players and follow the filmmaker's Facebook account at 7pm PST/10pm EST for a commentary and Q&A session during movie
Perhaps the most indirect effect of the success of Guardians Of The Galaxy is the renewed public interest in one of Marvel's more second string characters, Howard The Duck. James Gunn has sparked a new round of duck fever for audiences far and wide, and one could see it impacting the future of the MCU.
After cracking the Billboard 200 last summer, the Guardians of the Galaxy soundtrack has reached a sales milestone.
One of the most memorable scenes of the entire Guardians of the Galaxy film is the mid-credits scene of baby Groot sneakily dance his little heart, aside Drax. And now we have proof of where the delightful little dude got his moves.
Guardians of the Galaxy director and screenwriter James Gunn deserves a big round of applause. Not only was his Marvel movie about an obscure comic book team one of the biggest of the year, it was also recently nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay by the Writers Guild of America, something Gunn was floored by. It turns out he had a good reason for his surprise.
Guardians of the Galaxy has already earned heaps of praise and accolades over the past six months, but today it an impressive award nomination from this organization.
Though we couldnít imagine Guardians of the Galaxy now without the likes of the foulmouthed Rocket Raccoon and the tree-of-few-words Groot, director James Gunn shared an image over Twitter of his characters imagined as figures from Hanna-Barbera Productions. Now this is an alternate lineup we can get behind!
If it werenít for pesky legalities, James Gunn might have included several obscure cosmic characters in Guardians of the Galaxy. Yes, even more obscure than the team itself.
The more that James Gunn, director of Guardians of the Galaxy shares on his social media outlets, the more his fans learn that he really is a comic book fan, far beyond just the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
When it comes to nit-picking Guardians of the Galaxy, one of the most commonly repeated points is that Star-Lord's cassette and Walkman would either have not survived the rough-and-tumble 26 years that he has spent in space. It turns out that director James Gunn is kind of tired of people bringing this up.
Thereís one thing Marvel wonít do and thatís decapitate one of its characters in front of entire audiences. One character in Guardians was originally supposed to meet this fate, but thatís when James Gunn and his team realized that just might not be the right move.
Thankfully Guardians of the Galaxy was a fantastic movie (one of the best of the year, in fact). The diehard fans who stayed through to the very end for that final post-credits scene were undoubtedly hoping for some Avengers 2 stinger, and they didn't get it.
Fans are clamoring for bigger and better team up scenarios. If I had to place a bet, Iíd guess that Marvel has big plans for crossovers by the time they get to Infinity War, so that heroes like Spider-Man, the X-Men and The Fantastic Four can chip in during the fight against Thanos. But as for the Guardians? Donít hold your breath just yet.
Thus far, no director who has worked for Marvel Studios has been a part of multiple franchises - but that doesn't mean that it's an impossibility. After all, director James Gunn has revealed other projects he would be interested in making within the larger Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Watch as Dave Bautista, Drax the Destroyer floats through the air doing his hilarious Tinkerbell impression.
Thanos may be the most dangerous villain in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but even director James Gunn admits that he didnít have much of an impact on Guardians of the Galaxy.
Are you like Peter Quill and have been listening to the ďAwesome Mix Vol. 1Ē from Guardians of the Galaxy over and over and over again? Well, we have some great news for you. It turns out that there were other five tracks that writer/director James Gunn had planned to use in the Marvel Studios movie, but wasnít able to after script revisions and edits.
James Gunn has revealed one person who definitely won't be revealed as Peter Quill's father in Guardians of the Galaxy 2. Hint: he's Korean.
As more Marvel movies are released, the Marvel Cinematic Universe is moving closer to the climactic battle with Thanos in the Avengers: Infinity War films. Many fans have suspected that his could mean a team-up between Earthís Mightiest Heroes and the Guardians of the Galaxy. After all, Thanos did pop up in James Gunn's film this summer.
When Screen Junkiesí Honest Trailers web-series was asked by fans to find fault with Guardians of the Galaxy, one imagines it was considered a serious challenge. After all, the Marvel film is one of the best reviewed films of the year and the biggest domestic hit.
Marvel Studios has shocked the world with the effectiveness of their "shared universe" franchise planning. With each new story produced it feels like they are not only adding to a bigger whole, but also making steps towards a predetermined future. In order to get this done, one would think that there's a certain rigidity to the creative process, but the truth is that's not necessarily the case.