|Guardians of the Galaxy (film)|
|Writer(s):|| James Gunn|
|Expected Release:||August 1, 2014|
Guardians of the Galaxy is an upcoming film made by Marvel Studios and will be the tenth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It will be based on the Guardians of the Galaxy comics which began in 1969 and focused on a team of superhumans and extraterrestrials dedicated to the safeguarding of the Milky Way Galaxy. However, studio chief Kevin Feige said that the new film would focus more on the reboot 2008 version of the team, rather than the originals. 
- Chris Pratt as Peter Quill/Star-Lord
- Dave Bautista as Arthur Douglas/Drax the Destroyer
- To-be-confirmed actor as Groot
- To-be-confirmed actor as Rocket Raccoon
- Zoe Saldana as Gamora
- Michael Rooker as Yondu
- To-be-confirmed actor as Thanos
- Benicio del Toro as The Collector
- Ophelia Lovibond as The Collector's aid
- Lee Pace as a to-be-confirmed villain
- Enzo Cilenti as a to-be-confirmed character
- Glenn Close as leader of the Nova Corps
- John C. Reilly as Rhomann Dey
- Karen Gillan as a to-be-confirmed villain
- Lloyd Kaufman will have a cameo in the film
In June 2012, numerous sources claimed that Marvel Studios' mystery 2014 project was Guardians of the Galaxy and that a script had already been written by Nicole Perlman.
The studio hired Christopher McCoy to come aboard and rewrite the first draft penned by Nicole Perlman.
- The first non-Avengers Marvel property developed by Walt Disney Pictures.
- Although the Guardians of the Galaxy were created way back in 1969 by Arnold Drake and Gene Colan, the movie will be primarily focused on the 2008 reinvention of the team by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning.
- Joel Edgerton, Eddie Redmayne, Jensen Ackles, Lee Pace, Wes Bentley, Jack Huston, Cam Gigandet, Sullivan Stapleton, Logan Marshall-Green, Garrett Hedlund, Chris Lowell, James Marsden, Jim Sturgess, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Aaron Paul, Michael Rosenbaum and John Krasinski auditioned and screen tested for the role of Peter Quill/ Star Lord. Pace is cast as a villain.
- Olivia Wilde turned down the role of Gamora, while Gina Carano, Rachel Nichols and Adrianne Palicki auditioned before the role went to Zoe Saldana.
|Marvel Cinematic Universe|
|Phase 1||Iron Man | The Incredible Hulk | Iron Man 2 | Thor | Captain America: The First Avenger | The Avengers|
|Phase 2|| Iron Man 3 | Thor: The Dark World | Captain America: The Winter Soldier | Guardians of the Galaxy|
The Avengers 2
|One-Shots||The Consultant | A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Thor’s Hammer | Item 47|
|Pre-Production||Ant-Man | Other|