New GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY TV Spots Provide Origin Stories for Star-Lord, Gamora, and Drax

     July 15, 2014

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Marvel really wants you to know all about the title characters in Guardians of the Galaxy before you ever set foot in the movie theater.  Two new TV spots for the James Gunn-directed action film were released today which shed light on the origins of Star-Lord (Chris Pratt), Gamora (Zoe Saldana), and Drax (Dave Bautista).  While there are also quite a few tidbits of new footage, dialogue, and humor, it’s starting to feel like they’re trying too hard.  You’ve convinced me!  Now please let me enjoy some of the remaining footage during the actual movie.

Also starring Lee Pace, Karen GillanGlenn CloseBenicio Del ToroDjimon Hounsou, Michael RookerJohn C. ReillyPeter Serafinowicz, and the voices of Bradley Cooper and Vin DieselGuardians of the Galaxy opens in 3D on August 1st.  Hit the jump to check out the two new TV spots.

Take a look at a pair of new TV spots for Guardians of the Galaxy below:

guardians-of-the-galaxy-chris-pratt-zoe-saldana-dave-bautistaClick on the links below for coverage of Steve’s visit to the set:

guardians-of-the-galaxy-dave-bautistaAnd click on these links for Evan’s profiles on the Guardians:

Here’s the official synopsis for Guardians of the Galaxy:

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 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 Peter 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. Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy” is presented by Marvel Studios. The film releases August 1, 2014, and is distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.

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