Guardians of the Galaxy is a 2014 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same name, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.
Marvel Studios, LLC is an American motion picture studio based at The Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California and is a subsidiary of Walt Disney Studios, itself a wholly owned division of The Walt Disney Company, with film producer Kevin Feige serving as president.
A superhero film, superhero movie, or superhero motion picture is a film that is focused on the actions of one or more superheroes: individuals who usually possess superhuman abilities relative to a normal person and are dedicated to protecting the public.
Marvel Comics is the common name and primary imprint of Marvel Worldwide Inc., formerly Marvel Publishing, Inc. and Marvel Comics Group, an American publisher of comic books and related media.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Teaser Trailer by Marvel Entertainment
It is the tenth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
The Marvel Cinematic Universe is an American media franchise and shared fictional universe that is centered on a series of superhero films, independently produced by Marvel Studios and based on characters that appear in publications by Marvel Comics.
GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2 Trailer 2 (2017) by KinoCheck International
The film was directed by James Gunn, who wrote the screenplay with Nicole Perlman, and features an ensemble cast including Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Lee Pace, Michael Rooker, Karen Gillan, Djimon Hounsou, John C. Reilly, Glenn Close, and Benicio del Toro.
Michael Rooker is an American actor, best known for his roles as Hal Tucker in Cliffhanger, Chick Gandil in Eight Men Out, Henry in Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer, Merle Dixon in The Walking Dead, Yondu Udonta in Guardians of the Galaxy, Frank Bailey in Mississippi Burning, Bill Broussard in JFK, and Jared Svenning in Mallrats.
An ensemble cast or main cast is made up of cast members in which the principal actors and performers are assigned roughly equal amounts of importance and screen time in a dramatic production.
David Michael "Dave" Bautista Jr. is an American actor, semi-retired professional wrestler, former mixed martial artist, and bodybuilder.
In Guardians of the Galaxy, Peter Quill forms an uneasy alliance with a group of extraterrestrial misfits who are fleeing after stealing a powerful artifact.
Producer Kevin Feige first publicly mentioned Guardians of the Galaxy as a potential film in 2010 and Marvel Studios announced it was in active development at the San Diego Comic-Con International in July 2012.
San Diego Comic-Con International is a multi-genre entertainment and comic convention held annually in San Diego, California.
In February 2013, Pratt was hired to play Peter Quill / Star-Lord, and the supporting cast members were subsequently confirmed.
Principal photography began in July 2013 at Shepperton Studios in England, with filming continuing in London before wrapping up in October 2013.
Principal photography is the phase of film production in which the movie is filmed, with actors on set and cameras rolling, as distinct from pre-production and post-production.
Shepperton Studios is a film studio located in Shepperton, Surrey, England with a history dating back to 1931.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
The film premiered in Hollywood on July 21, 2014.
Hollywood is an ethnically diverse, densely populated, relatively low-income neighborhood in the central region of Los Angeles, California.
It was released in theaters on August 1, 2014 in the United States in the 3D and IMAX 3D formats.
IMAX is a 70 mm motion picture film format and a set of cinema projection standards developed in Canada in the late 1960s and early 1970s by Graeme Ferguson, Roman Kroitor, Robert Kerr, and William C. Shaw.
The film became a critical and commercial success, grossing $773.3 million worldwide and becoming the highest-grossing superhero film of 2014, as well as the third highest-grossing film in North America of 2014.
The film garnered praise for its humor, action, soundtrack, visual effects, direction, musical score, and acting.
A sequel, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.
2, was released on May 5, 2017, with a third film, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.