Marvel to Hire James Gunn to Direct GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY

Earlier this month, we brought you the news when Marvel Studios hired writer Chris McCoy to pen the script for their forthcoming big-screen adaptation of Guardians of the Galaxy, based off of an original draft written by Nicole Perlman.

Now, THR reports that after a lengthy search, Marvel Studios executives now are talking exclusively with director James Gunn (Super) about helming the the film.

[Below] Concept art of the team to be featured in Guardians of the Galaxy – Drax the Destroyer, Groot, Star-Lord, Rocket Racoon, and Gamora.

Guardians of the Galaxy is slated to hit theaters on August 1, 2014.

Jason Moore
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