Stan Lee’s “Guardians of the Galaxy” Cameo Revealed

A few weeks ago, amid rumours that Stan Lee would not be making a cameo in the upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy, it was announced that he, in fact, will be making an appearance.

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MoviePilot reports that Stan Lee will be playing a Xandarian citizen in the film, although it is unknown what he will be saying.

Guardians is a Marvel Entertainment adaptation of their comic book of the same name. The synopsis from IMDb: “In the far reaches of space, an American pilot named Peter Quill finds himself the object of a manhunt after stealing an orb coveted by the villainous Ronan.”

“Xandar is the home of the Nova Corps – seen in trailers and promotions – with Glenn Close their leader, Commander Rael…” reports MoviePilot. 

The film stars Chris Pratt, Bradley Cooper, Zoe Saldana, Vin Diesel, Dave Bautista, Lee Pace, Karen Gillan, John C. Reilly, and Glenn Close, and is directed by James Gunn.

Photo courtesy of MoviePilot
Photo courtesy of MoviePilot.

Guardians of the Galaxy hits theatres August 1.

Marvel Releases New “Guardians of the Galaxy” Stills

Guardians of the Galaxy is a new Marvel film, set to be released on August 1.

The movie, directed by James Gunn, stars Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Lee Pace, Karen Gillan, Dave Bautista, Glenn Close, and John C. Reilly. The film’s synopsis, from IMDb: “In the far reaches of space, an American pilot named Peter Quill finds himself the object of a manhunt after stealing an orb coveted by the villainous Ronan.”

Here are the new stills!

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Will you be seeing Guardians when it hits theatres?

Two New “Guardians of the Galaxy” Stills Released

Marvel is having a stellar year with the release of Captain America: The Winter Soldier, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, X-Men: Days of Future Past, and now, Guardians of the Galaxy.

MTV released two new stills from the new film, which feature the character Peter Quill/Star-Lord, played by Chris Pratt. The new pictures show off the character’s costume, most notably the famous mask.

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The movie stars Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Bradley Cooper, Karen Gillan, Lee Pace, Vin Diesel, and John C. Reilly and will be on the big screen August 1. Will you go see Guardians when it hits theatres?

New Still from Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy”

Marvel fans, here’s a treat. USA Today has released a new still from Guardians of the Galaxy. The still is of the character Nebula, played by Karen Gillan of Doctor Who fame.

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Karen Gillan as Nebula in Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy”

Guardians of the Galaxy has a star studded cast; the list includes Chris Pratt, Lee Pace, Zoe Saldana, Bradley Cooper, Vin Diesel, John C. Reilly, and Glenn Close, to name a few. The official synopsis, from the Guardians IMDB page: “In the far reaches of space, an American pilot named Peter Quill (Chris Pratt) finds himself the object of a manhunt after stealing an orb coveted by the villainous Ronan (Lee Pace).”

The film, directed by James Gunn, is the first original title from Marvel’s “Phase 2” of movies; as reported by flicksandbits.com, “Phase 2” included titles such as Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Thor: The Dark World, and Iron Man 3 among others. Ant-Man will kick off “Phase 3”.

First Look – Exclusive Trailer and New Images from “Guardians of the Galaxy”

Marvel’s production company has been working with Walt Disney Studios to get a highly awaited adaptation of Guardians of the Galaxy comic books onto the silver screen.

The film has an incredible cast that includes Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana Dave Bautista, Bradley Cooper, Vin Diesel, Karen Gillan, Benicio Del Toro, and Lee Pace. Plus, actors John C. Reilly, Glenn Close, Michael Rooker, Djimon Hounsou, and Peter Serafinowicz are also all members of the extensive cast.

Chris Pratt as Peter Quill (image via Collider)
Chris Pratt as Peter Quill (image via Collider)

Just yesterday, the first official trailer was released and Collider shared some terrific new images as well. The trailer gives us a nice introduction to the characters and gives us an expansive look at the world director James Gunn has created.

Overall, the tone of the trailer is very comedic and it looks like this is going to be a hilarious and action-packed film that audiences will enjoy. Guardians of the Galaxy hits theaters this summer on August 1, 2014. Watch the trailer and take a look at some of the first images below:

(Image via Collider)
(Image via Collider)

What do you think of this new trailer? Would you have had like to seen more of the storyline rather than character introductions? Are you looking forward to Guardians of the Galaxy being out in theaters?

Sources: Collider (Image post #1), Collider (Image post #2), YouTube, and IMDbPro

TrulyLuminary Exclusive – Movies to Look Forward to in 2014

Although 2013 has been an amazing year for the world of movies, 2014 is promising to be yet another amazing year. Here is a list of the films that we are looking forward to here at TrulyLuminary:

1) Her

Cast: Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams, Rooney Mara, Olivia Wilde, Scarlett Johansson

Director: Spike Jonze

Release Date: Friday, January 10th

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2) August: Osage County

Cast: Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Sam Shepard, Juliette Lewis, Julianne Nichols, Ewan McGregor, Benedict Cumberbatch, Chris Cooper, Abigal Breslin, Dermot Mulroney

Director: John Wells

Release Date: Friday, January 10th

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3) Gimme Shelter 

Cast: Vanessa Hudgens, Rosario Dawson, Brendan Fraser, James Earl Jones, Ann Dowd, Dascha Polanco

Director: Ron Krauss

Release Date: Friday, January 24th

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4) That Awkward Moment

Cast: Zac Efron, Miles Teller, Michael B. Jordan, Imogen Poots, Mackenzie Davis, Jessica Lucas

Director: Tom Gormican

Release Date: Friday, January 31st

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5) The Lego Movie

Cast: Chris Pratt, Will Ferrell, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett, Nick Offerman, Alison Brie, Charlie Day, Liam Neeson, Morgan Freeman

Directors: Phil Lord, Christopher Miller

Release Date: Friday, February 7th

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6) The Monuments Men 

Cast: George Clooney, Matt Damon, Bill Murray, Cate Blanchett, Jean Dujardin, Bob Balaban, Hugh Bonneville, John Goodman

Director: George Clooney

Release Date: Friday, February 7th

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7) One Chance

Cast: James Corden, Alexandra Roach, Julie Walters, Mackenzie Crook, Colm Meaney, Jemima Rooper

Director: David Frankel

Release Date: Friday, February 7th

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8) Winter’s Tale

Cast: Colin Farrell, Jessica Brown Findlay, Jennifer Connelly, William Hurt, Eva Marie Saint, Russell Crowe, Ripley Sobo, Mckayla Twiggs

Director: Akiva Goldsman

Release Date: Friday, February 14th

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9) Pompeii

Cast: Kit Harington, Carrie-Anne Moss, Emily Browning, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Paz Vega, Jessica Lucas, Jared Harris, Kiefer Sutherland

Director: Paul W.S. Anderson

Release Date: Friday, February 21st

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10) The Grand Budapest Hotel

Cast: Saoirse Ronan, Ralph Finnes, Lea Seydoux, Jude Law, Edward Norton, Bill Murray, Tilda Swinton, Jason Schwartzman, Owen Wilson, Adrien Brody, Jeff Goldblum, Tom Wilkinson

Director: Wes Anderson

Release Date: Friday, March 7th

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11) Divergent

Cast: Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Jai Courtney, Ray Stevenson, Zoe Kravitz, Miles Teller, Maggie Q, Tony Goldwyn, Ashley Judd, Kate Winslet

Director: Neil Burger

Release Date: Friday, March 21st

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12) Noah

Cast: Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, Ray Winstone, Emma Watson, Anthony Hopkins, Logan Lerman

Director: Darren Aronofsky

Release Date: Friday, March 28th

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13) Neighbors

Cast: Seth Rogen, Zac Efron, Rose Byrne, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Dave Franco, Ike Barinholtz

Director: Nicholas Stoller

Release Date: Friday, May 9th

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14) Godzilla

Cast: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Bryan Cranston, Elizabeth Olsen, Sally Hawkins, Juliette Binoche, Ken Watanabe, David Strathaim, Victor Rasuk, CJ Adams, Richard T. Jones

Director: Gareth Edwards

Released Date: Friday, May 16th

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15) X-Men: Days of Future Past 

Cast: Hugh Jackman, James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Halle Berry, Anna Paquin, Ellen Page, Peter Dinklage, Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen

Director: Bryan Singer

Release Date: Friday, May 23rd

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16) Maleficent

Cast: Angelina Jolie, Sharlto Copley, Elle Fanning, Sam Riley, Imelda Staunton, Juno Temple, Lesley Manville

Director: Robert Stromberg

Release Date: Friday, May 30th

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17) The Fault in Our Stars

Cast: Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Willem Dafoe, Laura Dern, Nat Wolff, Lotte Verbeek, Sam Trammell, Mike Birbiglia, Emily Peachey, Milica Govich, David Whalen

Director: Josh Boone

Release Date: Friday, June 6th

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18) How to Train Your Dragon 2

Cast: Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, Craig Ferguson, America Ferrera, Jonah Hill, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, T.J. Miller, Kristen Wiig

Director: Dean DeBlois

Release Date: Friday, June 13th

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19) Dawn of the Planet of the Apes 

Cast: Gary Oldman, Angela Kerecz, Keri Russell, Andy Serkis, Judy Greer, Jason Clarke, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Toby Kebbell, Kevin Rankin

Director: Matt Reeves

Release Date: Friday, July 11th

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20) The Giver

Cast: Jeff Bridges, Alexander Skarsgard, Meryl Streep, Taylor Swift, Katie Holmes, Brenton Thwaites, Odeya Rush, Cameron Monaghan, Emma Tremblay

Director: Philip Noyce

Release Date: Friday, August 15th

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21) The Maze Runner

Cast: Dylan O’Brien, Will Poulter, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Kaya Scodelario, Patricia Clarkson, Aml Ameen, Jacob Latimore, Ki Hong Lee, Don McManus, Chris Sheffield, Blake Cooper, Joe Adler, Dexter Darden

Director: Wes Ball

Release Date: Friday, September 19th

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22) The Boxtrolls

Cast: Ben Kingsley, Isaac Hempstead-Wright, Elle Fanning, Jared Harris, Toni Collette, Nick Frost, Richard Ayoade, Tracy Morgan, Simon Pegg

Directors: Anthony Stacchi, Graham Annable

Release Date: Friday, September 26th

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23) Gone Girl

Cast: Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Missi Pyle, Neil Patrick Harris, Tyler Perry, Kim Dickens, Casey Wilson, Patrick Fugit

Director: David Fincher

Release Date: Friday, October 3rd

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24) Interstellar 

Cast: Anne Hathaway, Matthew McConaughey, Jessica Chastain, Michael Caine, Casey Affleck, Wes Bentley, Topher Grace, Mackenzie Foy, John Lithgow, Bill Irwin, Ellen Burstyn, David Oyelowo

Director: Christopher Nolan

Release Date: Friday, November 7th

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25) Fury

Cast: Brad Pitt, Logan Lerman, Shia LaBeouf, Jon Bernthal, Jason Isaacs, Michael Pena, Scott Eastwood, Xavier Samuel, Brad William Henke, Jim Parrack

Director: David Ayer

Release Date: Wednesday, November 12th

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26) The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1

Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Sam Claflin, Liam Hemsworth, Julianne Moore, Natalie Dormer, Lily Rabe, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Robert Knepper, Stef Dawson, Elden Henson, Evan Ross, Mahershala Ali, Wes Chatham, Patina Miller

Director: Francis Lawrence

Release Date: Friday, November 21st

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27) Exodus

Cast: Christian Bale, Aaron Paul, Sigourney Weaver, Joel Edgerton, Ben Kingsley, John Tuturro, Indira Vama, Maria Valverde, Emun Elliott

Director: Ridley Scott

Release Date: Friday, December 12th

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28) Annie 

Cast: Jamie Foxx, Quvenzhane Wallis, Rose Byrne, Cameron Diaz, Bobby Cannavale, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, David Zayas

Director: Will Gluck

Release Date: Friday, December 19th

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29) The Hobbit: There and Back Again

Cast: Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Cate Blanchett, Orlando Bloom, Christopher Lee, Hugo Weaving, Evangeline Lilly, John Bell, Jed Brophy, Luke Evans, Aidan Turner, Dean O’Gorman, Lee Pace, Benedict Cumberbatch, James Nesbitt

Director: Peter Jackson

Release Date: Wednesday, December 17th

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30) Into the Woods

Cast: Anna Kendrick, Chris Pine, Johnny Depp, Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt, James Corden, Billy Magnussen, Tracey Ullman, Christine Baranski, Lilla Crawford, Daniel Huttlestone

Director: Rob Marshall

Release Date: Thursday, December 25th

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Are you looking forward to any of the movies on this list? Are there any movies that aren’t on this list that you want to see? Do you think 2014 will be a strong year for movies?

First Look at “Zero Dark Thirty”

Exclusive new photos and a teaser trailer have been released for Kathryn Bigelow (director) and Mark Boal’s (screenwriter) film titled Zero Dark Thirty. This film has an absolutely huge cast that includes Mark Strong, Jessica Chastain, Kyle Chandler, Joel Edgerton, Scott Adkins, Chris Pratt, Taylor Kinney, Jason Clarke, Jennifer Ehle, Édgar Ramírez, and Mark Duplass.

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Zero Dark Thirty is about the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the 9/11 attacks. It is one of the year’s most controversial films despite the fact that Bigelow, Boal, and the cast of the film have kept quiet about details and the story of  the film. Entertainment Weekly had the chance to do an extensive interview with Bigelow and Boal about their upcoming film. Here is the first page of the interview:

“Zero Dark Thirty will be an unusual film in that the climax of the story is already widely known and it’s the set-up that remains mysterious. Bin Laden was killed on May 2, 2011 by the U.S. Navy’s elite SEAL Team Six, but what remains largely unknown is the true backstory behind the raid, and how intelligence agencies and the military connected the dots that eventually brought them to that compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan.

“I’m fascinated by people who dedicate themselves to really difficult and dangerous things for the greater good,” Boal said in a phone interview. “I think they’re heroic and I’m intrigued by them. I’m fascinated by the world they inhabit. I personally want to know how they caught bin Laden. All I can do is hope that it interests other people.”

The trailer is highly stylized, emphasizing the secrecy of the story with its use of the kind of bars used to black out information on redacted classified documents. In an email interview, Bigelow explains the significance of the title: “It’s a military term for 30 minutes after midnight, and it refers also to the darkness and secrecy that cloaked the entire decade long mission.”

The teaser also suggests a grittier, more deadly, boots-on-the-ground pursuit of information, rather than a drama about decisions made at the top in Washington.

This has been the primary source of controversy: Opponents of President Barack Obama have been eager for the public to avoid any reminders this election year that the Commander-in-Chief gave that order authorizing the raid that finally took down the terrorist mastermind.

The makers of Zero Dark Thirty insist their film is a study of the unsung heroes who worked tirelessly behind the scenes to take down bin Laden, not a celebration of Obama’s decision. When they made the Iraq War drama The Hurt Locker in 2008, which won them Oscars for Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, and Best Picture, Bigelow and Boal were praised (and sometimes slammed)for leaving politics out of the film. They say they’re doing the same thing this time.

“There’s no political agenda in the film. Full stop. Period,” says Boal, a veteran journalist and war correspondent. “A lot of people are going to be surprised when they see the film. For example, the president is not depicted in the movie. He’s just not in the movie.””

Be sure to read the other pages of the interview here.  Zero Dark Thirty is set to hit theaters December 19, 2012.

What do you think of these new photos? What do you think of the new teaser trailer? Do you think this film will gain some Oscar attention?

Source: http://insidemovies.ew.com/2012/08/06/zero-dark-thirty-first-look/