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Guardians Of The Galaxy new pics

Posted: August 24, 2013 in Comics, Movies

New photos have hit the web from Marvel Studio’s Guardians movie. After the British press recently published pics of location filming taking place on the Millenium Bridge in London, it seems that the filming has moved to the “Dr Who quarry”. Michael Rooker (Walking Dead), is smurfing it up as Yondu, who I suspect might be a mentor of sorts to the Guardians, as in the comics he was a member of a former incarnation of the team.

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Duncan Jones, the director of “Moon” and currently working on a Warcraft movie, has released info via Twitter on his latest comic book project, Mute. Art by previous 2000 AD maestro, Glenn Fabry, check out the speil on Warcraft from Ain’t it Cool News and the art, from Mute, below.

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Footage started in a desert environment. Slow build, seeing the desolation. The only hint of a sci-fi element is a green light in a circling cloud mass. We see a rugged man standing alone, takes a last drink of water, then pulls a big blade from his back. He’s dressed almost like Mad Max except for the sword, which has a dragon’s head overlapping the blade and the handle.
He looks around and sees a long dead soldier, just bones in armor. The man sees something, approaches and pulls a shield with a lions head on it from the dusty earth, hefts its weight and then slams his sword into it, like he’s ringing a bell.
Something approaches, the camera pulls back and we’re over the green shoulder of an Orc. In one take we see the orc in silhouette from the back and when we get to his right side a giant hammer raises into view and we get a gunslinger shot of the hammer kind of framing the rugged dude with the sword in the distance.
They charge each other, the man raising his sword, the Orc raising his hammer. The Orc brings it down first and we get a POV shot of the Orc jumping up and bring the hammer down right on us.

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According to io9, Marvel Studios have just replied to Warner Bros news that Superman and Batman will appear together on film for the first time by showing the title of Avengers 2. The film will be subtitled :Age of Ultron, following this years mini series published by Marvel Comics. Full deets from io9, above.

Awesome news for Marvel Geeks – Check out Karen Gillan’s badass baldness in the photo below, also lots of Days of Future Past footage was shown, let’s hope some of this turns up online soon

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