'Guardians of the Galaxy' issues latest ad-break assault

AFP Relax NewsJune 26, 2014
Video screenshot: Peter Quill (center left) and his misfit Guardians of the Galaxy

There is 60 seconds' worth of preview material for August action release "Guardians of the Galaxy" within the latest trailer, which acts as an extended TV spot while "Transformers: Age of Extinction" is still fresh in the mind.

The Disney-backed Marvel production "Guardians of the Galaxy" might have a less recognizable cast of characters than the usual "Avengers" film roster, but that's not stopping the studio from giving it both barrels.

Set against that hard-rocking anthem of independence, The Runaways' "Cherry Bomb," Chris Pratt's Peter Quill must convince his destructive crew mate Rocket Racoon (voiced by Bradley Cooper) that the universe is worth saving.

The snappy ad cuts between spectacular air conflicts, sharp dialogue from John C. Reilly, Glenn Close and Lee Pace, and snapshots of the five mercenary anti-heros who are to lead the film once it arrives.

"Guardians of the Galaxy" is due for an August 1 release in the USA as well as much of Northern and Eastern Europe.

Cinemagoers in the UK, Ireland, Brazil, Singapore and Malaysia can see it from August 31, with Australia, New Zealand and Hong Kong joining in from August 7. Central European territories, including France, are among those joining in the week of August 13.

Guardians of the Galaxy - Official Extended TV Spot 6: youtu.be/nPOhVCVA-uU
Official website: marvel.com/guardians