Guardians of the Galaxy TVSeries Coming in 2015

Marvel’s misfits are heading to the small screen!
Disney XD is set to launch Marvel’s Guardians of the
Galaxy animated series, based on the summer
blockbuster, in 2015, the network announced during its
New York Comic-Con panel on Friday. The series, which
will center on Peter Quill (aka Star-Lord), Gamora, Drax
the Destroyer, Rocket Raccoon and Groot, will debut in
2015 and be part of Disney XD’s “Marvel Universe” block
of programming.
“This is a very exciting time for the Marvel Animation
Studio as we get to explore the cosmic side of the
Marvel Universe by developing the first-ever Marvel’s
Guardians of the Galaxy animated series,” Jeph Loeb,
head of Marvel Television, said in a statement. “After
starring in the biggest movie of 2014, everyone wants
more of Star-Lord and his crew–now they’ll get it.”
During the panel, Disney XD gave Marvel fans their first
look at the animated series via test footage featuring
Rocket and Peter.
Marc Buhaj, senior vice president of programming and
general manager at Disney XD, said, “The movie and
franchise quickly became a worldwide phenomenon.
We’re looking forward to working with the great team at
Marvel Television to deliver an engaging animated series
that fans can enjoy each week.”
Guardians of the Galaxy, starring Chris Pratt, Zoe
Saldana and Bradley Cooper (as the voice of Rocket),
dominated the box office this summer, bringing in a
record-breaking $94 million in its opening weekend. A
sequel is set to hit theaters in July 2017.

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