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Matt McGloin

James Gunn Calls Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning The Fathers Of Modern Day Guardians of the Galaxy


10068 Former Marvel Cosmic scribes Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning recently visited the set of the Guardians of the Galaxy movie.

Both writers seemed to have a great time on set as they enthusiastically tweeted reactions.

Now director James Gunn has responded in kind, with this being at least the second time DnA have visited.

Abnett and Lanning penned the Annihilation: Nova mini-series before taking on the regular Richard Rider Nova ongoing followed by Guardians of the Galaxy in 2008.


The Guardians of the Galaxy movie has an August 1, 2014 release directed by James Gunn and starring Chris Pratt as Peter Quill Star-Lord, Dave Bautista as Drax The Destroyer and Zoe Saldana as Gamora, Benicio Del Toro as The Collector, Michael Rooker as Yondu, Karen Gillan as Nebula, Lee Pace as Ronan, Djimon Hounsu as Korath the Pursuer, with John C. Reilly as Rhomann Dey and Glen Close as Nova Prime.

Also rumored for the movie are Ophelia Lovibond and Enzo Cilenti.

For news, images and more head on over to the Cosmic Book News Guardians of the Galaxy Movie Hub.


Guardians of the Galaxy, based on the Marvel comic books of the same name, features an unlikely cast of characters who must team up in order to defeat a cosmic force of epic proportions.