The Internet was blowing up last night when the first officially released trailer of Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy was finally shown. If you haven’t seen it yet, do yourself a favor and watch it now. Go ahead, I’ll wait.
Excited yet? What’s that? You don’t know who any of the characters are? That’s understandable considering the likes of Star-Lord, Groot, and Drax the Destroyer aren’t household names like Captain America, Thor, and Iron Man. That’s why Marvel decided to release character specific mini-trailers to give the world a taste of this oddball group.
This week’s Roundtable has us look at some hot movie news including the reveal that Dinobots will be in Transformers 4, a look at the debut trailer for the RoboCop reboot, and Marvel Studios looking to have a female character head a movie!
Every good nerd knows that exhilarating feeling you get when you start or complete a collection. It’s a sense of accomplishment and the journey can be heartbreaking, rewarding, and more times than not; very, very frustrating.
About three weeks ago, a local bookshop owner in my town of Columbia, TN asked me if I had seen the brand new pieces of comic art in the loft of his shop, ‘The Old Curiosity Bookshop.’ I regularly visit the loft because that’s where the traditional ‘geek media’ or fantasy, sci-fi, and comics are kept, but I had not viewed the pieces of art he was so proudly beaming about. That’s where I encountered the ‘Silver Buffalo’ for the first time.
The Guardians of the Galaxy film just got a whole lot beefier! Late last night, it has been confirmed that former professional wrestler and current MMA fighter Dave Bautista will be playing as the Thanos killer Drax the Destroyer!
If you had any doubts just how far Marvel was planning to go in their more “spacey” approach for their Phase Two movies, you can put them to rest. There’s been a pretty reliable tip stating that we will see the intergalactic police force Nova Corps play a part in the upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy film.