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'Guardians of the Galaxy' Deleted Scene Reveals Walkman Dance

13 September 2014 12:35 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

One of the more poignant scenes in this summer's mega-behemoth Guardians of the Galaxy finds Chris Pratt racing against the clock to retrieve his beloved Walkman before the rest of his crew takes off without him. He encounters actor Spencer Wilding, playing a mean prison guard who is enjoying Escape (The Pina Colada Song) on the Sony cassette player when he gets his comupance. There was actually more to Spencer Wilding's role that we didn't get to see.

Director James Gunn has posted a photo of himself with Spencer Wilding, revealing why the man is holding a miniature can of Play-Doh. He also goes onto describe a scene where the Guard dances through the prison listening to the Walkmen. Check out the photo, then read on for James Gunn's latest tale from the set:

"Here's me and the actor Spencer Wilding who played the Mean Guard who jabs »

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Guardians of the Galaxy crosses $600 million worldwide, first movie of 2014 to hit $300 million domestically

13 September 2014 8:59 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

After becoming Marvel’s biggest-franchise starter at the global box-office by overtaking the haul of 2008’s Iron Man earlier in the week, James Gunn’s space opera Guardians of the Galaxy has now become the first release of 2014 to hit $300 million domestically and has also crossed the $600 million mark worldwide. Having opened in Japan yesterday, and with a Chinese release still to come, Guardians certainly has a good chance of becoming the highest-grossing comic book movie of the year, with The Amazing Spider-Man 2 on $708 million, Captain America: The Winter Soldier on $714 million and X-Men: Days of Future Past on $745 million.

Guardians of the Galaxy sees Gunn directing a cast that includes Chris Pratt (The Lego Movie) as Star-Lord, Zoe Saldana (Star Trek Into Darkness) as Gamora, Dave Bautista (Riddick) as Drax the Destroyer, Bradley Cooper (American Hustle) as Rocket Raccoon, Vin Diesel (Fast & Furious 6) as Groot, Benicio Del Toro (Sin City) as The Collector, »

- Gary Collinson

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The Walking Dead Season 5 Promo Images See Daylight

12 September 2014 4:01 PM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

In the fourth season, we see Rick and the group of survivors fostering a thriving community in the safe haven of the prison only to have it short-lived as the group loses everything, their home, family, and friends to the threat of the walkers, outside threats and the hidden dangers brewing inside the fences. The group of survivors are broken apart and sent on divergent paths, unsure of everyone else's fate as they are exposed to new dangers, new enemies, and heartbreaking choices. They will have their faith thoroughly tested - a faith that breaks some of them and redeems others. The Walking Dead stars: Andrew Lincoln, Jon Bernthal, Laurie Holden, Jeffrey DeMunn, Scott Wilson, Emily Kinney, Sarah Wayne Callies, Steven Yeun, Chandler Riggs, Norman Reedus, Iron E. Singleton, Madison Lintz, Danai Gurira, Melissa Suzanne McBride, Michael Rooker, Lauren Cohan, Vincent M. Ward, Chad L. Coleman, Brighton »

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‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ to Break Records for ‘Disney Infinity’ (Exclusive)

11 September 2014 8:03 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Guardians of the Galaxy” isn’t just performing well for Disney at the box office. The company is seeing strong interest in the film and its cast of misfits on the small screen, as well — especially for its videogame “Disney Infinity.”

Since becoming available in July, brisk sales for Rocket racoon and the “Guardians” playset have put them in a position to beat out Captain America and Spider-Man to become the game’s top overall pre-selling figures and playsets. The character Groot is No. 3 so far, behind Venom.

In fact, Rocket is currently selling nearly twice as much as the game’s bestselling characters last year, which were “Monsters Inc.’s” Mike Wazowski and “Frozen’s” Elsa. And it keeps climbing with the number of Rockets sold tripling over the previous week. Disney declined to provide actual sales figures.

“The film is really driving all of the awareness” for the “Guardians” characters, »

- Marc Graser

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'Guardians of the Galaxy' Star Chris Pratt Will Host SNL Premiere

10 September 2014 9:28 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Saturday Night Live's 40th Season starts with Chris Pratt taking the 8H stage as host.&#160 The Parks and Recreation actor starred in this summer's box office smash Guardians of the Galaxy and will be seen in the upcoming film Jurassic World.

Ariana Grande will make her SNL musical guest debut.&#160Ariana Grande is currently sitting at Number One on the Billboard 200 chart with her album "My Everything," a year after&#160her major label debut "Yours Truly" topped the chart.

On October 4, Sarah Silverman will return to 8H for her first time as host.&#160 Taken from Sarah Silverman's Emmy-winning HBO special, her comedy album "Sarah Silverman: We Are Miracles" is due out September 23.

Maroon 5 returns for their fifth appearance as musical guest on October 4.&#160 The Grammy Award winning group's latest album, "V," has already sparked hits including "Maps" and "Animals."

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Saturday Night Live is produced in association with Broadway Video. »

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Guardians of the Galaxy overtakes Iron Man to become Marvel’s biggest franchise-starter at the global box office

8 September 2014 4:10 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Having retained top spot at the Us box office this past weekend, Guardians of the Galaxy has now pushed its worldwide box office haul to $586 million, overtaking the total of 2008’s Iron Man to become Marvel Studios’ highest-grossing franchise starter. Reacting to the news, James Gunn posted the following message on Facebook:

Guardians of the Galaxy box office just passed up Iron Man, making us the biggest Marvel franchise-starter yet. And we still haven’t opened in Japan, China, or Italy.

If I had a penny for every time someone said making a Marvel movie with a talking raccoon was dumb and that Guardians was going to bomb, I’d probably have just about the amount of money Guardians has made so far. So I’m glad I spent that time making a film instead of counting people and their opinions, because we’re still going strong. Also, making the »

- Gary Collinson

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Watch: The Walking Dead "Never Let Your Guard Down" Season 5 Promo

7 September 2014 8:45 PM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

In the fourth season, we see Rick and the group of survivors fostering a thriving community in the safe haven of the prison only to have it short-lived as the group loses everything, their home, family, and friends to the threat of the walkers, outside threats and the hidden dangers brewing inside the fences. The group of survivors are broken apart and sent on divergent paths, unsure of everyone else's fate as they are exposed to new dangers, new enemies, and heartbreaking choices. They will have their faith thoroughly tested - a faith that breaks some of them and redeems others. The Walking Dead stars: Andrew Lincoln, Jon Bernthal, Laurie Holden, Jeffrey DeMunn, Scott Wilson, Emily Kinney, Sarah Wayne Callies, Steven Yeun, Chandler Riggs, Norman Reedus, Iron E. Singleton, Madison Lintz, Danai Gurira, Melissa Suzanne McBride, Michael Rooker, Lauren Cohan, Vincent M. Ward, Chad L. Coleman, Brighton Sharbino, Kyla Kenedy »

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Casting Net: Julia Roberts joins 'The Secret in Their Eyes' remake

5 September 2014 4:21 PM, PDT | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

Julia Roberts has joined fellow Oscar winner Gwyneth Paltrow and 12 Years A Slave nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor in the remake of the 2009 Argentinian film The Secret in Their Eyes. The original feature won the Best Foreign Language film Oscar in 2010. Billy Ray, who wrote the screenplay for The Hunger Games and Captain Phillips, will write and direct the story about a former Mi-5 agent (Ejiofor) on a joint task force with the FBI, who thinks he’s finally found the man who murdered the daughter of his former partner and friend (Roberts). [Deadline]

• Drew Barrymore and Toni Collette will star in the relationship drama Miss You Already. »

- Jake Perlman

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"Fan Expo Canada" 2014

4 September 2014 3:46 PM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Sneak Peek footage from this year's "Fan Expo Canada", August 28, 2014 @ the 'Metro Toronto Convention Centre' including guests Michael Rooker and David Morrissey from AMC's "The Walking Dead", plus a whole lot more:

"...'Fan Expo Canada'™ boasts the largest comics, sci-fi, horror, anime, and gaming event in Canada, noted as the third largest in North America

"The pop culture extravaganza expects to host over 125,000 fans at 750,000 sq ft of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre for the four-day event August 28-31, 2014..."

"Fan Expo HQ" is noted as the largest entertainment convention group in the country and one of the largest in the world.

Collectively it hosts almost 250,000 fans annually at Fan Expo Canada™, Fan Expo Vancouver™, Fan Expo Regina™; Toronto ComiCon, Dallas Comic Con and three Dallas shows.

For more info go to "FanExpoCanada.com

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "Fan Expo Canada" 2014...

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- Michael Stevens

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'Guardians of the Galaxy' Deleted Stan Lee Cameo Revealed!

4 September 2014 8:09 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Heading into a Marvel movie, we can always expect two things. One: We're sure to have a good time. And two: A Stan Lee cameo. It just wouldn't be a Marvel movie without Stan the Man showing up in some capacity, and Guardians of the Galaxy was no exception. In fact, the creator of the Marvel universe as we know it today was set to appear in two different scenes in this sci-fi epic. Only one of them made it into the movie. Direrctor James Gunn now shares a photo from the deleted Stan Lee cameo featuring a stand-in, and explains why it's not in the finished film.

Take a look at the image from James Gunn's Instagram, and then read on for more details:

The scene in question actually has Stan Lee sitting inside the Collector's Museum. Visiting Dragon Con, director James Gunn explained the scene in detail for the first time, »

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James Gunn details the original plan for Stan Lee’s Guardians of the Galaxy cameo

3 September 2014 11:56 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

During an appearance at Dragon Con this past weekend, Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn revealed the original plan for Stan Lee’s customary cameo in superhero space opera, whereby the Marvel legend would have been part of The Collector’s museum, giving the bird to Groot from within a glass case. Following reports that Disney blocked the idea, Gunn has now detailed the scene, and explained why the decision was made to scrap the cameo in favour of what we eventually saw on screen:

At a panel on Sunday at Dragoncon, I talked about a deleted @realstanlee cameo in Guardians, and promised the folks there I’d post a photo on Instagram – so here it is! As you can see, this is not Stan, but a double. In the original cut of the film, when the Guardians enter the Collector’s museum, Rocket looks over and sees Cosmo »

- Gary Collinson

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'Guardians of the Galaxy' Concept Art Reveals Jason Momoa as Drax

3 September 2014 7:38 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

It's hard to think what Drax might have been like in Guardians of the Galaxy had Dave Bautista not accepted the role. The WWE Superstar so thoroughly owns the character that any other version would have paled in comparison. Drax so often steals the show that having anyone else assume the role seems implausible. But as many of you may remember, Jason Momoa, now heavily rumored to be Aquaman in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, had the role tied up. It was his for the taking. But talks stalled when the actor reportedly asked for more money. Some even bashed Dave Bautista as being the bargain basement Drax before they saw why he was the right actor for the role.

Yesterday, artist Andy Park released an early look at the character of Drax, back when Jason Momoa was just moments away from signing on the dotted line. What would »

- MovieWeb

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The Walking Dead Deleted Season 4 Scenes

2 September 2014 2:25 PM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

In the fourth season, we see Rick and the group of survivors fostering a thriving community in the safe haven of the prison only to have it short-lived as the group loses everything, their home, family, and friends to the threat of the walkers, outside threats and the hidden dangers brewing inside the fences. The group of survivors are broken apart and sent on divergent paths, unsure of everyone else's fate as they are exposed to new dangers, new enemies, and heartbreaking choices. They will have their faith thoroughly tested - a faith that breaks some of them and redeems others. The Walking Dead stars: Andrew Lincoln, Jon Bernthal, Laurie Holden, Jeffrey DeMunn, Scott Wilson, Emily Kinney, Sarah Wayne Callies, Steven Yeun, Chandler Riggs, Norman Reedus, Iron E. Singleton, Madison Lintz, Danai Gurira, Melissa Suzanne McBride, Michael Rooker, Lauren Cohan, Vincent M. Ward, Chad L. Coleman, Brighton Sharbino, Kyla Kenedy »

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Early concept art of Jason Momoa as Drax the Destroyer in Guardians of the Galaxy

2 September 2014 10:54 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Before Dave Bautista took on the role of Drax the Destroyer in Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, former Game of Thrones star – and potential future Aquaman – Jason Momoa was in talks for the part, although negotiations ultimately broke down. Still, thanks to concept artist Andy Park, we now have an idea of how Momoa could have looked as the Destroyer…

Guardians of the Galaxy sees James Gunn (Super) directing a cast that includes Chris Pratt (The Lego Movie) as Star-Lord, Zoe Saldana (Star Trek Into Darkness) as Gamora, Dave Bautista (Riddick) as Drax the Destroyer, Bradley Cooper (American Hustle) as Rocket Raccoon, Vin Diesel (Fast & Furious 6) as Groot, Benicio Del Toro (Sin City) as The Collector, Lee Pace (The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug) as Ronan the Accuser, Karen Gillan (Doctor Who) as Nebula, Djimon Hounsou (Blood Diamond) as Korath, John C. Reilly (Step Brothers) as Rhomman Dey, »

- Gary Collinson

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Guardians Of The Galaxy: James and Sean Gunn Talk Spinoffs, Stan Lee’s Original Cameo, Female Superheroes, the Status of Thunderbolts, and More at Dragon Con

1 September 2014 1:38 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Following the recent news that Guardians of the Galaxy has become the highest grossing movie of the year at the domestic box office, writer/director James Gunn and brother Sean Gunn (who played pre-motion capture Rocket on set and also appeared in the film as Kraglin), recently took part in a panel at Dragon Con in Atlanta.  The brothers were quite candid in answering fans questions and revealed a number of pieces of information not yet explored, including discussing an original semi-r-rated cameo for Stan Lee that Disney vetoed, the inclusion of female characters in the Marvel universe, a bloody extension of Lloyd Kaufman's cameo that was excised, and the extent of Sean Gunn’s on-set performance of Rocket Raccoon that ended up on screen.  James Gunn also talked about how he’s currently focusing on the cosmic side of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, including potential Guardians spinoffs, the status of Thunderbolts, »

- Evan Valentine

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Guardians of the Galaxy overtakes Captain America: The Winter Soldier to become the highest-grossing domestic movie of 2014

30 August 2014 1:00 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Having crossed the $500 million mark earlier in the week, Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy has now overtaken Captain America: The Winter Soldier to become the highest-grossing release of 2014 in North America. Guardians is projected to finish the Labor Day weekend with around $277 million in total, and is expected to fend off competition from The November Man and As Above, So Below to retain top spot over the four-day weekend.

It is also pretty much assured that the space opera will become the first movie to hit $300 million domestically, providing a shot in the arm to the North American box office, which has suffered its worst summer since 2006, with ticket sales down 15% from last year.

Guardians of the Galaxy sees James Gunn (Super) directing a cast that includes Chris Pratt (The Lego Movie) as Star-Lord, Zoe Saldana (Star Trek Into Darkness) as Gamora, Dave Bautista (Riddick) as Drax the Destroyer, »

- Gary Collinson

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'Big Hero 6' Filmmakers Compare It to 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

29 August 2014 1:05 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Guardians of the Galaxy was considered by many to be a big risk for Marvel Studios, introducing these relatively obscure characters into the massively-successful Marvel Cinematic Universe. Of course, the risk paid off, with Guardians of the Galaxy grossing over $500 million worldwide after just one month in release. Marvel's parent company Walt Disney Studios are taking a similar risk with their first animated adaptation of a Marvel comic book this fall, Big Hero 6, a title much more obscure than Guardians of the Galaxy.

During a recent interview with Vulture, Big Hero 6 director Don Hall referred to his upcoming animated movie as somewhat of a distant relative to Guardians of the Galaxy.

"They do feel like distant cousins. Guardians is a Marvel movie, but it's sort of gone off on a different branch. It indicates that fans of superhero movies are willing to try new flavors."

Since Big Hero 6 »

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Watch Fmtv Movie Newsgasm #9 – Avengers: Age of Ultron details! Bond villain update!

29 August 2014 9:25 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

In this week’s Fmtv Movie Newsgasm, Owen Rhys reveals the latest Avengers: Age of Ultron details – specifically the involvement of Jeremy Renner’s Hawkeye; an update on the next Bond movie’s (the 24th, if you’re counting) villain; what has officially become the highest grossing movie in the Us this Summer?; and which superhero duo took part in the Als Ice Bucket Challenge this week (donate at www.alsa.org/donate, by the way)? Clue: it wasn’t Bananaman.

So find out those Avengers: Age of Ultron details and more in the Movie Newsgasm…

Fmtv will be back next week with another installment of Movie Myths and Movie Newsgasm. If you haven’t already, you can subscribe here. See below for more information on the films discussed…

Avengers: Age of Ultron is set for release in the UK on April 24th 2015 and North America on May 1st 2015, with »

- Oliver Davis

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The Cast of 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Does the Baby Groot Dance (Video)

29 August 2014 6:43 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Getting ready for the long weekend but still stuck at work and wondering where your life went wrong? Well, we've got a little silver lining for you, in the form of a crummy video of "Guardians of the Galaxy" actors Dave Bautista and Michael Rooker recreating the sequence at the end of the film with baby Groot dancing. It is a delight.

The impromptu scene recreation happened at the Wizard World Chicago, a fairly widely attended comic book convention. Bautista, who played Drax the Destroyer, is spot on in Xeroxing his performance from the movie while Rooker takes some "Magic Mike"-style liberties with Groot boogying down. (Rooker, for those unfamiliar with his human visage, played buck-toothed, blue-skinned baddie Yondu.) The footage, courtesy of io9, isn't the best quality, but that doesn't matter - your heart will explode with joy just the same.

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- Drew Taylor

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'Guardians of the Galaxy' Concept Art Features Props and Vehicles

28 August 2014 12:29 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

VFX studio Moving Picture Company has revealed a large batch of new concept art photos from Guardians of the Galaxy and X-Men: Days of Future Past. The first images features alternate designs for props, vehicles, sets and some key frame art as they eventually appeared in Marvel Studios and Disney's Guardians of the Galaxy.

Guardians of the Galaxy: Concept Art

Additionally, the studio gave us a look at some of their designs for the 1970s prototype sentinels and some futuristic sentinels.

X-Men: Days of Future Past: Concept Art

Guardians of the Galaxy

After stealing a mysterious orb in the far reaches of outer space, Peter Quill is now the main target of a manhunt led by the villain known as Ronan the Accuser. To help fight Ronan and his team and save the galaxy from his power, Quill creates a team known as the 'Guardians of the Galaxy »

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