New Animated Series ‘Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy’ Headed to Disney XD

Guardians_0Disney XD has started production on an all-new animated series based on this summer’s hit film Guardians of the Galaxy.

The series will feature characters from the film including Peter Quill as Star-Lord who sets out to save the universe with a group of misfits including Rocket Raccoon, Groot, Gamora, and Drax the Destroyer.

“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,” said Jeph Loeb, Head of Marvel Television. “After starring in the biggest movie of 2014, everyone wants more of Star-Lord and his crew – now they’ll get it.”

Guardians of the Galaxy earned $94 million in its opening weekend at the theaters and received positive critical and fan reviews. It was the most successful domestic film of 2014.

Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy – the animated series – will debut in 2015 on Disney XD.


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