How will the Guardians of the Galaxy get along with the Avengers when the two teams meet up in Marvel Studios’ (opens in new tab)? According to our interview with star Zoe Saldana, you’ll need to tap into your knowledge of ‘80s comedies to understand their dynamic.
It may seem like a strange comparison at first, but I can totally see the Guardians as the MCU’s equivalent of Randy Quaid’s Cousin Eddie in the Vacation movies: uncouth, a little grimy, unafraid to say whatever happens to be on their mind at any given moment.
Even though the next two Avengers movies are probably going to involve some serious destruction from Josh Brolin’s mega-baddie Thanos - including the (opens in new tab) - I can also foresee some hilarious interactions between motor-mouthed characters like Star-Lord and Rocket chatting it up with more buttoned-up types like Captain America or Black Widow. And don’t get me started on the comedic potential of Drax and Tony Stark being in the same room.
Written and directed by James Gunn and starring Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Kurt Russell, Karen Gillan, Michael Rooker, and more, (opens in new tab) arrives in theaters on April 28, 2017 in the UK and May 5, 2017 in the US. Avengers: Infinity War hits theaters on April 27, 2018 in the UK and May 4, 2018 in the US. Saldana (opens in new tab), and you can read (opens in new tab).
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