James Gunn explains Thanos role in Guardians Of The Galaxy

James Gunn has been talking about what we can expect from Guardians Of The Galaxy , and explains just how Thanos will fit into his movie.

“Thanos is a character in our movie,” begins Gunn, confirming that his film will be the first to fully develop the set-up at the end of The Avengers .

“He works with Ronan [ The Accuser ]. In my movie Ronan works for Thanos, and Ronan is the main bad guy in our film.”

Looks like Thanos will remain in the background of proceedings then, with Lee Pace’s Ronan as his emissary. Meanwhile, Gunn has also been discussing the effects side of the film, promising plenty of practical shots as well as CGI…

"We have a prison set that is 350,000 pounds of steel," says Gunn. "Our sets are enormous. Anybody who knows me knows I really love the mix of practical and CGI effects.”

“We have tons and tons of practical effects… I can't wait for people to see it because it's astoundingly beautiful."

Guardians Of The Galaxy will open in the UK on 1 August 2014.

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