Guardians of the Galaxy gets TV Adaptation
Following the success at the box office this summer, Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy will be making its way to the small screen in animated form for Disney XD. The series will follow Peter Quill as “Star-Lord” and the rest of the characters introduced in the film as they defend the universe from an array of dangerous threats.
Head of Marvel Television, Jeph Loeb states:
“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. After starring in the biggest movie of 2014, everyone wants more of Star-Lord and his crew – now they’ll get it.”
“The movie and franchise quickly became a worldwide phenomenon. We’re looking forward to working with the great team at Marvel Television to deliver an engaging animated series that fans can enjoy each week,” said Marc Buhaj, senior VP, programming and general manager, Disney XD.
The series is set to premiere in 2015 on the Marvel lineup on Disney XD.