"We're following Guardians at Shepperton," says Joss Whedon, meaning that he and his Avengers and James Gunn's galactic heroes will not meet on this go-around.
Director Joss Whedo, out doing the rounds for his Much Ado About Nothing, has let it slip that while the two superhero tandems will share a cinematic universe, they won't be sharing any screen time.
"We won't be swapping cast members," Whedon says. "Every movie is its own thing, and has to be ... unless I take a lot of peyote and write a very different draft ... and I'm not ruling that out!"
With The Avengers staring at a showdown with Thanos in The Avengers 2, it doesn't sound as if Michael Rooker, Zoe Saldana, John C. Reilly, Dave Bautista or any of the other Guardians will joining in the space fracas to join forces.
We'll have to wait until when James Gunn's film is released on August 1, 2014, to find out how far The Guardians Of The Galaxy will stand alone in the Marvel movie canon.
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