Marvel Studios Hires New Writer for Guardians of the Galaxy

Marvel Studios revealed at the San Diego Comic-Con that the film’s team will include Star-Lord, Drax the Destroyer, Groot, Rocket Racoon and Gamora.

Guardians of the Galaxy is scheduled to hit theaters on August 1, 2014. It will be preceded by Iron Man 3 on May 3, 2013, Thor: The Dark World on November 8, 2013, and Captain America: The Winter Soldier, in theaters April 4, 2014.

The trade says that McCoy’s “scripts have been praised for their quirky comedic bent.”