This is going to be AMAZING!
Marvel Studios officially announced that Oscar-nominee Bradley Cooper has been cast to voice Rocket Raccoon in the highly anticipated movie for all comic book fanboys, “Guardians of the Galaxy.”
Here is the Official Statement from Marvel:
Rocket Raccoon has finally found a voice!
Academy Award-nominated actor Bradley Cooper has officially joined the cast of Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy,” lending his voice to the fan-favorite raccoon that will join Peter Quill (Chris Pratt), Gamora (Zoe Saldana) and Drax (Dave Bautista) on their epic adventure.
I am pretty excited to see how will Marvel bring this fuzzy and super-duper bad-ass character to life, and now that Cooper will be voicing him is just another thing to be more excited about!
In addition, Marvel has also revealed its synopsis for the film:
In the far reaches of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, an unlikely cast of characters including Peter Quill, Gamora, Drax, Groot and Rocket Raccoon must join forces to defeat a cosmic force of epic proportions. Directed by James Gunn, the live-action “Guardians of the Galaxy” will take fans to new corners of the Marvel Universe when it hits theaters August 1, 2014, but in the meantime stay tuned to Marvel.com for the latest news as it breaks, including official casting, first looks and more!
Now let’s take a look at Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy concept art poster available at the San Diego ComicCon 2013: