Guardians of the Galaxy Animated series scheduled for 2015

Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Test footage screen 1

Marvel is turning their latest hit movie into an animated series starring Star-Lord, Drax, Gamora, Rocket, and Groot.

Work on 'Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy' animated TV has begun, as announced at New York Comic Con last week by Head of Television for Marvel Jeph Loeb.

The Guardians of the Galaxy animated series is being produced by Marvel Television and will appear on Disney XD in 2015.

Based on the characters from this summer's blockbuster hit Guardians of the Galaxy, it will star Peter Quill aka Star-Lord and his band of offbeat galactic heroes made up of Drax the Destroyer; Gamora; Rocket Raccoon; and of course Groot.

Test footage of the new series was shown at NYCC, which you can see below.

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