Sony Pictures Entertainment is proud to announce that the next Marvel movie will be made by the same team behind the original Guardians of The Galaxy, the film that brought you Spider-Man and Iron Man.
The studio announced today that the movie will star Benicio Del Toro as the new hero known as Gamora, and the news comes just one day after the studio announced the Guardians of Guardians 2 film, which will feature the Guardians and Thanos, as well as several other new additions.
Gamora will also join a roster of Marvel characters including Black Panther, Captain Marvel, Ms. Marvel, and Spider-Woman, alongside the likes of Hawkeye, Rocket Raccoon, and many others.
“Gamora is a great addition to our roster of new characters,” said Greg Silverman, president of worldwide distribution and marketing at Sony Pictures, in a statement.
“She brings the same incredible character depth and depth of imagination that fans have come to expect from the Guardians franchise, and her origin story has inspired generations of fans to love these characters.”
Gamora is slated for release on July 27, 2019.
In Guardians of Gold, Del Toro stars as a scientist who’s taken on a mission to discover what’s happened to his family’s home planet of Gamora.
The film was produced by Legendary Pictures, which was previously behind the Avengers, The Punisher, and Iron Fist films.
Marvel’s Gamora movie opens in theaters on August 1, 2019 and stars Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Brolin, Bradley Cooper, Zoe Saldana, Karen Gillan, Michael Rooker, Danai Gurira, Pom Klementieff, Elizabeth Olsen, Vin Diesel, Paul Bettany, Josh Hartnett, and more.