James Gunn in talks to direct GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY

Heat Vision reports Super director James Gunn is Marvel’s top choice to direct the upcoming superhero saga Guardians of the Galaxy.

In addition, it has been recently reported that screenwriter Chris McCoy was hired to rewritethe existing script by Nicole Perlman.

The Guardians of the Galaxy tells the story of a futuristic team of superheroes protect the galaxy from danger, and features Drax The Destroyer, a resurrected human warrior who wants to kill Thanos, Star-Lord, an intergalactic vigilante who is half-human/half-alien, a giant tree named Groot and a talking Rocket Raccoon named Gamora.

Guardians of the Galaxy is the first original title in Marvel’s “Phase 2″ of superhero movies, including titles such as Iron Man 3, Captain America: The winter soldier and Thor: The Dark World , and The Avengers 2.