The new trailer for Marvel's upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy has been released.

Directed by James Gunn, Guardians of the Galaxy follows on-the-run adventurer Peter Quill who forms an uneasy truce with "gun-toting raccoon" Rocket, "tree-like humanoid" Groot, "the deadly and enigmatic" Gamora and "the revenge-driven Drax the Destroyer".

The film stars Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel as the voice of Groot, Bradley Cooper as the voice of Rocket, Lee Pace, Michael Rooker, Karen Gillan, Djimon Hounsou, John C Reilly, Glenn Close and Benicio del Toro.

Guardians of the Galaxy is released in Irish cinemas on Friday August 1.

Guardians of the Galaxy

Guardians of the Galaxy

Guardians of the Galaxy

Guardians of the Galaxy

Guardians of the Galaxy

Guardians of the Galaxy