Without it even being released in theaters quite yet, Guardians of the Galaxy is already breaking records. The fact that non-Avengers heroes can be wildly marketable and successful is sure to make many at Marvel breath a sigh of relief and is sure to get them to start planning their next big idea.
Fandango reports that Guardians of the Galaxy is poised to be the biggest August pre-seller in their history, beating 2007′s Bourne Ultimatum, and also this year’s #1 non-sequel pre-seller, outpacing The Lego Movie. All this is fantastic news when you consider that the characters weren’t even A-listers in the comics before this movie, Chris Pratt is stepping into a major, leading role for the first time, and one of the leads is a talking tree.
With all that, and more, in mind Fandango did some polls involving those that pre-ordered tickets on the site and had some very interesting things to show. (more…)